Solazyme Inc. (SZYM) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday December 31 as the stock slid 5.49% to $2.50, a loss of $-0.145 per share. Starting at an opening price of $2.62 a share, the stock traded between $2.42 and $2.65 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 566,092 shares over 1,733 trades, against an average daily volume of 522,215 shares and a total float of 80.54 million.
The losses send Solazyme Inc. down to a market cap of $200.94 million. In the last year, Solazyme Inc. has traded between $4.74 and $1.89, and its 50-day SMA is currently $2.97 and 200-day SMA is $2.99.
Solazyme Inc, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing renewable oils and other bioproducts. It commercializes its products into target markets such as chemicals and fuels, nutrition, and skin and personal care.
Solazyme Inc. is based out of South San Francisco, CA and has some 266 employees. Its CEO is Jonathan S. Wolfson.
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