Applied Genetic Technologies Corp (AGTC) Jumps 5.64% on January 18

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Applied Genetic Technologies Corp (AGTC) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Monday January 18 as the stock popped 5.64% to $15.55, representing a gain of $0.83 per share. Some 157,973 shares traded hands on 1,563 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 174,713 shares out of a total float of 18 million. The stock opened at $14.27 and traded with an intraday range of $15.60 to $13.96.

After today's gains, Applied Genetic Technologies Corp reached a market cap of $279.96 million. Applied Genetic Technologies Corp has had a trading range between $25.42 and $10.89 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $17.00 and a 200-day SMA of $17.03.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. It is developing gene therapy products designed to transform the lives of patients with severe diseases in ophthalmology.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp is based out of Alachua, FL and has some 35 employees. Its CEO is Susan B. Washer.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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