Arch Coal Inc. (ACI) Drops 13.65% on December 24

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Arch Coal Inc. (ACI) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday December 24 as the stock slid 13.65% to $0.95, a loss of $-0.1501 per share. Starting at an opening price of $1.10 a share, the stock traded between $0.94 and $1.10 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.85 million shares over 4,247 trades, against an average daily volume of 3.14 million shares and a total float of 21.29 million.

The losses send Arch Coal Inc. down to a market cap of $20.22 million. In the last year, Arch Coal Inc. has traded between $19.00 and $0.80, and its 50-day SMA is currently $1.62 and 200-day SMA is $4.67.

Arch Coal Inc is a coal producer in the United States, which sells coal to power plants, steel mills and industrial facilities.

Arch Coal Inc. is based out of St. Louis, MO and has some 5,000 employees. Its CEO is John W. Eaves.

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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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