Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

MRK (NYSE:Drugs)
$59.35
neg -0.64
-1.07%
Today's Range: 59.28 - 59.70 | MRK Avg Daily Volume: 8,112,000
Last Update: 09/17/14 - 9:31 AM EDT
Volume: 459,746
YTD Performance: 19.86%
Open: $59.51
Previous Close: $59.99
52 Week Range: $44.62 - $61.33
Oustanding Shares: 2,884,632,033
Market Cap: 171,693,298,604
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 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 6 7 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.08 2.00 2.08 2.14
Latest Dividend: 0.44
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.96%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/11/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 31.33
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MRK Sector Avg. S&P 500
31.33 31.40 28.58
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.31% 24.49% 83.57%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -6.80 -0.04 -0.01
Net Income -28.30 3.60 0.65
EPS -26.70 4.32 0.74
Earnings for MRK:
EBITDA 14.65B
Revenue 44.03B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.88 $0.88 $3.49 $3.61
Number of Analysts 8 7 12 11
High Estimate $0.91 $0.93 $3.53 $3.81
Low Estimate $0.86 $0.80 $3.44 $3.21
Prior Year $0.92 $0.88 $3.49 $3.49
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -4.08% 0.49% 0.07% 3.39%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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Gary Dvorchak

 | Sep 3, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

Here are top names set to go ex-dividend over the next two weeks.

updateMerck rated new Hold at Deutsche

Aug 27, 2014 | 7:14 AM EDT

Coverage of MRK was started with a Hold rating, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $63 price target. 

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 29, 2014 | 4:21 PM EDT

Something worrisome has me fretting more than I have in a while.

By

Doug Kass

 | Jul 29, 2014 | 7:43 AM EDT
Where it began.
By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 17, 2014 | 7:10 AM EDT

If you're worried about these moves, it's time to cash out.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 2:15 PM EDT

If you don't like speculation, just hike the margin requirement.

By

John Reese

 | Jul 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

Cisco, Merck and Intel earn approval from two rigorous stock-picking strategies.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 9, 2014 | 6:44 AM EDT

Here are several themes that are still working -- and now you can get in at a bargain.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 7, 2014 | 11:18 AM EDT

A wave of M&A in the health sector makes sense.

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Jim Cramer

 | Jul 7, 2014 | 9:12 AM EDT

Standing still is no longer an option.

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