In trading on Monday, shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $39.53, changing hands as high as $39.73 per share. Gilead Sciences, Inc. shares are currently trading up about 2% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of GILD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, GILD's low point in its 52 week range is $31.76 per share, with $43.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $39.48.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GILD makes up 25.61% of the Biotech HOLDRS ETF (NASDAQ:BBH) which is trading up by about 1.4% on the day Monday.
GILD operates in the Biotechnology sector, among companies like Cephalon, Inc. (CEPH) which is off about 0.1% today, and Life Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:LIFE) trading up by about 2.7%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of GILD, versus CEPH and LIFE.
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