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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

61.47USD
22 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.29 (+0.47%)
Prev Close
$61.18
Open
$61.24
Day's High
$61.91
Day's Low
$61.22
Volume
6,365,112
Avg. Vol
3,511,898
52-wk High
$66.41
52-wk Low
$52.83

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.03 December 23 Jun 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 6 7 7 7
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 8 6
(3) HOLD 5 5 6 8
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.95 1.90 1.95 2.05

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-18 11 10,319.70 10,546.00 10,065.60 10,132.70
Quarter Ending Sep-18 11 10,808.50 11,036.00 10,530.80 11,003.10
Year Ending Dec-18 14 42,072.00 42,681.00 41,721.30 41,192.70
Year Ending Dec-19 15 43,324.60 44,933.50 41,501.00 42,285.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 14 1.03 1.08 0.97 0.97
Quarter Ending Sep-18 14 1.12 1.17 1.04 1.24
Year Ending Dec-18 16 4.23 4.30 4.15 4.18
Year Ending Dec-19 16 4.54 4.90 4.27 4.48
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 6.70 8.61 4.70 6.02

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-18 10,108.00 10,037.00 70.97 0.70
Quarter Ending Dec-17 10,494.20 10,433.00 61.18 0.58
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,544.90 10,325.00 219.92 2.09
Quarter Ending Jun-17 9,746.38 9,930.00 183.62 1.88
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,249.98 9,434.00 184.02 1.99
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.00 1.05 0.05 5.06
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0.94 0.98 0.04 4.79
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.03 1.11 0.08 7.56
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.87 1.01 0.14 15.51
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.83 0.88 0.05 5.88

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-18 10,319.70 10,319.70 10,340.20 10,191.70 10,132.70
Quarter Ending Sep-18 10,808.50 10,808.50 10,806.40 10,708.90 11,003.10
Year Ending Dec-18 42,072.00 42,072.00 42,112.10 41,901.70 41,192.70
Year Ending Dec-19 43,324.60 43,324.60 43,350.30 42,851.60 42,285.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.03 1.03 1.03 1.04 0.97
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.12 1.12 1.12 1.14 1.24
Year Ending Dec-18 4.23 4.23 4.23 4.19 4.18
Year Ending Dec-19 4.54 4.54 4.54 4.46 4.48

Estimates Revisions Summary

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