Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PGNX) Jumps 16.96% on February 16

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Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PGNX) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 16.96% to $4.69, representing a gain of $0.68 per share. Some 676,146 shares traded hands on 4,429 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 993,959 shares out of a total float of 69.81 million. The stock opened at $4.10 and traded with an intraday range of $4.70 to $4.10.

After today's gains, Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. reached a market cap of $327.39 million. Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. has had a trading range between $11.15 and $3.61 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $5.11 and a 200-day SMA of $6.50.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc is engaged in the development of medicines for oncology. The Company develops products for the treatment of prostate cancer, opioid-induced constipation, or OIC, as well as OIC for non-cancer pain.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. is based out of Tarrytown, NY and has some 57 employees. Its CEO is Mark R. Baker.

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

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