Analysts: Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

58.54USD
27 Feb 2015
Change (% chg)

$-0.42 (-0.71%)
Prev Close
$58.96
Open
$58.90
Day's High
$59.05
Day's Low
$58.49
Volume
3,444,813
Avg. Vol
2,976,022
52-wk High
$63.62
52-wk Low
$52.49

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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.75 December 28 Feb 2015

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 5 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 3 4 4 4
(3) HOLD 12 12 12 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.42 2.33 2.40 2.43

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 Mar-15 9 9,161.27 9,645.00 8,945.00 10,251.00
Quarter Ending Jun-15 9 9,765.73 10,200.00 9,481.22 10,629.00
Year Ending Dec-15 15 39,621.90 40,326.00 38,354.70 42,999.90
Year Ending Dec-16 16 41,312.70 42,844.00 39,928.00 43,881.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-15 12 0.75 0.82 0.67 0.83
Quarter Ending Jun-15 12 0.80 0.87 0.74 0.87
Year Ending Dec-15 18 3.40 3.55 3.33 3.72
Year Ending Dec-16 18 3.83 4.06 3.48 3.97
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 4.74 8.10 -1.83 1.77

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 Dec-14 10,498.40 10,482.00 16.42 0.16
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-14 0.85 0.87 0.02 1.77
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

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 Mar-15 9,161.27 9,161.27 9,341.81 9,421.55 10,251.00
Quarter Ending Jun-15 9,765.73 9,765.73 9,860.99 10,131.40 10,629.00
Year Ending Dec-15 39,621.90 39,621.90 40,418.60 40,770.70 42,999.90
Year Ending Dec-16 41,312.70 41,312.70 42,075.30 42,356.30 43,881.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0.75 0.76 0.75 0.77 0.83
Quarter Ending Jun-15 0.80 0.80 0.81 0.85 0.87
Year Ending Dec-15 3.40 3.40 3.50 3.54 3.72
Year Ending Dec-16 3.83 3.83 3.93 3.98 3.97

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0 0 1 4
Quarter Ending Jun-15 0 0 1 4
Year Ending Dec-15 0 0 1 12
Year Ending Dec-16 0 0 2 9
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-15 0 0 3 3
Quarter Ending Jun-15 0 0 2 3
Year Ending Dec-15 0 0 0 14
Year Ending Dec-16 0 0 1 11
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