Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) Soars 6.36% on March 12

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Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) had a good day on the market for Monday March 12 as shares jumped 6.36% to close at $80.05. About 1.63 million shares traded hands on 13,535 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 593,841 shares out of a total float of 26.5 million. After opening the trading day at $71.00, shares of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. stayed within a range of $81.29 to $70.50.

With today's gains, Esperion Therapeutics Inc. now has a market cap of $2.12 billion. Shares of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. have been trading within a range of $82.68 and $20.39 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $72.68 and a 200-day SMA of $54.18.

Esperion Therapeutics Inc is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, or LDL-C, lowering therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated LDL-C.

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. is based out of Ann Arbor, MI and has some 57 employees. Its CEO is Timothy M. Mayleben.

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Esperion Therapeutics Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000. 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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