Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday January 26 as the stock popped 5.31% to $5.95, representing a gain of $0.3 per share. Some 160,111 shares traded hands on 850 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 132,999 shares out of a total float of 40.97 million. The stock opened at $6.14 and traded with an intraday range of $6.14 to $5.73.
After today's gains, Casella Waste Systems Inc. reached a market cap of $243.75 million. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has had a trading range between $7.24 and $3.66 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $6.16 and a 200-day SMA of $5.96.
Casella Waste Systems Inc is a vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company. It provides resource management expertise and services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers.
Casella Waste Systems Inc. is based out of Rutland, VT and has some 1,900 employees. Its CEO is John W. Casella.
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