ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 27 as the stock slid 8.9% to $5.12, a loss of $-0.5 per share. Starting at an opening price of $5.63 a share, the stock traded between $5.11 and $5.69 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.87 million shares over 7,755 trades, against an average daily volume of 3.14 million shares and a total float of 130.89 million.
The losses send ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc down to a market cap of $670.15 million. In the last year, ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc has traded between $14.93 and $4.66, and its 50-day SMA is currently $9.24 and 200-day SMA is $10.47.
ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the acquiring, developing and commercializing portfolio of cancer therapies that can address unmet medical needs through synthetic biology.
ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc is based out of Boston, MA and has some 27 employees. Its CEO is Laurence James Neil Cooper.
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