Vital Therapies Inc (VTL) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Monday February 15 as the stock popped 5.34% to $7.89, representing a gain of $0.4 per share. Some 311,314 shares traded hands on 1,948 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 442,377 shares out of a total float of 30.43 million. The stock opened at $7.68 and traded with an intraday range of $8.31 to $6.83.
After today's gains, Vital Therapies Inc reached a market cap of $240.06 million. Vital Therapies Inc has had a trading range between $29.67 and $2.81 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $9.42 and a 200-day SMA of $12.73.
Vital Therapies Inc is a biotherapeutic company. The Company is engaged in developing a cell-based therapy targeting treatment of all forms of acute liver failure. Its product includes the ELAD System an extracorporeal bio-artificial liver support system.
Vital Therapies Inc is based out of San Diego, CA and has some 96 employees. Its CEO is Terence E. Winters.
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