RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) Drops 9.56% on January 19

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RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 19 as the stock slid 9.56% to $2.04, a loss of $-0.215 per share. Starting at an opening price of $2.25 a share, the stock traded between $2.03 and $2.25 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 750,589 shares over 2,383 trades, against an average daily volume of 949,846 shares and a total float of 91.24 million.

The losses send RAIT Financial Trust down to a market cap of $185.66 million. In the last year, RAIT Financial Trust has traded between $7.57 and $1.98, and its 50-day SMA is currently $3.36 and 200-day SMA is $4.91.

Rait Financial Trust through its subsidiaries invests in and manages a portfolio of real-estate related assets, including direct ownership of real estate properties, and provides a set of debt financing options to the real estate industry.

RAIT Financial Trust is based out of Philadelphia, PA and has some 794 employees. Its CEO is Scott F. Schaeffer.

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