August 1, 2016 - 4:08 PM EDT
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Basic Materials Sector Feels Loss of 2.12% for Range Resources Corporation (RRC) in Early Trading on August 1

Range Resources Corporation (RRC) started the trading day on a down note, making it one of the worst performing stocks in the basic materials sector of NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies shortly after the opening bell on August 1. Shares of RRC have fallen 2.12% about 30 minutes into the session to $39.45 after closing the day prior at $40.31. It’s early, but the stock has traded as high as $39.95 and as low as $39.45 so far. Today's quick decline has come with about 87,491 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 3.34 million for Range Resources Corporation. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $39.78 for RRC. The share depreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $6.86 billion based upon 170.09 million shares outstanding. It also means that RRC has a price-to-book ratio of 2.78:1. In the past 52 weeks, shares of RRC have traded as low as $19.21 and as high as $46.96. Technical traders will take note that at $39.45, shares of RRC are trading above their 200-day MA at $33.73 and below their 50-day MA at $43.06. 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 below them is typically regarded as bearish. Who is RRC? Range Resources Corp is a Texas-based independent natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties in the Appalachian region of the United States. The company’s 744 employees are led by CEO Jeffrey L. Ventura from the corporate headquarters at 100 Throckmorton Street in Fort Worth, TX. For more information on RRC and other companies trading on the major exchanges, as well as the over the counter markets, or to be considered for contributing content for our distribution network, visit today. All data provided by QuoteMedia, with stock data accurate as of 9:30 AM ET. is not responsible for inaccuracies in third-party supplied information. About is a leading publisher of market and investment news, commentary, proprietary research and videos from seasoned journalists, analysts and contributors covering the financial markets and global economies. Leveraging our extensive distribution network and social media presence, we have cultivated a valuable audience of engaged market enthusiasts, which in turn delivers a variety of unique opportunities for industry partnerships, corporate communications, market exposure and investment. A complete disclaimer can be viewed here.

Source: Financial Press News (August 1, 2016 - 4:08 PM EDT)

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