CytRx Corporation (CYTR) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday February 17 as the stock slid 5.78% to $2.61, a loss of $-0.16 per share. Starting at an opening price of $2.77 a share, the stock traded between $2.55 and $2.79 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.22 million shares over 3,223 trades, against an average daily volume of 485,669 shares and a total float of 66.48 million.
The losses send CytRx Corporation down to a market cap of $173.51 million. In the last year, CytRx Corporation has traded between $5.42 and $1.55, and its 50-day SMA is currently $2.28 and 200-day SMA is $2.96.
CytRx Corp is a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology. Its oncology pipeline includes three clinical-stage drug candidates in various stages of development: Aldoxorubicin, Tamibarotene, and Bafetinib.
CytRx Corporation is based out of Los Angeles, CA and has some 26 employees. Its CEO is Steven A. Kriegsman.
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