Sequenom Inc. (SQNM) Jumps 16.81% on January 20

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Sequenom Inc. (SQNM) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 20 as the stock popped 16.81% to $1.39, representing a gain of $0.2 per share. Some 1.02 million shares traded hands on 3,764 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 1.17 million shares out of a total float of 118.57 million. The stock opened at $1.15 and traded with an intraday range of $1.41 to $1.11.

After today's gains, Sequenom Inc. reached a market cap of $164.82 million. Sequenom Inc. has had a trading range between $4.80 and $1.10 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $1.53 and a 200-day SMA of $2.55.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 10.8.

Sequenom Inc is a molecular diagnostic testing and genetics analysis company which provides molecular diagnostic testing services.

Sequenom Inc. is based out of San Diego, CA and has some 448 employees. Its CEO is Dirk Van Den Boom.

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

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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