Axcelis Technologies Inc. (ACLS) Jumps 8.64% on January 14

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Axcelis Technologies Inc. (ACLS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 8.64% to $2.64, representing a gain of $0.21 per share. Some 834,831 shares traded hands on 3,295 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 715,627 shares out of a total float of 115.71 million. The stock opened at $2.42 and traded with an intraday range of $2.64 to $2.41.

After today's gains, Axcelis Technologies Inc. reached a market cap of $305.48 million. Axcelis Technologies Inc. has had a trading range between $3.50 and $2.21 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.56 and a 200-day SMA of $2.85.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 20.1.

Axcelis Technologies Inc designs, manufactures and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. It also provides aftermarket lifecycle products and services.

Axcelis Technologies Inc. is based out of Beverly, MA and has some 765 employees. Its CEO is Mary G. Puma.

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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.

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