OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR) Jumps 17.64% on February 04

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OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 04 as the stock popped 17.64% to $6.47, representing a gain of $0.97 per share. Some 1.89 million shares traded hands on 8,516 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 516,337 shares out of a total float of 56.48 million. The stock opened at $6.68 and traded with an intraday range of $6.77 to $6.01.

After today's gains, OraSure Technologies Inc. reached a market cap of $365.44 million. OraSure Technologies Inc. has had a trading range between $9.47 and $4.39 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $6.13 and a 200-day SMA of $5.64.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 284.

OraSure Technologies Inc develops, manufactures, markets and sells oral fluid diagnostic products and specimen collection devices using its proprietary oral fluid technologies.

OraSure Technologies Inc. is based out of Bethlehem, PA and has some 320 employees. Its CEO is Douglas A. Michels.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of OraSure Technologies Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for OSUR. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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