Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (SRPT) is one of the best performing stocks in the health care sector for companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ exchange shortly after the opening bell on September 22. Shares of SRPT have climbed 4.38% about 30 minutes into the session to $58.68 after closing the day prior at $56.22. It’s early, but the stock has traded as high as $58.68 and as low as $56.9 so far. Today’s quick advance has come with about 925,429 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 5.01 million for Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $57.92 for SRPT.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $2.69 billion based upon 47.9 million shares outstanding. It also means that SRPT has a price-to-book ratio of 22.17:1 and a price-to-earnings ratio of :1.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of SRPT have traded as low as $8.0 and as high as $58.87. Technical traders will take note that at $58.68, shares of SRPT are trading above their 200-day MA at $22.15 and above their 50-day MA at $27.29. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.
Who is SRPT?
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapeutics for the treatment of rare, infectious and other diseases. The company’s 270 employees are led by CEO Edward M. Kaye from the corporate headquarters at 215 First Street.
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