Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) Drops 7.22% on January 13

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Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 13 as the stock slid 7.22% to $13.24, a loss of $-1.03 per share. Starting at an opening price of $14.36 a share, the stock traded between $13.23 and $14.51 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 944,305 shares over 8,465 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.49 million shares and a total float of 133.45 million.

The losses send Nektar Therapeutics down to a market cap of $1.77 billion. In the last year, Nektar Therapeutics has traded between $17.55 and $9.16, and its 50-day SMA is currently $15.00 and 200-day SMA is $12.41.

Nektar Therapeutics Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops a pipeline of drug candidates that utilizes its PEGylation and polymer conjugate technology platforms that are designed to develop molecular entities.

Nektar Therapeutics is based out of San Francisco, CA and has some 438 employees. Its CEO is Howard W. Robin.

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