In trading on Thursday, shares of Shire plc (Symbol: SHPG) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $192.85, changing hands as high as $193.56 per share. Shire plc shares are currently trading up about 0.5% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of SHPG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, SHPG's low point in its 52 week range is $147.60 per share, with $270.63 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $192.20.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SHPG makes up 5.48% of the Pharmaceutical ETF (Symbol: PPH) which is trading higher by about 1% on the day Thursday.
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