Medicines Company (MDCO) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday February 05 as the stock slid 5.26% to $31.13, a loss of $-1.73 per share. Starting at an opening price of $32.75 a share, the stock traded between $30.60 and $33.62 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 867,650 shares over 6,127 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.27 million shares and a total float of 69.44 million.
The losses send Medicines Company down to a market cap of $2.16 billion. In the last year, Medicines Company has traded between $43.79 and $25.27, and its 50-day SMA is currently $36.81 and 200-day SMA is $34.05.
The Medicines Co is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company markets Angiomax, Cleviprex injectable emulsion, Minocin for injection, Orbactiv, PreveLeakTM and Recothrom Thrombin topical. The Company also sells ready?to?use formulation of Argatroban.
Medicines Company is based out of Parsippany, NJ and has some 727 employees. Its CEO is Clive A. Meanwell.
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