Dawson Geophysical Co. (DWSN) Jumps 8.94% on January 20

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Dawson Geophysical Co. (DWSN) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 20 as the stock popped 8.94% to $3.29, representing a gain of $0.27 per share. Some 62,014 shares traded hands on 355 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 59,365 shares out of a total float of 21.57 million. The stock opened at $2.98 and traded with an intraday range of $3.29 to $2.90.

After today's gains, Dawson Geophysical Co. reached a market cap of $70.97 million. Dawson Geophysical Co. has had a trading range between $7.31 and $2.93 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $3.79 and a 200-day SMA of $4.43.

Dawson Geophysical Co is a provider of seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada. The Company acquires geophysical data using the latest in 3-D survey techniques.

Dawson Geophysical Co. is based out of Midland, TX and has some 745 employees. Its CEO is .

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