Heartware International Inc (HTWR) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 11.07% to $29.39, representing a gain of $2.93 per share. Some 729,030 shares traded hands on 5,394 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 590,488 shares out of a total float of 17.32 million. The stock opened at $26.46 and traded with an intraday range of $29.55 to $26.00.
After today's gains, Heartware International Inc reached a market cap of $508.89 million. Heartware International Inc has had a trading range between $95.59 and $25.02 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $46.47 and a 200-day SMA of $65.96.
Heartware International Inc is a medical device company. It develops and manufactures small implantable heart pumps, or ventricular assist devices, for the treatment of heart failure.
Heartware International Inc is based out of Framingham, MA and has some 585 employees. Its CEO is Douglas Godshall.
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