Black Hills Corp. (BKH) Jumps 5.03% on February 12

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Black Hills Corp. (BKH) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 12 as the stock popped 5.03% to $54.24, representing a gain of $2.6 per share. Some 1.22 million shares traded hands on 7,920 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 684,800 shares out of a total float of 44.85 million. The stock opened at $51.73 and traded with an intraday range of $54.24 to $48.19.

After today's gains, Black Hills Corp. reached a market cap of $2.43 billion. Black Hills Corp. has had a trading range between $53.26 and $36.81 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $45.91 and a 200-day SMA of $43.43.

Black Hills Corp is a vertically-integrated energy company. It operates in utilities group comprised of regulated electric utilities & regulated gas utilities, and non-regulated energy group comprised of power generation, coal mining and oil and gas.

Black Hills Corp. is based out of Rapid City, SD and has some 2,021 employees. Its CEO is David R. Emery.

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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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