Weis Markets Inc. (WMK) Jumps 8.13% on December 22

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Weis Markets Inc. (WMK) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday December 22 as the stock popped 8.13% to $44.70, representing a gain of $3.36 per share. Some 84,718 shares traded hands on 920 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 45,571 shares out of a total float of 26.9 million. The stock opened at $41.65 and traded with an intraday range of $45.12 to $41.57.

After today's gains, Weis Markets Inc. reached a market cap of $1.2 billion. Weis Markets Inc. has had a trading range between $51.91 and $38.56 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $41.78 and a 200-day SMA of $43.00.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 19.4.

Weis Markets Inc is engaged in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The Company's retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, deli products, and prepared foods.

Weis Markets Inc. is based out of Sunbury, PA and has some 18,200 employees. Its CEO is Jonathan H. Weis.

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