Analysts: Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

59.58USD
19 Dec 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.60 (+1.02%)
Prev Close
$58.98
Open
$59.15
Day's High
$59.89
Day's Low
$59.03
Volume
9,744,631
Avg. Vol
2,971,568
52-wk High
$62.20
52-wk Low
$48.53

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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.86 December 22 Dec 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 12 13 13 12
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.40 2.43 2.43 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 11 10,610.90 10,750.10 10,479.00 11,129.90
Quarter Ending Mar-15 4 9,366.80 9,614.47 9,211.00 10,303.50
Year Ending Dec-14 16 42,389.80 42,750.00 42,166.00 43,433.50
Year Ending Dec-15 19 40,876.40 42,506.00 39,494.00 43,180.80
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-14 14 0.86 0.88 0.82 0.89
Quarter Ending Mar-15 5 0.77 0.80 0.74 0.86
Year Ending Dec-14 18 3.49 3.51 3.44 3.48
Year Ending Dec-15 21 3.56 3.82 3.34 3.73
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 6.70 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 10,610.90 10,612.00 10,617.80 10,687.20 11,129.90
Quarter Ending Mar-15 9,366.80 9,380.97 9,456.08 9,452.14 10,303.50
Year Ending Dec-14 42,389.80 42,395.90 42,407.60 42,590.80 43,433.50
Year Ending Dec-15 40,876.40 40,900.90 40,776.60 40,961.20 43,180.80
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.88 0.89
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.80 0.86
Year Ending Dec-14 3.49 3.49 3.49 3.47 3.48
Year Ending Dec-15 3.56 3.56 3.55 3.57 3.73

Estimates Revisions Summary

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

Analyst Research Reports

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