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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

74.52USD
4:53pm BST
Change (% chg)

$1.06 (+1.44%)
Prev Close
$73.46
Open
$73.59
Day's High
$74.54
Day's Low
$73.40
Volume
1,181,992
Avg. Vol
3,905,573
52-wk High
$83.81
52-wk Low
$56.26

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.14 December 23 Apr 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 7 7 7 7
(3) HOLD 3 3 2 1
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.76 1.76 1.69 1.60

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-19 9 10,916.80 11,107.20 10,739.00 10,484.60
Quarter Ending Sep-19 9 11,344.20 11,537.00 11,004.50 11,190.20
Year Ending Dec-19 14 44,421.70 44,983.00 43,923.00 42,851.60
Year Ending Dec-20 15 46,996.30 49,279.00 45,907.20 44,339.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 13 1.14 1.19 1.09 1.08
Quarter Ending Sep-19 13 1.25 1.32 1.18 1.25
Year Ending Dec-19 16 4.68 4.72 4.57 4.46
Year Ending Dec-20 17 5.24 5.57 5.02 4.86
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 9.94 10.60 9.59 6.19

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 Jun-19 10,916.80 10,920.30 10,937.20 10,939.70 10,484.60
Quarter Ending Sep-19 11,344.20 11,346.00 11,439.40 11,380.60 11,190.20
Year Ending Dec-19 44,421.70 44,428.00 44,448.00 44,394.20 42,851.60
Year Ending Dec-20 46,996.30 46,993.70 47,066.90 46,705.20 44,339.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.14 1.14 1.13 1.14 1.08
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.25 1.25 1.26 1.24 1.25
Year Ending Dec-19 4.68 4.67 4.68 4.66 4.46
Year Ending Dec-20 5.24 5.24 5.24 5.20 4.86

Estimates Revisions Summary

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