Horsehead Hldg Corp (ZINC) Jumps 16.2% on December 23

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Horsehead Hldg Corp (ZINC) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 23 as the stock popped 16.2% to $2.08, representing a gain of $0.29 per share. Some 1.52 million shares traded hands on 3,681 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 2.04 million shares out of a total float of 57.94 million. The stock opened at $1.82 and traded with an intraday range of $2.13 to $1.81.

After today's gains, Horsehead Hldg Corp reached a market cap of $120.51 million. Horsehead Hldg Corp has had a trading range between $16.05 and $1.57 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.70 and a 200-day SMA of $8.31.

Horsehead Holding Corp is a producer of zinc and nickel-based products. It is also the recycler of electric arc furnace dust in the United States and a recycler of hazardous and non-hazardous waste for the specialty steel industry.

Horsehead Hldg Corp is based out of Pittsburgh, PA and has some 747 employees. Its CEO is James M. Hensler.

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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.

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