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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

86.90EUR
11:35am EDT
Change (% chg)

€-0.26 (-0.30%)
Prev Close
€87.16
Open
€87.20
Day's High
€87.28
Day's Low
€86.52
Volume
233,433
Avg. Vol
532,892
52-wk High
€100.95
52-wk Low
€74.54

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.28 December 24 Sep 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 9 9 10 10
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 4 5 4
(3) HOLD 13 13 12 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 2 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.29 2.29 2.14 2.18

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 6 3,596.02 3,715.00 3,477.20 3,749.02
Quarter Ending Dec-18 6 3,715.17 3,863.00 3,584.67 3,676.58
Year Ending Dec-18 25 14,489.50 15,398.70 14,089.80 15,721.00
Year Ending Dec-19 25 14,918.40 15,933.00 14,586.00 16,195.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 6 1.28 1.33 1.23 --
Quarter Ending Dec-18 6 1.39 1.52 1.31 --
Year Ending Dec-18 27 5.21 5.81 4.03 6.35
Year Ending Dec-19 27 5.61 6.25 4.25 6.87
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 3.28 7.40 -2.20 3.72

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 3,628.35 3,714.00 85.65 2.36
Quarter Ending Mar-18 3,700.08 3,691.00 9.08 0.25
Quarter Ending Dec-17 3,822.28 3,848.00 25.72 0.67
Quarter Ending Sep-17 3,768.08 3,727.00 41.08 1.09
Quarter Ending Jun-17 3,837.62 3,891.00 53.38 1.39
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.31 1.23 0.08 6.01
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.40 1.41 0.01 0.53
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.35 1.31 0.04 3.25
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.56 1.51 0.05 3.01
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.55 1.54 0.01 0.39

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in Euro (EUR)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in Euro (EUR)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 3,596.02 3,596.04 3,586.89 3,613.16 3,749.02
Quarter Ending Dec-18 3,715.17 3,715.19 3,743.84 3,783.22 3,676.58
Year Ending Dec-18 14,489.50 14,489.50 14,522.00 14,769.70 15,721.00
Year Ending Dec-19 14,918.40 14,918.40 14,963.10 15,040.50 16,195.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.28 1.28 1.29 1.34 --
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.39 1.39 1.44 1.42 --
Year Ending Dec-18 5.21 5.21 5.24 5.33 6.35
Year Ending Dec-19 5.61 5.61 5.65 5.65 6.87

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 1 1 1
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 2
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 2 1
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 3 0
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 0 2
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 2
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 0 3