Photronics Inc. (PLAB) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 11 as the stock slid 11.47% to $9.88, a loss of $-1.28 per share. Starting at an opening price of $10.30 a share, the stock traded between $9.79 and $10.50 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 2.62 million shares over 13,066 trades, against an average daily volume of 699,418 shares and a total float of 66.98 million.
The losses send Photronics Inc. down to a market cap of $661.79 million. In the last year, Photronics Inc. has traded between $13.05 and $7.68, and its 50-day SMA is currently $12.07 and 200-day SMA is $10.02.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 18.
Photronics Inc manufactures photomasks, which are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates.
Photronics Inc. is based out of Brookfield, CT and has some 1,550 employees. Its CEO is Peter S. Kirlin.
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