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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

60.12USD
8 Dec 2016
Change (% chg)

$0.06 (+0.10%)
Prev Close
$60.06
Open
$59.73
Day's High
$60.35
Day's Low
$59.51
Volume
2,794,302
Avg. Vol
3,202,734
52-wk High
$65.45
52-wk Low
$47.97

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.89 December 8 Dec 2016

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 3 4 3 3
(2) OUTPERFORM 7 7 7 7
(3) HOLD 11 11 12 12
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.38 2.32 2.41 2.41

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-16 13 10,245.60 10,511.00 9,995.00 10,806.80
Quarter Ending Mar-17 7 9,386.63 9,739.11 9,056.00 10,003.50
Year Ending Dec-16 16 39,897.30 40,204.00 39,425.00 40,414.10
Year Ending Dec-17 17 39,986.20 41,776.00 38,880.00 40,715.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-16 16 0.89 0.96 0.84 1.03
Quarter Ending Mar-17 7 0.91 0.93 0.88 0.96
Year Ending Dec-16 18 3.78 3.85 3.73 3.73
Year Ending Dec-17 18 3.90 4.14 3.75 3.87
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 6.38 8.71 4.88 3.98

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-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
Quarter Ending Mar-16 9,463.70 9,312.00 151.70 1.60
Quarter Ending Dec-15 10,351.90 10,215.00 136.94 1.32
Quarter Ending Sep-15 10,079.80 10,073.00 6.82 0.07
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-16 0.99 1.07 0.08 8.24
Quarter Ending Jun-16 0.91 0.93 0.02 2.10
Quarter Ending Mar-16 0.85 0.89 0.04 4.22
Quarter Ending Dec-15 0.91 0.93 0.02 2.09
Quarter Ending Sep-15 0.91 0.96 0.05 4.95

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-16 10,245.60 10,231.50 10,218.80 10,323.60 10,806.80
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,386.63 9,386.63 9,386.63 9,389.28 10,003.50
Year Ending Dec-16 39,897.30 39,893.10 39,899.10 39,719.80 40,414.10
Year Ending Dec-17 39,986.20 39,865.70 39,903.10 39,571.80 40,715.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.94 1.03
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.93 0.96
Year Ending Dec-16 3.78 3.78 3.77 3.75 3.73
Year Ending Dec-17 3.90 3.88 3.89 3.86 3.87

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-16 0 1 0 1
Year Ending Dec-17 0 1 0 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0 1 1 1
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-16 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-17 0 1 0 2