Lee Enterprises Inc. (LEE) Jumps 8.94% on February 22

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Lee Enterprises Inc. (LEE) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Monday February 22 as the stock popped 8.94% to $1.34, representing a gain of $0.11 per share. Some 170,881 shares traded hands on 309 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 212,246 shares out of a total float of 55.53 million. The stock opened at $1.24 and traded with an intraday range of $1.34 to $1.24.

After today's gains, Lee Enterprises Inc. reached a market cap of $74.41 million. Lee Enterprises Inc. has had a trading range between $3.55 and $1.15 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $1.49 and a 200-day SMA of $2.24.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 2.7.

Lee Enterprises Inc is a provider of local news and information and a platform for advertising, in midsize markets with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others.

Lee Enterprises Inc. is based out of Davenport, IA and has some 4,500 employees. Its CEO is Mary E. Junck.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Lee Enterprises Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for LEE. 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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