Female Health Company (The) (FHCO) has been a solid gainer for NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies trading in the consumer goods sector in morning action on September 23. At the lunch break, shares of FHCO have risen 3.36% to $1.23 after closing the day prior at $1.19. In the first two and a half hours of trading, the stock has gone as high as $1.24 and as low as $1.2. Today’s rise has come with about 81,481 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 92,383 for Female Health Company (The). The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $1.23 for FHCO.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $34.57 million based upon 29.05 million shares outstanding. It also means that FHCO has a price-to-book ratio of 0.97:1.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of FHCO have traded as low as $1.15 and as high as $2.75. Technical traders will take note that at $1.23, shares of FHCO are trading below their 200-day MA at $1.47 and below their 50-day MA at $1.31. 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 FHCO?
Female Health Co is engaged in marketing, manufacturing and distribution of a consumer health care product, the FC2 female condom. Its products provide dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. The company’s 180 employees are led by CEO O.B. Parrish from the corporate headquarters at 515 North State Street in Chicago, IL.
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