NxStage Medical Inc. (NXTM) Drops 5.24% on January 28

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NxStage Medical Inc. (NXTM) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday January 28 as the stock slid 5.24% to $18.45, a loss of $-1.02 per share. Starting at an opening price of $19.61 a share, the stock traded between $18.42 and $19.88 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 566,004 shares over 4,708 trades, against an average daily volume of 537,221 shares and a total float of 63.73 million.

The losses send NxStage Medical Inc. down to a market cap of $1.18 billion. In the last year, NxStage Medical Inc. has traded between $22.60 and $13.47, and its 50-day SMA is currently $20.05 and 200-day SMA is $17.39.

NxStage Medical Inc is a medical device company. The Company develops, manufactures and markets products for the treatment of kidney failure, fluid overload and related blood treatments and procedures.

NxStage Medical Inc. is based out of Lawrence, MA and has some 3,400 employees. Its CEO is Jeffrey H. Burbank.

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