Blue Nile Inc (NILE) Jumps 6.72% on February 16

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Blue Nile Inc (NILE) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 6.72% to $26.52, representing a gain of $1.67 per share. Some 110,206 shares traded hands on 1,298 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 119,005 shares out of a total float of 11.53 million. The stock opened at $25.09 and traded with an intraday range of $26.55 to $24.89.

After today's gains, Blue Nile Inc reached a market cap of $305.86 million. Blue Nile Inc has had a trading range between $39.00 and $22.33 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $34.49 and a 200-day SMA of $32.62.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 27.3.

Blue Nile Inc is an online retailer of high-quality diamonds and fine jewelry such as engagement and non-engagement products. It offers its products for sale through its website in over 40 countries and territories throughout the world.

Blue Nile Inc is based out of Seattle, WA and has some 301 employees. Its CEO is Harvey S. Kanter.

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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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