Horizon Pharma Plc (HZNP) Jumps 7.51% on December 23

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Horizon Pharma Plc (HZNP) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 23 as the stock popped 7.51% to $22.67, representing a gain of $1.584 per share. Some 3.63 million shares traded hands on 20,851 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 6.26 million shares out of a total float of 159.29 million. The stock opened at $21.44 and traded with an intraday range of $23.10 to $21.11.

After today's gains, Horizon Pharma Plc reached a market cap of $3.61 billion. Horizon Pharma Plc has had a trading range between $39.49 and $12.16 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $19.14 and a 200-day SMA of $26.99.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 263.6.

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.

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

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