Versartis Inc (VSAR) Drops 7% on February 08

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Versartis Inc (VSAR) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday February 08 as the stock slid 7% to $8.71, a loss of $-0.655 per share. Starting at an opening price of $9.23 a share, the stock traded between $8.53 and $9.23 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 134,035 shares over 989 trades, against an average daily volume of 149,491 shares and a total float of 29.36 million.

The losses send Versartis Inc down to a market cap of $255.58 million. In the last year, Versartis Inc has traded between $22.66 and $8.97, and its 50-day SMA is currently $11.58 and 200-day SMA is $13.85.

Versartis Inc is a development stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic proteins for the treatment of metabolic diseases and endocrine disorders.

Versartis Inc is based out of Menlo Park, CA and has some 44 employees. Its CEO is Jay P. Shepard.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Versartis Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for VSAR. 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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