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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

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Merck KGaA is a Germany-based science and technology company. The Company operates in three business segments: Healthcare, Life Sciences and Performance Materials. The Healthcare business, which operates in the United States and Canada as EMD Serono, focuses on such therapeutic areas as allergies, fertility, oncology and... (more)


Beta: 0.82
Market Cap(Mil.): €11,864.44
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 129.24
Dividend: 1.25
Yield (%): 1.36


  MRCG.DE Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 42.64 32.88 37.45
EPS (TTM): 2.15 -- --
ROI: 3.54 12.53 12.16
ROE: 6.07 13.82 16.93

Merck KGaA sees currencies supporting 2019 outlook

FRANKFURT, May 14 Germany's Merck KGaA , which is taking over U.S. electronic chemicals maker Versum Materials, said it expected a slight tailwind from foreign exchange effects supporting earnings growth this year.

May 14 2019

Merck KGaA clinches $6.5 billion Versum takeover in bet on electrochemicals

FRANKFURT Germany's Merck KGaA sealed a $6.5 billion takeover deal with Versum Materials after overturning a deal it had agreed with rival bidder Entegris.

Apr 12 2019

UPDATE 1-Merck KGaA clinches $6.5 bln Versum takeover in bet on electrochemicals

* To fund deal with cash on hand, debt (Releads, adds background)

Apr 12 2019

Merck KGaA agrees $6.5 bln takeover of Versum

FRANKFURT, April 12 Germany's Merck KGaA said it signed a takeover agreement with target Versum Materials for a price of $53 per share after Versum walked away from a prior merger agreement with rival Entegris .

Apr 12 2019

Merck KGaA wins Versum's support for sweetened $6.5 billion offer

FRANKFURT Merck KGaA won the backing of Versum's board for a sweetened $6.5 billion takeover proposal, overturning an agreed merger with rival Entegris as it bets on a recovery in electronic materials markets.

Apr 08 2019

UPDATE 2-Merck KGaA wins Versum's support for sweetened $6.5 bln offer

* Consolidation move in the semiconductor materials market (Adds Entegris comment, Merck deal logic)

Apr 08 2019

Merck KGaA raises offer for Versum Materials to $53 per share

April 8 Versum Materials Inc said on Monday that Merck KGaA had raised its offer for the company to $53 per share from $48.

Apr 08 2019

UPDATE 1-German stocks - Factors to watch on April 1

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, April 1 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Monday:

Apr 01 2019

Versum opens books, begins to warm to rival suitor Merck KGaA

Versum Materials Inc has opened its books to suitor Merck KGaA, saying the German group's unsolicited $5.9 billion offer might be sweetened and could edge out an agreed merger with Entegris.

Mar 29 2019

UPDATE 3-Versum opens books, begins to warm to rival suitor Merck KGaA

* Versum stands by Entegris deal for now (Adds Merck statement)

Mar 29 2019

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