Berry Plastics Group (BERY) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 21

Equities Staff |

Berry Plastics Group (BERY) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 21, as the stock lost 2.57% to a closing price of $30.10. The stock saw 2.2 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 15,383 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 1.23 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Berry Plastics Group has a P/B ratio of -52.8. It also has a P/E ratio of 44.1. The stock has traded between $37.59 and $28.41 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $34.93, and its 200-day SMA $33.30.

Berry Plastics Group Inc is a provider of plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials. Its products include drink cups, thin-wall containers, bottles, specialty closures, prescription vials and specialty films.

Headquartered in Evansville, IN, Berry Plastics Group has 16,000 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Jonathan D. Rich.

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

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RUSSELL 3000

The Russell 3000 is not well known outside the world of finance, but it’s one of the strongest indices out there for getting a broad sense of the stock market. Unlike the better-known Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500, membership on the Russell 3000 isn’t selected by committee. It’s simply the 3,000 most valuable companies in the country.

With 3,000 stocks making up the index, it gives a broad look at the markets, including the small-and mid-cap companies that aren’t on the Dow or the S&P 500. And with a rules-based system for determining membership, there’s no bias that could potentially limit membership. That’s why many financial professionals will turn to the Russell 3000 long before the better-known indices when trying to take the temperature of the market.

For more news on the financial markets, go to Equities.com. Also, learn more about our independent proprietary equity research reports and our robust do-it-yourself Stock Valuation Analysis reports in our Research section.

All data provided by QuoteMedia and was accurate as of 4:30PM ET.



DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Comments

Emerging Growth

Liberty One Lithium Corp.

Liberty One Lithium Corp, formerly Peace River Capital Corp is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas in Ontario and Montana.

Private Markets

Initial State

Initial State is an Internet of Things (IoT) data analytics & data management platform company. We turn sensor and event data into information that matters by making it easy to…

Santo Diablo Mezcal

Santo Diablo Mezcal has been created to capitalize on a boom sector of the beverage market currently full of many small unmemorable products by producing one sexy, household, easily recognizable…