Basic Energy Services (BAS) Jumps 11.24% on February 17

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Basic Energy Services (BAS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 11.24% to $1.98, representing a gain of $0.2 per share. Some 771,056 shares traded hands on 1,870 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 2.24 million shares out of a total float of 42.61 million. The stock opened at $1.78 and traded with an intraday range of $2.04 to $1.78.

After today's gains, Basic Energy Services reached a market cap of $84.37 million. Basic Energy Services has had a trading range between $10.50 and $1.52 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.34 and a 200-day SMA of $4.97.

Basic Energy Services Inc provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies, including completion and remedial services, fluid services, well servicing and contract drilling in the United States.

Basic Energy Services is based out of Fort Worth, TX and has some 5,700 employees. Its CEO is Thomas Monroe Patterson.

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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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