Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) Jumps 8.55% on January 21

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Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 21 as the stock popped 8.55% to $17.02, representing a gain of $1.34 per share. Some 938,423 shares traded hands on 7,485 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 910,367 shares out of a total float of 22.52 million. The stock opened at $15.64 and traded with an intraday range of $18.85 to $15.23.

After today's gains, Esperion Therapeutics Inc. reached a market cap of $383.27 million. Esperion Therapeutics Inc. has had a trading range between $120.96 and $12.61 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $23.73 and a 200-day SMA of $58.49.

Esperion Therapeutics Inc is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated levels of elevated levels of LDL-C.

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. is based out of Ann Arbor, MI and has some 21 employees. Its CEO is Timothy M. Mayleben.

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