BioScrip Inc. (BIOS) Jumps 18.44% on February 18

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BioScrip Inc. (BIOS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 18 as the stock popped 18.44% to $2.12, representing a gain of $0.33 per share. Some 1.64 million shares traded hands on 5,680 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 957,329 shares out of a total float of 68.75 million. The stock opened at $1.78 and traded with an intraday range of $2.14 to $1.78.

After today's gains, BioScrip Inc. reached a market cap of $145.74 million. BioScrip Inc. has had a trading range between $6.22 and $1.19 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $1.66 and a 200-day SMA of $2.47.

BioScrip Inc provides home infusion & other home healthcare services to patients, physicians, hospitals, healthcare payors & pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide clinical management solutions & delivers cost-effective access to medications.

BioScrip Inc. is based out of Elmsford, NY and has some 2,490 employees. Its CEO is Richard M. Smith.

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