Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

neg -0.31
Today's Range: 62.58 - 63.00 | MRK Avg Daily Volume: 8,877,100
Last Update: 07/21/17 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 6,898,870
YTD Performance: 6.39%
Open: $62.79
Previous Close: $62.94
52 Week Range: $57.18 - $66.80
Oustanding Shares: 2,735,164,510
Market Cap: 172,151,254,259
6-Month Chart
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 8 8 8 9
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 3 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.73 1.73 1.73 1.68
Latest Dividend: 0.47
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.99%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/13/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 40.09
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MRK Sector Avg. S&P 500
40.09 40.30 30.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
1.20% 6.53% 7.98%
Revenue 0.80 -0.10 -0.03
Net Income -11.60 -0.10 -0.04
EPS -9.60 -0.10 -0.02
Earnings for MRK:
Revenue 39.81B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/17) Qtr (09/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $0.87 $1.06 $3.85 $4.19
Number of Analysts 8 6 9 9
High Estimate $0.89 $1.09 $3.88 $4.41
Low Estimate $0.86 $1.01 $3.82 $4.10
Prior Year $0.93 $1.07 $3.78 $3.85
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -6.05% -0.93% 1.94% 8.85%
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MRK has shaped up on the charts.
It just isn't as useful or descriptive right now.

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