In trading on Thursday, shares of Vivus, Inc. (VVUS) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $14.90, changing hands as high as $15.04 per share. Vivus, Inc. shares are currently trading up about 7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of VVUS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, VVUS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.86 per share, with $31.21 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.50.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VVUS makes up 4.48% of the SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (XPH) which is trading higher by about 0.8% on the day Thursday.