Stillwater Mining Co. (SWC) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 19 as the stock slid 12.08% to $5.24, a loss of $-0.72 per share. Starting at an opening price of $6.06 a share, the stock traded between $5.20 and $6.23 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.92 million shares over 9,550 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.69 million shares and a total float of 121 million.
The losses send Stillwater Mining Co. down to a market cap of $634.02 million. In the last year, Stillwater Mining Co. has traded between $15.07 and $5.85, and its 50-day SMA is currently $8.57 and 200-day SMA is $10.66.
Stillwater Mining Co develops, extracts, processes, refines and markets palladium, platinum and associated metals from a geological formation in south-central Montana known as the J-M Reef and from the recycling of spent catalytic converters.
Stillwater Mining Co. is based out of Billings, MT and has some 1,442 employees. Its CEO is Michael McMullen.
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