PTC Therapeutics Inc. (PTCT) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 6.62% to $24.16, representing a gain of $1.5 per share. Some 869,065 shares traded hands on 7,967 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 986,343 shares out of a total float of 34.27 million. The stock opened at $22.65 and traded with an intraday range of $24.39 to $20.61.
After today's gains, PTC Therapeutics Inc. reached a market cap of $828 million. PTC Therapeutics Inc. has had a trading range between $78.72 and $21.44 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $29.43 and a 200-day SMA of $42.85.
PTC Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of orally administered, proprietary small-molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes.
PTC Therapeutics Inc. is based out of South Plainfield, NJ and has some 193 employees. Its CEO is Stuart W. Peltz.
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