Empire Resorts Inc (NYNY) Jumps 17.1% on January 20

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Empire Resorts Inc (NYNY) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 20 as the stock popped 17.1% to $14.79, representing a gain of $2.16 per share. Some 62,474 shares traded hands on 573 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 19,081 shares out of a total float of 9.52 million. The stock opened at $12.59 and traded with an intraday range of $14.83 to $12.59.

After today's gains, Empire Resorts Inc reached a market cap of $140.87 million. Empire Resorts Inc has had a trading range between $34.25 and $11.42 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $19.60 and a 200-day SMA of $23.23.

Empire Resorts Inc, through its subsidiary, owns and operates Monticello Casino and Raceway, a 45,000 square foot video gaming machine and harness horse-racing facility located in Monticello, New York.

Empire Resorts Inc is based out of Monticello, NY and has some 290 employees. Its CEO is Joseph A. D'Amato.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Empire Resorts Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for NYNY. 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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