Contango Oil & Gas Co. (MCF) Jumps 14.08% on January 27

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Contango Oil & Gas Co. (MCF) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 27 as the stock popped 14.08% to $5.67, representing a gain of $0.7 per share. Some 233,909 shares traded hands on 1,200 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 143,510 shares out of a total float of 19.4 million. The stock opened at $4.97 and traded with an intraday range of $5.99 to $4.94.

After today's gains, Contango Oil & Gas Co. reached a market cap of $110.02 million. Contango Oil & Gas Co. has had a trading range between $33.17 and $3.68 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $6.32 and a 200-day SMA of $10.55.

Contango Oil & Gas Company is an independent energy company. It is engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids reserves in the Gulf of Mexico.

Contango Oil & Gas Co. is based out of Houston, TX and has some 92 employees. Its CEO is Allan D. Keel.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Contango Oil & Gas Co., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MCF. 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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