MidSouth Bancorp Inc. (MSL) Jumps 5.5% on February 15

Equities Staff |

MidSouth Bancorp Inc. (MSL) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Monday February 15 as the stock popped 5.5% to $7.10, representing a gain of $0.37 per share. Some 19,775 shares traded hands on 126 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 39,640 shares out of a total float of 11.36 million. The stock opened at $6.81 and traded with an intraday range of $7.14 to $6.57.

After today's gains, MidSouth Bancorp Inc. reached a market cap of $80.67 million. MidSouth Bancorp Inc. has had a trading range between $15.78 and $6.51 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $8.49 and a 200-day SMA of $11.73.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 7.5.

Midsouth Bancorp Inc is a financial holding company. The Company is a financial holding company. It operates mainly in the community banking business by providing banking services to commercial and retail customers through the Bank.

MidSouth Bancorp Inc. is based out of Lafayette, LA and has some 535 employees. Its CEO is C. R. Cloutier.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of MidSouth Bancorp Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MSL. 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.

For more news on the financial markets, go to Equities.com. Also, learn more about our independent proprietary equity research reports and our robust do-it-yourself Stock Valuation Analysis reports in our Research section.

All data provided by QuoteMedia and was accurate as of 4:30PM ET.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Comments

Emerging Growth

Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp

Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp develops, manufactures, distributes and markets, cost-effective and environmentally safe bio-technological products for agriculture in China.

Private Markets

Knightscope

Autonomous security robots providing advanced detection capabilities at $7 per hour - aiming to define the future of security. Help #StopTheViolence.

Spotify

Spotify is a online music service offering providing digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record…