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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

78.88USD
20 May 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.16 (+0.20%)
Prev Close
$78.72
Open
$78.50
Day's High
$79.27
Day's Low
$78.26
Volume
2,912,918
Avg. Vol
3,449,436
52-wk High
$83.81
52-wk Low
$58.03

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.14 December 21 May 2019

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 8 7 7 7
(2) OUTPERFORM 7 7 7 6
(3) HOLD 2 3 2 2
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.65 1.76 1.69 1.67

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 10,908.40 11,161.70 10,593.00 10,720.10
Quarter Ending Sep-19 9 11,363.50 11,555.00 11,191.10 11,289.20
Year Ending Dec-19 13 44,685.00 45,094.00 44,306.00 43,350.30
Year Ending Dec-20 13 47,111.80 48,329.00 46,170.00 44,870.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 12 1.14 1.19 1.09 1.10
Quarter Ending Sep-19 12 1.22 1.27 1.15 1.25
Year Ending Dec-19 15 4.74 4.79 4.67 4.54
Year Ending Dec-20 15 5.31 5.54 5.05 4.98
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 9.76 10.71 9.00 6.66

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-19 10,477.00 10,816.00 338.99 3.24
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.06 1.22 0.16 15.11
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

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 10,908.40 10,909.70 10,919.20 10,952.20 10,720.10
Quarter Ending Sep-19 11,363.50 11,354.70 11,344.30 11,425.50 11,289.20
Year Ending Dec-19 44,685.00 44,671.20 44,423.30 44,459.10 43,350.30
Year Ending Dec-20 47,111.80 47,199.90 46,985.70 47,061.60 44,870.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.14 1.14 1.14 1.13 1.10
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.22 1.22 1.25 1.26 1.25
Year Ending Dec-19 4.74 4.74 4.68 4.68 4.54
Year Ending Dec-20 5.31 5.32 5.24 5.23 4.98

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 0 5 2
Quarter Ending Sep-19 0 0 2 5
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 12 0
Year Ending Dec-20 0 0 10 2
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 0 5 4
Quarter Ending Sep-19 0 0 1 8
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 13 0
Year Ending Dec-20 0 1 13 1