Shire Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish For SHPG

In trading on Friday, shares of Shire plc ( SHPG) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $91.11, changing hands as high as $92.22 per share. Shire plc shares are currently trading up about 1.1% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of SHPG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

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Shire plc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SHPG's low point in its 52 week range is $80.09 per share, with $102.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $91.64.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SHPG makes up 2.30% of the Pharmaceutical ETF ( PPH) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Friday.