U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. (USPH) Jumps 5.5% on December 24

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U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. (USPH) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday December 24 as the stock popped 5.5% to $54.71, representing a gain of $2.85 per share. Some 68,351 shares traded hands on 839 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 96,824 shares out of a total float of 12.42 million. The stock opened at $52.21 and traded with an intraday range of $55.19 to $52.21.

After today's gains, U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. reached a market cap of $679.56 million. U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. has had a trading range between $56.37 and $38.17 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $50.38 and a 200-day SMA of $49.33.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 30.5.

US Physical Therapy Inc operates outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics that provide pre-and post-operative care and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, preventative care, and rehabilitation of injured workers among others.

U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. is based out of Houston, TX and has some 3,151 employees. Its CEO is Christopher J. Reading.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of U.S. Physical Therapy Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for USPH. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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