Sotheby's (BID) Drops 16.82% on February 11

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Sotheby's (BID) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 11 as the stock slid 16.82% to $19.29, a loss of $-3.9 per share. Starting at an opening price of $21.85 a share, the stock traded between $18.86 and $21.85 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 5 million shares over 30,576 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.25 million shares and a total float of 66.83 million.

The losses send Sotheby's down to a market cap of $1.29 billion. In the last year, Sotheby's has traded between $47.28 and $21.50, and its 50-day SMA is currently $24.85 and 200-day SMA is $35.09.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 12.7.

Sothebys is an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, antiques and decorative art, jewelry and collectibles. Its operating segments are agency segment, principal segment and finance segment.

Sotheby's is based out of New York, NY and has some 1,550 employees. Its CEO is Thomas S. Smith.

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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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