Education Management Corp (EDMC) Jumps 44% on February 12

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Education Management Corp (EDMC) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 12 as the stock popped 44% to $0.11, representing a gain of $0.033 per share. Some 6,333 shares traded hands on 1 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 39,557 shares out of a total float of 126.06 million. The stock opened at $0.11 and traded with an intraday range of $0.11 to $0.11.

After today's gains, Education Management Corp reached a market cap of $13.61 million. Education Management Corp has had a trading range between $0.37 and $0.05 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $0.10 and a 200-day SMA of $0.11.

Education Management Corp along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing post-secondary education in North America. It offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both.

Education Management Corp is based out of Pittsburgh, PA and has some 20,800 employees. Its CEO is Edward H. west.

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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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