Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) Jumps 8.3% on December 24

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Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday December 24 as the stock popped 8.3% to $5.22, representing a gain of $0.4 per share. Some 242,917 shares traded hands on 1,542 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 301,287 shares out of a total float of 108.78 million. The stock opened at $4.86 and traded with an intraday range of $5.33 to $4.86.

After today's gains, Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated reached a market cap of $567.81 million. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated has had a trading range between $7.67 and $2.69 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $4.58 and a 200-day SMA of $5.23.

Corcept Therapeutics Inc is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of severe metabolic, psychiatric and oncologic disorders associated with thesteroid hormone cortisol.

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated is based out of Menlo Park, CA and has some 57 employees. Its CEO is Joseph K. Belanoff.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CORT. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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