Chimerix Inc. (CMRX) Jumps 14.14% on December 30

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Chimerix Inc. (CMRX) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 30 as the stock popped 14.14% to $8.41, representing a gain of $1.042 per share. Some 12.19 million shares traded hands on 34,632 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 821,242 shares out of a total float of 46.15 million. The stock opened at $7.34 and traded with an intraday range of $8.56 to $7.24.

After today's gains, Chimerix Inc. reached a market cap of $388.18 million. Chimerix Inc. has had a trading range between $58.04 and $6.43 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $36.78 and a 200-day SMA of $42.01.

Chimerix Inc is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes oral antivirals. It has two compounds in clinical development: brincidofovir - CMX001 and CMX157.

Chimerix Inc. is based out of Durham, NC and has some 123 employees. Its CEO is M. Michelle Berrey.

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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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