Medicines Company (MDCO) Jumps 13.63% on January 20

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Medicines Company (MDCO) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 20 as the stock popped 13.63% to $35.81, representing a gain of $4.295 per share. Some 5.6 million shares traded hands on 33,271 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 1.29 million shares out of a total float of 69.44 million. The stock opened at $31.03 and traded with an intraday range of $36.24 to $30.50.

After today's gains, Medicines Company reached a market cap of $2.49 billion. Medicines Company has had a trading range between $43.79 and $24.14 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $38.18 and a 200-day SMA of $33.67.

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.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Medicines Company, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MDCO. 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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