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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

89.92EUR
3:55pm BST
Change (% chg)

€0.28 (+0.31%)
Prev Close
€89.64
Open
€89.84
Day's High
€91.36
Day's Low
€88.86
Volume
345,762
Avg. Vol
573,997
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 1.29 December 16 Aug 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 9 10 10 10
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 5 4 4
(3) HOLD 12 12 13 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 1 1 1
(5) SELL 1 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.36 2.14 2.18 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 3,586.89 3,715.00 3,477.20 3,749.02
Quarter Ending Dec-18 6 3,743.84 3,926.00 3,584.67 3,676.58
Year Ending Dec-18 26 14,510.30 15,398.70 14,089.80 15,752.20
Year Ending Dec-19 26 14,956.00 16,448.00 14,586.00 16,222.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 6 1.29 1.35 1.23 --
Quarter Ending Dec-18 6 1.44 1.66 1.32 --
Year Ending Dec-18 28 5.24 5.81 4.03 6.41
Year Ending Dec-19 28 5.65 6.41 4.25 6.92
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 3.07 7.40 0.20 4.37

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 3,586.89 3,581.08 3,613.49 3,596.56 3,749.02
Quarter Ending Dec-18 3,743.84 3,752.82 3,783.88 3,775.98 3,676.58
Year Ending Dec-18 14,510.30 14,589.50 14,794.40 14,916.80 15,752.20
Year Ending Dec-19 14,956.00 14,960.80 15,120.20 15,256.60 16,222.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.29 1.31 1.35 1.35 --
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.44 1.44 1.43 1.46 --
Year Ending Dec-18 5.24 5.27 5.41 5.47 6.41
Year Ending Dec-19 5.65 5.61 5.76 5.85 6.92

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2 1 3 2
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1 2 2 3
Year Ending Dec-18 9 4 7 12
Year Ending Dec-19 9 3 9 10
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1 2 1 4
Quarter Ending Dec-18 2 1 2 3
Year Ending Dec-18 3 11 4 15
Year Ending Dec-19 4 8 7 13