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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

59.14USD
18 May 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.07 (+0.12%)
Prev Close
$59.07
Open
$58.92
Day's High
$59.46
Day's Low
$57.50
Volume
3,039,971
Avg. Vol
3,711,356
52-wk High
$66.41
52-wk Low
$52.83

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.03 December 19 May 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 7 7 8 7
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 8 6 6
(3) HOLD 5 6 8 9
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.90 1.95 2.00 2.09

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 Jun-18 12 10,340.20 10,611.00 10,065.60 10,132.70
Quarter Ending Sep-18 12 10,806.40 11,036.00 10,530.80 11,003.10
Year Ending Dec-18 15 42,112.10 42,681.00 41,745.00 41,156.90
Year Ending Dec-19 16 43,350.30 44,933.50 41,501.00 42,247.10
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 15 1.03 1.08 0.97 0.98
Quarter Ending Sep-18 15 1.12 1.17 1.04 1.24
Year Ending Dec-18 17 4.23 4.30 4.18 4.19
Year Ending Dec-19 17 4.54 4.90 4.27 4.50
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 6.66 8.61 4.70 6.02

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 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
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,544.90 10,325.00 219.92 2.09
Quarter Ending Jun-17 9,746.38 9,930.00 183.62 1.88
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,249.98 9,434.00 184.02 1.99
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.00 1.05 0.05 5.06
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0.94 0.98 0.04 4.79
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.03 1.11 0.08 7.56
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.87 1.01 0.14 15.51
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.83 0.88 0.05 5.88

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 Jun-18 10,340.20 10,340.20 10,171.60 10,167.20 10,132.70
Quarter Ending Sep-18 10,806.40 10,806.40 10,700.20 10,671.30 11,003.10
Year Ending Dec-18 42,112.10 42,112.10 41,858.00 41,702.30 41,156.90
Year Ending Dec-19 43,350.30 43,350.30 42,712.80 42,517.70 42,247.10
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.03 1.03 1.03 1.04 0.98
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.12 1.12 1.14 1.13 1.24
Year Ending Dec-18 4.23 4.23 4.18 4.17 4.19
Year Ending Dec-19 4.54 4.54 4.43 4.40 4.50

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 8 2
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 7 3
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 14 1
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 14 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 5 6
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 4 8
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 15 0
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 15 1