PICO Holdings Inc. (PICO) Drops 6.78% on January 04

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PICO Holdings Inc. (PICO) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday January 04 as the stock slid 6.78% to $9.62, a loss of $-0.7 per share. Starting at an opening price of $10.26 a share, the stock traded between $9.50 and $10.26 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 168,881 shares over 1,618 trades, against an average daily volume of 127,359 shares and a total float of 23.02 million.

The losses send PICO Holdings Inc. down to a market cap of $221.42 million. In the last year, PICO Holdings Inc. has traded between $19.20 and $8.95, and its 50-day SMA is currently $10.15 and 200-day SMA is $13.38.

PICO Holdings Inc is a diversified holding company. It is engaged in developing water resources and water storage operations, development of homebuilding and land, operating a canola seed crushing plant, and acquiring & finance business.

PICO Holdings Inc. is based out of La Jolla, CA and has some 281 employees. Its CEO is John R. Hart.

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