Amyris Inc. (AMRS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday January 26 as the stock popped 26.42% to $1.56, representing a gain of $0.325 per share. Some 223,561 shares traded hands on 978 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 245,004 shares out of a total float of 192.17 million. The stock opened at $1.27 and traded with an intraday range of $1.60 to $1.24.
After today's gains, Amyris Inc. reached a market cap of $298.83 million. Amyris Inc. has had a trading range between $3.11 and $1.13 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $1.54 and a 200-day SMA of $1.83.
Amyris Inc is a renewable products company engaged in providing sustainable alternatives to petroleum-sourced products. It developed microbial engineering and screening technologies that modify the way microorganisms process sugars.
Amyris Inc. is based out of Emeryville, CA and has some 405 employees. Its CEO is John Melo.
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