Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) Soars 1.12% on February 01

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Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) had a good day on the market for Monday February 01 as shares jumped 1.12% to close at $49.82. About 1.26 million shares traded hands on 20,114 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of n/a shares out of a total float of 133.3 million. After opening the trading day at $51.50, shares of Iridium Communications Inc stayed within a range of $51.50 to $49.29.

With today's gains, Iridium Communications Inc now has a market cap of $6.64 billion. Shares of Iridium Communications Inc have been trading within a range of $54.51 and $16.88 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a.

Iridium Communications Inc is a United States based company which offers voice and data communications services and products to businesses, U.S. and international government agencies and other customer on a global basis. It is a provider of mobile voice and data communications services through a constellation of low earth orbiting satellites. Reaching across land, sea, and air, including the polar regions, Iridium's solutions are ideally suited for industries such as maritime, aviation, government/military, emergency/humanitarian services, mining, forestry, oil and gas, heavy equipment, transportation and utilities. Iridium also provides service to subscribers from the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other civil and government agencies around the world.

Iridium Communications Inc is based out of McLean, VA and has some 512 employees. Its CEO is Matthew J. Desch.

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Iridium Communications Inc is also a component of the Russell 2000. 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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