Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) Surges on Heavy Volume

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) closed Thursday higher on heavier-than-normal trading volume.

The micro-cap biotechnology company booked 12.7% gains over the session to close at $3.64 a share. Inovio's share price is still 36 cents shy of its 52-week high of $3.95. Year to date, the stock is up 25.5%.

Trading volume of 17 million shares exceeded its three-month daily average of 10.3 million shares.

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