Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. (GIFI) Jumps 5.5% on January 21

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Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. (GIFI) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 21 as the stock popped 5.5% to $8.25, representing a gain of $0.43 per share. Some 41,673 shares traded hands on 475 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 76,389 shares out of a total float of 14.55 million. The stock opened at $7.81 and traded with an intraday range of $8.33 to $7.81.

After today's gains, Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. reached a market cap of $120.08 million. Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has had a trading range between $18.03 and $7.80 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $9.68 and a 200-day SMA of $11.27.

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc is a fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms and other specialized structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and gas reserves.

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. is based out of Houston, LA and has some 1,360 employees. Its CEO is Kirk J. Meche.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for GIFI. 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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