HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) Jumps 5.41% on February 16

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HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 5.41% to $11.41, representing a gain of $0.585 per share. Some 314,487 shares traded hands on 2,959 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 805,837 shares out of a total float of 86.01 million. The stock opened at $10.95 and traded with an intraday range of $11.49 to $10.86.

After today's gains, HMS Holdings Corp reached a market cap of $980.93 million. HMS Holdings Corp has had a trading range between $20.12 and $8.11 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $12.01 and a 200-day SMA of $12.59.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 72.1.

HMS Holdings Corp operates in the U.S. healthcare insurance benefit cost containment marketplace. It provides coordination of benefits services to government, private healthcare payers, sponsors to ensure that responsible party pays healthcare claims.

HMS Holdings Corp is based out of Irving, TX and has some 2,296 employees. Its CEO is William C. Lucia.

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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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