Career Education Corporation (CECO) Jumps 5.51% on December 22

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Career Education Corporation (CECO) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday December 22 as the stock popped 5.51% to $3.64, representing a gain of $0.19 per share. Some 153,623 shares traded hands on 1,198 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 388,241 shares out of a total float of 68 million. The stock opened at $3.45 and traded with an intraday range of $3.65 to $3.45.

After today's gains, Career Education Corporation reached a market cap of $247.51 million. Career Education Corporation has had a trading range between $7.10 and $2.76 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $3.87 and a 200-day SMA of $4.04.

Career Education Corp provides online, on-ground and hybrid learning programs. It serves students from campuses throughout the USA, offering programs that lead to doctoral, master's, bachelor's & associate degrees, as well as to diplomas & certificates.

Career Education Corporation is based out of Schaumburg, IL and has some 8,127 employees. Its CEO is Todd S. Nelson.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Career Education Corporation, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CECO. 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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