Willbros Group Inc. (WG) Jumps 8.05% on January 14

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Willbros Group Inc. (WG) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 8.05% to $2.22, representing a gain of $0.165 per share. Some 309,283 shares traded hands on 1,382 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 413,653 shares out of a total float of 62.08 million. The stock opened at $2.08 and traded with an intraday range of $2.26 to $2.01.

After today's gains, Willbros Group Inc. reached a market cap of $137.5 million. Willbros Group Inc. has had a trading range between $7.04 and $0.68 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.55 and a 200-day SMA of $1.93.

Willbros Group Inc is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas, refinery, petrochemical and power industries. It operates through three business segments; Utility T&D, Oil & Gas, Canada and Professional Services.

Willbros Group Inc. is based out of Houston, TX and has some 7,959 employees. Its CEO is Michael J. Fournier.

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