OvaScience Inc. (OVAS) Jumps 12.15% on February 17

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OvaScience Inc. (OVAS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 12.15% to $6.00, representing a gain of $0.65 per share. Some 307,232 shares traded hands on 2,432 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 545,767 shares out of a total float of 27.28 million. The stock opened at $5.36 and traded with an intraday range of $6.08 to $5.30.

After today's gains, OvaScience Inc. reached a market cap of $163.67 million. OvaScience Inc. has had a trading range between $55.69 and $4.53 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $8.05 and a 200-day SMA of $18.67.

OvaScience Inc is a life science company engaged in discovery, development, and commercialization of new fertility treatments. Its patented technology is based on egg precursor cells found in the outer layer of a woman's own ovaries.

OvaScience Inc. is based out of Cambridge, MA and has some 52 employees. Its CEO is Michelle Dipp.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of OvaScience Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for OVAS. 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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