Veracyte Inc (VCYT) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday February 05 as the stock slid 5.68% to $5.48, a loss of $-0.33 per share. Starting at an opening price of $5.77 a share, the stock traded between $5.40 and $5.77 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 32,951 shares over 278 trades, against an average daily volume of 92,588 shares and a total float of 27.67 million.
The losses send Veracyte Inc down to a market cap of $151.61 million. In the last year, Veracyte Inc has traded between $12.47 and $4.59, and its 50-day SMA is currently $6.70 and 200-day SMA is $8.44.
Veracyte Inc is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of molecular cytology solutions that enable physicians to make more informed treatment decisions at an early stage in patient treatment.
Veracyte Inc is based out of South San Francisco, CA and has some 167 employees. Its CEO is Bonnie H. Anderson.
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