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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

96.52EUR
14 Dec 2018
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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.31 December 17 Dec 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 8 9 9 9
(2) OUTPERFORM 5 6 4 4
(3) HOLD 10 10 12 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 2 2 2
(5) SELL 1 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.35 2.19 2.26 2.29

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 Dec-18 6 3,747.18 3,878.60 3,646.50 3,739.63
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1 3,399.43 3,399.43 3,399.43 3,790.55
Year Ending Dec-18 24 14,669.60 15,398.70 14,237.00 15,573.00
Year Ending Dec-19 24 15,162.50 15,933.00 14,586.00 16,151.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 6 1.31 1.44 1.11 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 26 5.17 5.81 3.56 5.97
Year Ending Dec-19 26 5.59 6.25 3.79 6.50
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 2.92 5.97 0.60 2.21

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 Sep-18 3,609.87 3,749.00 139.13 3.85
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.25 1.32 0.07 5.86
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

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 Dec-18 3,747.18 3,758.50 3,705.77 3,685.61 3,739.63
Quarter Ending Mar-19 3,399.43 3,399.43 3,410.71 3,423.24 3,790.55
Year Ending Dec-18 14,669.60 14,657.80 14,522.30 14,485.40 15,573.00
Year Ending Dec-19 15,162.50 15,153.70 14,935.50 14,908.60 16,151.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.31 1.32 1.39 1.39 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 5.17 5.17 5.20 5.21 5.97
Year Ending Dec-19 5.59 5.60 5.59 5.61 6.50

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 2 3
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 0 1
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 17 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 15 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 1 4
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 10 8
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 7 11