August 22, 2014 - 10:31 AM EDT
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Penn Virginia Corp. (PVA) Jumps 6.49% on August 22

Penn Virginia Corp. (PVA) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for August 22 as the stock popped 6.49% to $14.27, representing a gain of $0.87 per share. Some 3,212,939 shares traded hands on 18,878 trades, compared with a total float of 71,480,385. The stock opened at $13.33 and traded with an intraday range of $13.25 to $14.41.

After today's gains, Penn Virginia Corp. reached a market cap of $1,020,025,094. 

For a full analysis of Penn Virginia Corp., check out's E.V.A. report.

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: News (August 22, 2014 - 10:31 AM EDT)

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