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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

103.85EUR
12:34pm EDT
Change (% chg)

€1.70 (+1.66%)
Prev Close
€102.15
Open
€103.75
Day's High
€105.55
Day's Low
€103.00
Volume
732,760
Avg. Vol
416,587
52-wk High
€105.55
52-wk Low
€71.15

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.48 December 24 Mar 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 10 10 10 11
(2) OUTPERFORM 5 4 4 5
(3) HOLD 10 10 10 9
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.08 2.08 2.08 1.92

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 2 3,506.54 3,742.50 3,270.58 3,844.42
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2 3,667.74 3,895.93 3,439.55 4,017.20
Year Ending Dec-17 25 15,592.10 15,938.20 15,314.50 15,658.70
Year Ending Dec-18 23 16,042.10 16,403.70 15,618.60 15,992.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 2 1.48 1.53 1.43 --
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2 1.55 1.60 1.51 --
Year Ending Dec-17 26 6.34 6.61 5.73 6.06
Year Ending Dec-18 25 6.71 7.42 4.48 6.56
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 7.58 12.80 3.50 10.08

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-16 3,815.77 3,830.00 14.23 0.37
Quarter Ending Sep-16 3,766.69 3,723.90 42.79 1.14
Quarter Ending Jun-16 3,809.53 3,804.50 5.03 0.13
Quarter Ending Mar-16 3,690.96 3,665.10 25.85 0.70
Quarter Ending Dec-15 3,477.01 3,464.00 13.01 0.37
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1.53 1.43 0.10 6.52
Quarter Ending Sep-16 1.55 1.70 0.15 9.42
Quarter Ending Jun-16 1.52 1.55 0.03 1.75
Quarter Ending Mar-16 1.41 1.54 0.13 9.33
Quarter Ending Dec-15 1.17 1.13 0.04 3.68

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 3,506.54 3,506.54 3,507.12 3,933.65 3,844.42
Quarter Ending Jun-17 3,667.74 3,667.74 3,661.94 4,089.87 4,017.20
Year Ending Dec-17 15,592.10 15,595.70 15,578.60 15,559.30 15,658.70
Year Ending Dec-18 16,042.10 16,046.70 16,034.70 16,017.20 15,992.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.75 --
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.55 1.55 1.55 1.80 --
Year Ending Dec-17 6.34 6.34 6.43 6.49 6.06
Year Ending Dec-18 6.71 6.73 6.81 6.84 6.56

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 0 0 1
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-17 0 1 7 5
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 7 4
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-17 1 1 1 12
Year Ending Dec-18 0 2 1 12

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