Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

pos +0.16
Today's Range: 62.64 - 63.29 | MRK Avg Daily Volume: 9,991,600
Last Update: 08/29/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 5,509,513
YTD Performance: 18.99%
Open: $62.95
Previous Close: $62.85
52 Week Range: $47.97 - $64.00
Oustanding Shares: 2,765,208,203
Market Cap: 172,327,775,211
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 6 4 5 5
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 8 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.08 2.33 2.17 2.17
Latest Dividend: 0.46
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.95%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/13/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 34.24
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MRK Sector Avg. S&P 500
34.24 34.40 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.46% 15.49% 31.98%
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 (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.98 $0.95 $3.74 $3.75
Number of Analysts 6 5 10 10
High Estimate $1.01 $0.97 $3.78 $3.89
Low Estimate $0.96 $0.92 $3.68 $3.49
Prior Year $0.96 $0.93 $3.59 $3.74
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 2.43% 1.72% 4.04% 0.54%
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BMY's loss definitely looks like MRK's gain.

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