Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LXRX) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 13 as the stock slid 6.06% to $10.39, a loss of $-0.67 per share. Starting at an opening price of $11.13 a share, the stock traded between $10.25 and $11.29 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 331,078 shares over 3,628 trades, against an average daily volume of 947,266 shares and a total float of 103.62 million.
The losses send Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. down to a market cap of $1.08 billion. In the last year, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. has traded between $15.79 and $6.06, and its 50-day SMA is currently $12.76 and 200-day SMA is $10.23.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc operates as a biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovery and development of breakthrough treatments for human disease.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. is based out of The Woodlands, TX and has some 106 employees. Its CEO is Lonnel Coats.
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