Midstates Petroleum Co Inc (MPO) Jumps 18.89% on January 28

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Midstates Petroleum Co Inc (MPO) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 28 as the stock popped 18.89% to $0.84, representing a gain of $0.1341 per share. Some 286,314 shares traded hands on 719 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 164,919 shares out of a total float of 10.89 million. The stock opened at $0.75 and traded with an intraday range of $0.87 to $0.72.

After today's gains, Midstates Petroleum Co Inc reached a market cap of $9.19 million. Midstates Petroleum Co Inc has had a trading range between $16.20 and $0.64 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.20 and a 200-day SMA of $6.02.

Midstates Petroleum Co Inc is an independent exploration and production company focused on the application of modern drilling and completion techniques to oil-prone resources in the United States.

Midstates Petroleum Co Inc is based out of Houston, TX and has some 183 employees. Its CEO is Frederic F. Brace.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Midstates Petroleum Co Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MPO. 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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