Ultrapetrol Limited (ULTR) Jumps 37.1% on January 19

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Ultrapetrol Limited (ULTR) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday January 19 as the stock popped 37.1% to $0.09, representing a gain of $0.023 per share. Some 179,415 shares traded hands on 218 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 114,664 shares out of a total float of 140.73 million. The stock opened at $0.11 and traded with an intraday range of $0.11 to $0.06.

After today's gains, Ultrapetrol Limited reached a market cap of $11.96 million. Ultrapetrol Limited has had a trading range between $1.98 and $0.05 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $0.30 and a 200-day SMA of $0.76.

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd is a shipping transportation company serving the marine transportation needs of clients in the geographic markets for containers, grain soybean, forest products, minerals, crude oil, petroleum, and refined petroleum products.

Ultrapetrol Limited is based out of Nassau, and has some 1,614 employees. Its CEO is Damian Scokin.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Ultrapetrol Limited, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for ULTR. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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