Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LXRX) Jumps 5.01% on February 12

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LXRX) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 12 as the stock popped 5.01% to $8.80, representing a gain of $0.42 per share. Some 409,684 shares traded hands on 4,034 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 805,533 shares out of a total float of 103.62 million. The stock opened at $8.44 and traded with an intraday range of $8.83 to $8.21.

After today's gains, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. reached a market cap of $911.88 million. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. has had a trading range between $15.79 and $6.06 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $11.52 and a 200-day SMA of $10.52.

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.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for LXRX. 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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