Greatbatch (GB) Drops 12.63% on January 12

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Greatbatch (GB) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 12 as the stock slid 12.63% to $43.58, a loss of $-6.3 per share. Starting at an opening price of $46.45 a share, the stock traded between $43.05 and $49.45 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 485,982 shares over 4,380 trades, against an average daily volume of 222,897 shares and a total float of 30.56 million.

The losses send Greatbatch down to a market cap of $1.33 billion. In the last year, Greatbatch has traded between $63.19 and $47.36, and its 50-day SMA is currently $55.36 and 200-day SMA is $54.33.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 41.5.

Greatbatch Inc designs and manufactures critical components that help to advance medical device technology across various applications. The Company operates in two segments namely Greatbatch Medical and QiG Group.

Greatbatch is based out of Frisco, TX and has some 3,690 employees. Its CEO is Thomas J. Hook.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Greatbatch, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for GB. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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