Genesis Healthcare Inc. (GEN) Plunges 5.78% on August 10

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Genesis Healthcare Inc. (GEN) had a rough trading day for Friday August 10 as shares tumbled 5.78%, or a loss of $-0.1 per share, to close at $1.63. After opening the day at $1.72, shares of Genesis Healthcare Inc. traded as high as $1.72 and as low as $1.62. Volume was 455,221 shares over 1,429 trades, against an average daily volume of 841,329 shares and a total float of 159.45 million.

As a result of the decline, Genesis Healthcare Inc. now has a market cap of $259.9 million. In the last year, shares of Genesis Healthcare Inc. have traded between a range of $2.86 and $0.60, and its 50-day SMA is currently $2.02 and 200-day SMA is $1.40.

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Genesis Healthcare Inc is a post-acute care provider in the United States. The company operates skilled nursing centers and assisted/senior living communities. It also supplies rehabilitation and respiratory therapy.

Genesis Healthcare Inc. is based out of Kennett Square, PA and has some 68,700 employees. Its CEO is George V. Hager.

Genesis Healthcare Inc. is 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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