In trading on Thursday, shares of Merck & Co., Inc (NYSE:MRK) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $33.77, changing hands as high as $34.18 per share. Merck & Co., Inc shares are currently trading up about 1.3% 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 $29.47 per share, with $37.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $33.99.
MRK operates in the Drugs & Pharmaceuticals sector, among companies like XenoPort Inc (NASDAQ:XNPT) which is up about 1.2% today, and Pain Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PTIE) trading higher by about 1.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of MRK, versus XNPT and PTIE.
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