Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) Jumps 8.79% on February 17

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 8.79% to $3.59, representing a gain of $0.29 per share. Some 395,610 shares traded hands on 2,155 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 282,499 shares out of a total float of 60.45 million. The stock opened at $3.31 and traded with an intraday range of $3.65 to $3.31.

After today's gains, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation reached a market cap of $217 million. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has had a trading range between $7.76 and $2.96 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $3.66 and a 200-day SMA of $4.89.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 14.7.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp is a provider of dredging services in the United States. The Company also owns specialty contracting service providers which primarily offers environmental, remediation and geotechnical services throughout the USA.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is based out of Oak Brook, IL and has some 1,598 employees. Its CEO is Jonathan W. Berger.

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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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