Flotek Industries Inc. (FTK) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 19

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Flotek Industries Inc. (FTK) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 19, as the stock lost 24.52% to a closing price of $5.53. The stock saw 4.47 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 18,689 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 923,411 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Flotek Industries Inc. has a P/B ratio of 1.01. It also has a P/E ratio of 91.6. The stock has traded between $21.72 and $7.16 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $11.06, and its 200-day SMA $14.60.

Flotek Industries Inc provides drilling and production products and services to the energy and mining industries. The Company offers oilfield specialty chemistries and logistics, downhole drilling tools, and production related tools.

Headquartered in Houston, TX, Flotek Industries Inc. has 561 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO John W. Chisholm.

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