Scorpio Bulkers Inc (SALT) Jumps 17.51% on February 16

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Scorpio Bulkers Inc (SALT) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 17.51% to $2.32, representing a gain of $0.345 per share. Some 350,517 shares traded hands on 1,560 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 301,571 shares out of a total float of 2.39 million. The stock opened at $2.04 and traded with an intraday range of $2.35 to $1.96.

After today's gains, Scorpio Bulkers Inc reached a market cap of $5.53 million. Scorpio Bulkers Inc has had a trading range between $35.39 and $1.79 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $5.91 and a 200-day SMA of $16.93.

Scorpio Bulkers Inc is engaged in acquiring and operating newbuilding drybulk carriers with fuel-efficient specifications and carrying capacities of greater than 30,000 dwt in the international shipping markets. It owns two Kamsarmax vessels.

Scorpio Bulkers Inc is based out of Monaco, and has some 3 employees. Its CEO is Emanuele A. Lauro.

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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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