Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH) Jumps 12.57% on January 28

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Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 28 as the stock popped 12.57% to $42.19, representing a gain of $4.71 per share. Some 42,759 shares traded hands on 414 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 39,193 shares out of a total float of 8.22 million. The stock opened at $39.56 and traded with an intraday range of $42.42 to $38.11.

After today's gains, Meta Financial Group Inc reached a market cap of $346.8 million. Meta Financial Group Inc has had a trading range between $53.51 and $32.12 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $43.15 and a 200-day SMA of $43.17.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 14.

Meta Financial Group Inc is a unitary savings and loan holding company. The Company is engaged in two core businesses namely, retail banking and Meta Payment Systems.

Meta Financial Group Inc is based out of Sioux Falls, SD and has some 638 employees. Its CEO is J. Tyler Haahr.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Meta Financial Group Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CASH. 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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