Barnes Group Inc. (B) Jumps 8% on February 19

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Barnes Group Inc. (B) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 19 as the stock popped 8% to $34.29, representing a gain of $2.54 per share. Some 568,187 shares traded hands on 4,142 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 262,044 shares out of a total float of 54.9 million. The stock opened at $32.59 and traded with an intraday range of $34.75 to $32.59.

After today's gains, Barnes Group Inc. reached a market cap of $1.88 billion. Barnes Group Inc. has had a trading range between $41.78 and $30.07 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $33.21 and a 200-day SMA of $37.19.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 13.7.

Barnes Group Inc is an industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, serving end markets and customers. Its engineered products and services are used in critical applications that provide transportation, manufacturing and technology.

Barnes Group Inc. is based out of Bristol, CT and has some 4,515 employees. Its CEO is Patrick J. Dempsey.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Barnes Group Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for B. 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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