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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

65.39USD
17 Feb 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.13 (+0.20%)
Prev Close
$65.26
Open
$65.20
Day's High
$65.55
Day's Low
$64.86
Volume
3,940,726
Avg. Vol
3,349,930
52-wk High
$65.87
52-wk Low
$49.64

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.84 December 18 Feb 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 3 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 7 7
(3) HOLD 7 7 11 11
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.29 2.29 2.38 2.32

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-17 11 9,263.10 9,448.90 9,068.00 9,128.00
Quarter Ending Jun-17 11 9,651.87 9,913.76 9,400.00 9,251.00
Year Ending Dec-17 16 39,727.90 40,418.00 39,023.00 39,653.90
Year Ending Dec-18 15 40,988.30 43,197.00 39,758.70 41,277.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 13 0.84 0.89 0.73 0.89
Quarter Ending Jun-17 13 0.88 0.94 0.80 0.88
Year Ending Dec-17 17 3.82 3.93 3.74 3.80
Year Ending Dec-18 16 4.19 4.61 4.00 4.16
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 6.33 8.20 3.80 4.24

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-16 10,220.20 10,115.00 105.20 1.03
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.89 0.89 0.00 0.15
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

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-17 9,263.10 9,270.01 9,452.39 9,413.77 9,128.00
Quarter Ending Jun-17 9,651.87 9,659.41 9,853.02 9,759.21 9,251.00
Year Ending Dec-17 39,727.90 39,777.10 40,023.70 39,955.90 39,653.90
Year Ending Dec-18 40,988.30 41,099.40 41,208.00 41,227.20 41,277.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.84 0.84 0.90 0.91 0.89
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.88 0.87 0.91 0.90 0.88
Year Ending Dec-17 3.82 3.81 3.85 3.87 3.80
Year Ending Dec-18 4.19 4.20 4.24 4.23 4.16

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 2 1 6
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0 2 3 4
Year Ending Dec-17 0 2 8 7
Year Ending Dec-18 1 2 7 8
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0 1 0 6
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1 0 2 4
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 5 7
Year Ending Dec-18 1 1 4 9

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