Shares of Augean plc (LON:AUG) shot up 11% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 51 ($0.66) and last traded at GBX 50.50 ($0.66). 193,470 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 128% from the average session volume of 84,955 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 45.50 ($0.59).

Augean Company Profile (LON:AUG)

Augean plc engages in the waste management businesses in the United Kingdom. The company operates through five segments: Energy and Construction, Radioactive Waste Services, Augean Integrated Services, Augean North Sea Services, and Industry and Infrastructure. The Energy and Construction segment operates hazardous and non-hazardous landfill operating sites that provide waste remediation, treatment, and disposal services.

Featured Story: What is Considered a Good Return on Equity (ROE)?

Receive News & Ratings for Augean Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Augean and related companies with's FREE daily email newsletter.