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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

64.92USD
26 May 2017
Change (% chg)

$-0.12 (-0.18%)
Prev Close
$65.04
Open
$65.00
Day's High
$65.20
Day's Low
$64.82
Volume
1,214,243
Avg. Vol
2,924,476
52-wk High
$66.80
52-wk Low
$55.10

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.87 December 27 May 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 5 5 5 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 9 9
(3) HOLD 7 7 7 7
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.23 2.23 2.23 2.29

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 Jun-17 12 9,673.06 9,805.00 9,466.77 9,337.50
Quarter Ending Sep-17 12 10,428.60 10,575.00 10,160.00 9,873.00
Year Ending Dec-17 16 39,953.00 40,591.00 39,487.00 39,089.70
Year Ending Dec-18 16 41,171.90 43,160.20 40,089.60 40,315.90
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-17 15 0.87 0.93 0.83 0.90
Quarter Ending Sep-17 15 1.07 1.13 1.00 1.05
Year Ending Dec-17 16 3.84 3.86 3.81 3.75
Year Ending Dec-18 15 4.18 4.41 4.01 4.10
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 6.02 8.40 4.20 3.30

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-17 9,249.98 9,434.00 184.02 1.99
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.83 0.88 0.05 5.88
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

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 Jun-17 9,673.06 9,673.06 9,702.81 9,656.41 9,337.50
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,428.60 10,428.60 10,421.20 10,392.70 9,873.00
Year Ending Dec-17 39,953.00 39,930.40 39,708.70 39,719.70 39,089.70
Year Ending Dec-18 41,171.90 41,156.90 41,066.70 41,038.60 40,315.90
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.87 0.87 0.87 0.88 0.90
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.07 1.07 1.08 1.07 1.05
Year Ending Dec-17 3.84 3.84 3.81 3.81 3.75
Year Ending Dec-18 4.18 4.19 4.18 4.19 4.10

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0 0 5 7
Quarter Ending Sep-17 0 0 7 5
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 11 5
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 9 7
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0 0 6 6
Quarter Ending Sep-17 0 0 2 10
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 13 1
Year Ending Dec-18 1 1 7 6

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