Exelixis Inc. (EXEL) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 04 as the stock popped 5.3% to $4.67, representing a gain of $0.235 per share. Some 3.24 million shares traded hands on 18,178 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 4.35 million shares out of a total float of 227.22 million. The stock opened at $4.30 and traded with an intraday range of $4.78 to $4.24.
After today's gains, Exelixis Inc. reached a market cap of $1.06 billion. Exelixis Inc. has had a trading range between $6.81 and $1.80 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $5.00 and a 200-day SMA of $4.87.
Exelixis Inc is a biotechnology company that develops small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer.
Exelixis Inc. is based out of South San Francisco, CA and has some 98 employees. Its CEO is Michael M. Morrissey.
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