In trading on Thursday, shares of Merck & Co Inc (Symbol: MRK) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $59.02, changing hands as low as $58.98 per share. Merck & Co Inc shares are currently trading down about 0.4% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of MRK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, MRK's low point in its 52 week range is $47.97 per share, with $65.46 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $59.00.
MRK makes up 7.75% of the First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF (Symbol: FTXH)