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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

90.53EUR
15 Dec 2017
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Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.35 December 18 Dec 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 9 9 8 7
(2) OUTPERFORM 5 5 5 5
(3) HOLD 14 13 14 15
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.18 2.15 2.22 2.30

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-17 5 3,852.40 3,948.27 3,776.64 3,853.20
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 3,885.21 3,885.21 3,885.21 3,800.17
Year Ending Dec-17 26 15,340.70 15,550.00 15,184.00 15,540.70
Year Ending Dec-18 26 15,573.00 16,099.00 15,139.00 15,962.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 5 1.35 1.40 1.27 1.44
Year Ending Dec-17 27 6.09 6.36 3.59 6.46
Year Ending Dec-18 28 5.97 6.55 4.06 6.78
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 2.21 4.50 1.10 11.33

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-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
Quarter Ending Mar-17 3,836.15 3,861.00 24.85 0.65
Quarter Ending Dec-16 3,815.77 3,830.00 14.23 0.37
Quarter Ending Sep-16 3,766.69 3,723.90 42.79 1.14
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.56 1.51 0.05 3.01
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.55 1.54 0.01 0.39
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1.72 1.80 0.08 4.52
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1.53 1.43 0.10 6.52
Quarter Ending Sep-16 1.55 1.70 0.15 9.42

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-17 3,852.40 3,852.40 3,830.67 3,849.09 3,853.20
Quarter Ending Mar-18 3,885.21 3,885.21 3,885.21 3,906.67 3,800.17
Year Ending Dec-17 15,340.70 15,340.70 15,354.70 15,389.50 15,540.70
Year Ending Dec-18 15,573.00 15,573.00 15,601.70 15,662.20 15,962.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.35 1.35 1.39 1.40 1.44
Year Ending Dec-17 6.09 6.09 6.09 6.21 6.46
Year Ending Dec-18 5.97 5.97 5.97 6.25 6.78

Estimates Revisions Summary

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