January 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM EST
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Bill Barrett Corp. (BBG) Jumps 11.08% on January 29

Bill Barrett Corp. (BBG) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday January 29 as the stock popped 11.08% to $3.71, representing a gain of $0.37 per share. Some 1.61 million shares traded hands on 8,266 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 2.32 million shares out of a total float of 49.96 million. The stock opened at $3.46 and traded with an intraday range of $3.74 to $3.36.

After today's gains, Bill Barrett Corp. reached a market cap of $185.35 million. Bill Barrett Corp. has had a trading range between $13.36 and $2.19 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $4.47 and a 200-day SMA of $6.14.

Bill Barrett Corporation is an oil and natural gas gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas.

Bill Barrett Corp. is based out of Denver, CO and has some 202 employees. Its CEO is R. Scot Woodall.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Bill Barrett Corp., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for BBG. 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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Source: Equities.com News (January 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM EST)

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