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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

79.81USD
15 Feb 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.87 (+1.10%)
Prev Close
$78.94
Open
$79.71
Day's High
$80.13
Day's Low
$79.29
Volume
3,671,822
Avg. Vol
4,335,820
52-wk High
$80.18
52-wk Low
$52.83

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.08 December 18 Feb 2019

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 7 7 7 7
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 7 8 8
(3) HOLD 2 1 1 3
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.67 1.60 1.62 1.78

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 Mar-19 4 10,530.70 10,687.70 10,332.00 10,051.70
Quarter Ending Jun-19 4 10,961.50 11,057.00 10,875.00 10,283.00
Year Ending Dec-19 10 44,425.10 44,983.00 44,012.80 42,575.70
Year Ending Dec-20 9 46,757.90 47,539.00 45,743.90 43,691.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 7 1.08 1.11 1.04 1.00
Quarter Ending Jun-19 7 1.14 1.19 1.12 1.05
Year Ending Dec-19 11 4.68 4.72 4.60 4.41
Year Ending Dec-20 10 5.23 5.40 5.10 4.75
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 9.51 10.83 8.00 5.45

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 Dec-18 10,990.10 10,998.00 7.86 0.07
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.03 1.04 0.01 0.61
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

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 Mar-19 10,530.70 10,455.30 10,521.40 10,521.40 10,051.70
Quarter Ending Jun-19 10,961.50 10,926.80 10,927.10 10,927.10 10,283.00
Year Ending Dec-19 44,425.10 44,630.40 44,530.60 44,531.20 42,575.70
Year Ending Dec-20 46,757.90 47,059.20 47,008.70 46,980.80 43,691.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.08 1.07 1.11 1.11 1.00
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.14 1.14 1.15 1.15 1.05
Year Ending Dec-19 4.68 4.67 4.69 4.70 4.41
Year Ending Dec-20 5.23 5.23 5.26 5.28 4.75

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 3 0
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 0 3 0
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 6 3
Year Ending Dec-20 0 0 3 3
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 2 1
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 0 2 1
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 4 5
Year Ending Dec-20 0 0 3 5