Quidel Corporation (QDEL) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday January 29 as the stock popped 5.33% to $16.80, representing a gain of $0.85 per share. Some 197,028 shares traded hands on 1,837 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 264,349 shares out of a total float of 33.25 million. The stock opened at $16.23 and traded with an intraday range of $16.80 to $16.02.
After today's gains, Quidel Corporation reached a market cap of $558.68 million. Quidel Corporation has had a trading range between $27.57 and $15.77 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $20.04 and a 200-day SMA of $21.14.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 577.
Quidel Corp is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of rapid diagnostic testing solutions. It includes applications in infectious diseases, women's health and gastrointestinal diseases.
Quidel Corporation is based out of San Diego, CA and has some 610 employees. Its CEO is Douglas C. Bryant.
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