Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

pos +0.82
Today's Range: 55.18 - 55.89 | MRK Avg Daily Volume: 8,918,400
Last Update: 05/24/16 - 11:44 AM EDT
Volume: 1,903,762
YTD Performance: 3.98%
Open: $55.23
Previous Close: $54.92
52 Week Range: $45.69 - $61.70
Oustanding Shares: 2,768,025,348
Market Cap: 152,545,876,928
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 5 5 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.17 2.17 2.08 2.08
Latest Dividend: 0.46
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.34%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/11/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 33.81
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MRK Sector Avg. S&P 500
33.81 33.70 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
8.67% -7.51% 16.04%
Revenue -6.50 -0.20 -0.06
Net Income -62.60 -0.30 -0.11
EPS -61.60 -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 $0.91 $0.98 $3.73 $3.70
Number of Analysts 8 6 10 9
High Estimate $0.94 $1.00 $3.79 $3.88
Low Estimate $0.88 $0.96 $3.65 $3.34
Prior Year $0.86 $0.96 $3.59 $3.73
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 5.67% 2.08% 3.79% -0.73%
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May 24, 2016 | 7:27 AM EDT
MRK - Merck & Co Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting - 9AM
We offer 10 names each in the Opportunistic Value portfolio and the Income-Oriented portfolio.
It is hard to see much growth in the market overall, until earnings growth returns.
The expected legal deluge will be manageable thanks to JNJ's massive size and financial strength.
And Joe Papa can't stop the world. 
And it's hard to get excited about the second quarter, too.
Earnings season continued Thursday with oil prices helping lift the market. 
Candidates have decried rising drug and medical prices, but there are reasons to like these stocks.
Apr 07, 2016 | 7:45 AM EDT
MRK was initiated with a Buy rating, Societe Generale said. Valuation call, based on an $80 price target. 
Plus, the bears know where to lurk after a run.

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