Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE:AXU) rose 3.1% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $2.44 and last traded at $2.33, with a volume of 468,239 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $2.26.

The firm’s market cap is $177.72 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $1.85 and its 200 day moving average is $1.17.

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE:AXU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The mining company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Equities research analysts anticipate that Alexco Resource Corp. will post ($0.06) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Alexco Resource Corp. (Alexco) operates two businesses: a mining business, consisting of mineral exploration and mine development and operation in Canada, located in Yukon Territory, and through its Alexco Environmental Group (AEG), an environmental services business, providing consulting, remediation solutions and project management services in respect of environmental permitting and compliance and site remediation, in Canada and the United States.

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