NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 18 as the stock slid 6.39% to $21.23, a loss of $-1.45 per share. Starting at an opening price of $23.03 a share, the stock traded between $20.96 and $23.45 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 423,884 shares over 3,652 trades, against an average daily volume of 505,331 shares and a total float of 28.79 million.
The losses send NewLink Genetics Corporation down to a market cap of $611.12 million. In the last year, NewLink Genetics Corporation has traded between $58.73 and $19.75, and its 50-day SMA is currently $29.54 and 200-day SMA is $40.30.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 6.8.
NewLink Genetics Corp is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing immunotherapeutic products to improve treatment options for patients with cancer.
NewLink Genetics Corporation is based out of Ames, IA and has some 130 employees. Its CEO is Charles J. Link.
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