JG Wentworth Co (The) (JGW) Drops 8.72% on January 05

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JG Wentworth Co (The) (JGW) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 05 as the stock slid 8.72% to $1.60, a loss of $-0.1526 per share. Starting at an opening price of $1.75 a share, the stock traded between $1.59 and $1.81 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 208,527 shares over 725 trades, against an average daily volume of 183,868 shares and a total float of 24.97 million.

The losses send JG Wentworth Co (The) down to a market cap of $39.89 million. In the last year, JG Wentworth Co (The) has traded between $11.41 and $1.45, and its 50-day SMA is currently $2.77 and 200-day SMA is $6.79.

The JG Wentworth Company provides liquidity to its customers by purchasing structured settlement, annuity and lottery payment streams, as well as interests in the proceeds of legal claims, in the United States.

JG Wentworth Co (The) is based out of Radnor, PA and has some 410 employees. Its CEO is Stewart Stockdale.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of JG Wentworth Co (The), check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for JGW. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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