Stone Energy Corp. (SGY) Drops 13.1% on February 18

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Stone Energy Corp. (SGY) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 18 as the stock slid 13.1% to $2.19, a loss of $-0.33 per share. Starting at an opening price of $2.63 a share, the stock traded between $2.19 and $2.66 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 2.2 million shares over 7,398 trades, against an average daily volume of 3.16 million shares and a total float of 57.09 million.

The losses send Stone Energy Corp. down to a market cap of $125.04 million. In the last year, Stone Energy Corp. has traded between $19.65 and $1.82, and its 50-day SMA is currently $3.38 and 200-day SMA is $7.36.

Stone Energy Corp is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development and operation of oil and gas properties.

Stone Energy Corp. is based out of Lafayette, LA and has some 384 employees. Its CEO is David H. Welch.

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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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