PetroQuest Energy Inc. (PQ) Drops 8.75% on January 15

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PetroQuest Energy Inc. (PQ) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday January 15 as the stock slid 8.75% to $0.37, a loss of $-0.035 per share. Starting at an opening price of $0.42 a share, the stock traded between $0.36 and $0.43 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 143,408 shares over 327 trades, against an average daily volume of 371,621 shares and a total float of 65.96 million.

The losses send PetroQuest Energy Inc. down to a market cap of $24.07 million. In the last year, PetroQuest Energy Inc. has traded between $3.46 and $0.31, and its 50-day SMA is currently $0.66 and 200-day SMA is $1.46.

Petroquest Energy Inc is an independent oil and gas company with operations in Oklahoma, Texas, and the Gulf Coast Basin.

PetroQuest Energy Inc. is based out of Lafayette, LA and has some 141 employees. Its CEO is Charles T. Goodson.

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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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