Astronics Corporation (ATRO) Soars 15.57% on January 12

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Astronics Corporation (ATRO) had a good day on the market for Friday January 12 as shares jumped 15.57% to close at $47.35. About 566,043 shares traded hands on 5,139 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 143,512 shares out of a total float of 28 million. After opening the trading day at $43.23, shares of Astronics Corporation stayed within a range of $48.50 to $43.00.

With today's gains, Astronics Corporation now has a market cap of $1.33 billion.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 34.7. Shares of Astronics Corporation have been trading within a range of $44.19 and $23.95 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $39.95 and a 200-day SMA of $32.45.

Astronics Corp supplies products to the aerospace, defense and other industries. Its products include lighting & safety systems, electrical power generation & distribution systems, aircraft structures, avionics products & automatic test systems.

Astronics Corporation is based out of East Aurora, NY and has some 2,300 employees. Its CEO is Peter J. Gundermann.

For a complete fundamental analysis of Astronics Corporation, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for ATRO.

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Astronics Corporation is also a component of the Russell 2000. 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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