Analysts: Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

MRK on New York Consolidated

60.40USD
28 Nov 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.65 (+1.09%)
Prev Close
$59.75
Open
$59.70
Day's High
$60.87
Day's Low
$59.70
Volume
6,207,390
Avg. Vol
10,683,673
52-wk High
$61.33
52-wk Low
$47.61

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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.86 December 28 Nov 2014

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 4 4 4 4
(3) HOLD 13 13 12 12
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.43 2.43 2.40 2.40

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 Dec-14 12 10,619.40 10,746.90 10,479.00 11,142.50
Quarter Ending Mar-15 5 9,456.08 9,688.00 9,211.00 10,342.00
Year Ending Dec-14 17 42,407.00 42,750.00 42,248.00 43,452.80
Year Ending Dec-15 20 40,777.60 41,745.00 38,630.00 43,216.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-14 15 0.86 0.89 0.83 0.89
Quarter Ending Mar-15 6 0.77 0.80 0.74 0.86
Year Ending Dec-14 19 3.49 3.51 3.46 3.48
Year Ending Dec-15 22 3.55 3.82 3.26 3.74
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 6.35 9.00 3.40 2.33

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 Sep-14 10,664.10 10,557.00 107.05 1.00
Quarter Ending Jun-14 10,602.20 10,934.00 331.77 3.13
Quarter Ending Mar-14 10,441.10 10,264.00 177.14 1.70
Quarter Ending Dec-13 11,361.70 11,319.00 42.66 0.38
Quarter Ending Sep-13 11,123.60 11,032.00 91.64 0.82
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-14 0.88 0.90 0.02 2.39
Quarter Ending Jun-14 0.81 0.85 0.04 4.96
Quarter Ending Mar-14 0.79 0.88 0.09 11.97
Quarter Ending Dec-13 0.89 0.88 0.01 0.77
Quarter Ending Sep-13 0.88 0.92 0.04 5.06

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 Dec-14 10,619.40 10,619.40 10,634.50 10,792.20 11,142.50
Quarter Ending Mar-15 9,456.08 9,456.08 9,503.25 9,632.93 10,342.00
Year Ending Dec-14 42,407.00 42,407.00 42,506.70 42,706.70 43,452.80
Year Ending Dec-15 40,777.60 40,776.60 40,763.80 41,380.40 43,216.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.89 0.89
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0.77 0.77 0.78 0.81 0.86
Year Ending Dec-14 3.49 3.49 3.47 3.49 3.48
Year Ending Dec-15 3.55 3.55 3.55 3.59 3.74

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0 0 6 5
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0 0 2 1
Year Ending Dec-14 0 0 5 9
Year Ending Dec-15 1 0 7 6
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0 0 5 3
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0 0 1 2
Year Ending Dec-14 0 0 9 4
Year Ending Dec-15 1 0 6 6
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