Veracyte Inc. (VCYT) Plunges 5.77% on January 21

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Veracyte Inc. (VCYT) had a rough trading day for Tuesday January 21 as shares tumbled 5.77%, or a loss of $-1.74 per share, to close at $28.41. After opening the day at $29.95, shares of Veracyte Inc. traded as high as $30.15 and as low as $28.33. Volume was 415,971 shares over 5,033 trades, against an average daily volume of n/a shares and a total float of 49.22 million.

As a result of the decline, Veracyte Inc. now has a market cap of $1.4 billion. In the last year, shares of Veracyte Inc. have traded between a range of $31.19 and $16.88, and its 50-day SMA is currently $n/a and 200-day SMA is $n/a.

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Veracyte Inc is a genomic diagnostics company. It provides genomic diagnostic products and services to improve patient care against the diseases such as thyroid cancer, lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The firm's product portfolio consists of products such as Afirma analysis, Percepta, Envisia and others. The company derives its revenues from the Sale of Afirma analysis product.

Veracyte Inc. is based out of South San Francisco, CA and has some 270 employees. Its CEO is Bonnie H. Anderson.

Veracyte Inc. is a component of the Russell 2000. 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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