Analysts: Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

58.15USD
25 Jul 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$-0.06 (-0.10%)
Prev Close
$58.21
Open
$58.13
Day's High
$58.35
Day's Low
$57.93
Volume
1,080,600
Avg. Vol
2,702,091
52-wk High
$59.84
52-wk Low
$44.62

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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.89 December 28 Jul 2014

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 5 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 4 4 6
(3) HOLD 11 11 11 9
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.37 2.37 2.30 2.20

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-14 12 10,657.60 10,801.00 10,502.00 11,376.20
Quarter Ending Dec-14 12 10,809.80 11,228.00 10,576.00 11,887.60
Year Ending Dec-14 17 42,565.00 44,032.00 41,962.90 45,266.40
Year Ending Dec-15 16 41,334.80 43,138.00 38,730.00 45,696.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-14 15 0.89 0.93 0.85 0.94
Quarter Ending Dec-14 15 0.90 0.96 0.87 0.97
Year Ending Dec-14 19 3.47 3.54 3.41 3.69
Year Ending Dec-15 18 3.63 3.83 3.35 3.82
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 3.95 5.00 2.00 3.44

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 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
Quarter Ending Jun-13 11,217.00 11,010.00 207.02 1.85
Quarter Ending Mar-13 11,094.50 10,671.00 423.48 3.82
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Jun-13 0.83 0.84 0.01 1.66
Quarter Ending Mar-13 0.79 0.85 0.06 7.72

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-14 10,657.60 10,648.80 10,671.80 10,706.50 11,376.20
Quarter Ending Dec-14 10,809.80 10,848.90 10,855.30 10,953.00 11,887.60
Year Ending Dec-14 42,565.00 42,586.10 42,601.50 42,522.30 45,266.40
Year Ending Dec-15 41,334.80 41,452.90 41,496.30 41,621.00 45,696.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-14 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.94
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0.90 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.97
Year Ending Dec-14 3.47 3.47 3.47 3.47 3.69
Year Ending Dec-15 3.63 3.63 3.63 3.63 3.82

Estimates Revisions Summary

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

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