Ardmore Shipping Corp (ASC) Jumps 5.34% on February 16

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Ardmore Shipping Corp (ASC) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 5.34% to $7.89, representing a gain of $0.4 per share. Some 107,993 shares traded hands on 859 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 323,172 shares out of a total float of 26.11 million. The stock opened at $7.64 and traded with an intraday range of $7.95 to $7.48.

After today's gains, Ardmore Shipping Corp reached a market cap of $206 million. Ardmore Shipping Corp has had a trading range between $15.07 and $7.11 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $10.47 and a 200-day SMA of $11.56.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 6.1.

Ardmore Shipping Corp is engaged in the ocean transportation of petroleum and chemical products in international trade through the ownership and operation of a fleet of tankers.

Ardmore Shipping Corp is based out of Hamilton, and has some 4 employees. Its CEO is Anthony Gurnee.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Ardmore Shipping Corp, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for ASC. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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