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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

76.06USD
16 Nov 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.22 (+1.63%)
Prev Close
$74.84
Open
$74.71
Day's High
$76.25
Day's Low
$74.71
Volume
5,739,060
Avg. Vol
2,998,924
52-wk High
$76.25
52-wk Low
$52.83

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.05 December 17 Nov 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 7 6 5 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 8 9 9 9
(3) HOLD 3 3 4 5
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.78 1.83 1.94 2.00

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 Dec-18 8 11,017.20 11,223.00 10,813.00 10,773.50
Quarter Ending Mar-19 4 10,533.20 10,690.00 10,243.00 9,902.80
Year Ending Dec-18 13 42,328.70 42,623.00 42,109.00 41,081.90
Year Ending Dec-19 13 44,495.00 47,545.00 43,501.00 41,921.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 11 1.05 1.08 1.00 1.03
Quarter Ending Mar-19 4 1.11 1.16 1.06 0.99
Year Ending Dec-18 14 4.34 4.37 4.30 4.10
Year Ending Dec-19 14 4.71 4.85 4.54 4.33
LT Growth Rate (%) 8 9.54 11.70 8.00 4.93

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 Sep-18 10,880.30 10,794.00 86.33 0.79
Quarter Ending Jun-18 10,291.30 10,465.00 173.70 1.69
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.14 1.19 0.05 4.35
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.03 1.06 0.03 2.86
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

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 Dec-18 11,017.20 11,017.20 11,089.80 11,010.10 10,773.50
Quarter Ending Mar-19 10,533.20 10,533.20 10,650.10 10,547.40 9,902.80
Year Ending Dec-18 42,328.70 42,329.10 42,488.10 42,371.90 41,081.90
Year Ending Dec-19 44,495.00 44,240.80 44,359.00 43,987.50 41,921.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.03
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.11 1.11 1.12 1.10 0.99
Year Ending Dec-18 4.34 4.34 4.29 4.28 4.10
Year Ending Dec-19 4.71 4.71 4.66 4.63 4.33

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 4
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 8
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 6 3
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 3 6
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 11 0
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 8 2