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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

74.33USD
18 Dec 2018
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3,442,163
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 1.05 December 19 Dec 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 7 7 6 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 8 8 9 9
(3) HOLD 1 3 3 4
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.62 1.78 1.83 1.94

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 Dec-18 8 10,992.60 11,223.00 10,813.00 10,735.70
Quarter Ending Mar-19 4 10,521.40 10,665.00 10,243.00 9,902.80
Year Ending Dec-18 13 42,310.60 42,623.00 42,109.00 41,002.60
Year Ending Dec-19 12 44,531.20 47,545.00 43,501.00 41,833.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 11 1.05 1.08 1.00 1.02
Quarter Ending Mar-19 4 1.11 1.15 1.06 0.99
Year Ending Dec-18 13 4.34 4.37 4.30 4.07
Year Ending Dec-19 13 4.70 4.85 4.54 4.30
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 9.39 11.70 8.00 4.72

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 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
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,544.90 10,325.00 219.92 2.09
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.03 1.11 0.08 7.56

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 Dec-18 10,992.60 10,990.40 11,017.20 11,089.80 10,735.70
Quarter Ending Mar-19 10,521.40 10,526.90 10,533.20 10,650.10 9,902.80
Year Ending Dec-18 42,310.60 42,309.20 42,328.70 42,487.40 41,002.60
Year Ending Dec-19 44,531.20 44,512.60 44,495.00 44,346.00 41,833.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.02
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.11 1.11 1.11 1.12 0.99
Year Ending Dec-18 4.34 4.34 4.34 4.29 4.07
Year Ending Dec-19 4.70 4.70 4.71 4.66 4.30

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1 0 1 1
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 1 0 2
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 2 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1 0 1 1
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 2 0