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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

65.85USD
12:32pm EDT
Change (% chg)

$-0.14 (-0.21%)
Prev Close
$65.99
Open
$66.02
Day's High
$66.16
Day's Low
$65.68
Volume
569,802
Avg. Vol
2,839,838
52-wk High
$66.80
52-wk Low
$58.29

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.03 December 19 Sep 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 9 9
(3) HOLD 7 7 7 7
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 13 10,521.40 10,662.00 10,300.00 10,230.00
Quarter Ending Dec-17 13 10,489.70 10,760.00 10,143.00 10,405.80
Year Ending Dec-17 16 40,321.60 40,588.00 39,894.00 39,549.90
Year Ending Dec-18 15 41,322.20 43,347.00 39,649.00 41,023.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 15 1.03 1.07 0.97 1.05
Quarter Ending Dec-17 16 0.96 1.04 0.90 1.00
Year Ending Dec-17 17 3.87 3.93 3.84 3.86
Year Ending Dec-18 16 4.18 4.45 3.99 4.21
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 6.18 7.90 4.30 6.27

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-17 9,746.38 9,930.00 183.62 1.88
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,249.98 9,434.00 184.02 1.99
Quarter Ending Dec-16 10,220.20 10,115.00 105.20 1.03
Quarter Ending Sep-16 10,177.10 10,536.00 358.93 3.53
Quarter Ending Jun-16 9,782.87 9,844.00 61.13 0.62
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.87 1.01 0.14 15.51
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.83 0.88 0.05 5.88
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.89 0.89 0.00 0.15
Quarter Ending Sep-16 0.99 1.07 0.08 8.24
Quarter Ending Jun-16 0.91 0.93 0.02 2.10

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,521.40 10,521.40 10,516.00 10,453.10 10,230.00
Quarter Ending Dec-17 10,489.70 10,489.70 10,468.10 10,450.70 10,405.80
Year Ending Dec-17 40,321.60 40,321.60 40,311.00 40,066.50 39,549.90
Year Ending Dec-18 41,322.20 41,322.20 41,322.70 41,361.00 41,023.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.03 1.03 1.02 1.07 1.05
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0.96 0.96 0.96 1.03 1.00
Year Ending Dec-17 3.87 3.87 3.87 3.85 3.86
Year Ending Dec-18 4.18 4.18 4.19 4.19 4.21

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-17 0 0 1 1
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 2 1
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 2
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-17 0 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 1