In trading on Thursday, shares of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $34.74, changing hands as low as $34.62 per share. CVS Caremark Corporation shares are currently trading off about 3.5% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of CVS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, CVS's low point in its 52 week range is $26.84 per share, with $39.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.95.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CVS makes up 4.83% of the Retail HOLDRS ETF (AMEX:RTH) which is trading lower by about 1.9% on the day Thursday.
CVS operates in the Grocery & Drug Stores sector, among companies like Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) which is down about 1.3% today, and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) trading lower by about 2.6%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CVS, versus SWY and WFM.
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