Horizon Pharma Plc (HZNP) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 27 as the stock slid 7.65% to $17.14, a loss of $-1.42 per share. Starting at an opening price of $18.35 a share, the stock traded between $17.08 and $18.84 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 3.28 million shares over 19,165 trades, against an average daily volume of 6.57 million shares and a total float of 159.29 million.
The losses send Horizon Pharma Plc down to a market cap of $2.73 billion. In the last year, Horizon Pharma Plc has traded between $39.49 and $12.86, and its 50-day SMA is currently $20.10 and 200-day SMA is $26.54.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 232.
Horizon Pharma PLC is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company's product portfolio consists of ACTIMMUNE, DUEXIS, PENNSAID 2% and RAYOS/LODOTRA, which addresses the unmet therapeutic needs in arthritis, pain, inflammatory and/or orphan diseases.
Horizon Pharma Plc is based out of Dublin 4, and has some 710 employees. Its CEO is Timothy P. Walbert.
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