Gaiam Inc. (GAIA) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 19

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Gaiam Inc. (GAIA) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 19, as the stock lost 7.38% to a closing price of $5.02. The stock saw 75,956 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 413 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 44,916 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Gaiam Inc. has a P/B ratio of 1.51. The stock has traded between $7.75 and $5.00 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $6.42, and its 200-day SMA $6.52.

Gaiam Inc develops and markets yoga, fitness and wellness products and accessories. It offers yoga clothing, yoga mats, fitness clothing, workout videos, gym bags, meditation and other fitness related services.

Headquartered in Louisville, CO, Gaiam Inc. has 261 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Lynn Powers.

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