February 17, 2015 - 3:51 PM EST
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Dawson Geophysical Co. (DWSN) Drops 5.66% on February 17

Dawson Geophysical Co. ($DWSN) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday February 17 as the stock slid 5.66% to $6.50, a loss of $-0.39 per share. Starting at an opening price of $6.95 a share, the stock traded between $5.98 and $7.00 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 229,636 shares over 2,045 trades, against an average daily volume of 33,238 shares and a total float of 7.33 million.

The losses send Dawson Geophysical Co. down to a market cap of $47.66 million. In the last year, Dawson Geophysical Co. has traded between $22.14 and $5.70, and its 50-day SMA is currently $6.33 and 200-day SMA is $10.70.

TGC Industries Inc is engaged in the geophysical service business of conducting three-dimensional surveys for clients in the oil and gas business. It provides seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada.

Dawson Geophysical Co. is based out of Plano, TX and has some 653 employees. Its CEO is Stephen C. Jumper.

For a full analysis of Dawson Geophysical Co., check out Equities.com's E.V.A. report.

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Source: Equities.com News (February 17, 2015 - 3:51 PM EST)

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