Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

neg -0.17
Today's Range: 58.11 - 58.59 | MRK Avg Daily Volume: 8,771,700
Last Update: 07/28/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 7,286,912
YTD Performance: 10.94%
Open: $58.51
Previous Close: $58.60
52 Week Range: $45.69 - $60.07
Oustanding Shares: 2,768,025,348
Market Cap: 161,541,959,309
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for MRK
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 4 5 5 5
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 7 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.33 2.17 2.17 2.17
Latest Dividend: 0.46
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.15%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/13/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 35.80
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MRK Sector Avg. S&P 500
35.80 36.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
4.07% 2.83% 20.85%
Revenue -6.50 -0.20 -0.06
Net Income -62.60 -0.30 -0.11
EPS -61.70 -0.20 -0.08
Earnings for MRK:
Revenue 39.50B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/16) Qtr (09/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.92 $0.98 $3.72 $3.71
Number of Analysts 9 5 10 10
High Estimate $0.94 $1.00 $3.77 $3.94
Low Estimate $0.90 $0.95 $3.67 $3.33
Prior Year $0.86 $0.96 $3.59 $3.72
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 6.72% 1.67% 3.62% -0.19%
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It's too cheap for a biotech giant with years of patent protection for its key products and great cash flow.
Jul 18, 2016 | 7:45 AM EDT
MRK was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, BMO Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $62 price target.
Let me give you the unassailable themes.
I care about making and preserving my clients' money.
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Financial engineering such as stock buybacks aren't the best buy for companies.

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