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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

68.85USD
16 Aug 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.48 (+2.20%)
Prev Close
$67.37
Open
$67.50
Day's High
$69.00
Day's Low
$67.37
Volume
4,368,435
Avg. Vol
3,040,410
52-wk High
$69.00
52-wk Low
$52.83

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.12 December 17 Aug 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

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

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 Sep-18 10 10,899.70 11,048.00 10,662.00 10,871.00
Quarter Ending Dec-18 10 11,030.40 11,318.50 10,650.00 10,684.00
Year Ending Dec-18 13 42,401.50 42,745.60 41,800.00 41,293.00
Year Ending Dec-19 14 43,705.00 45,881.90 41,501.00 42,321.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 12 1.12 1.18 1.05 1.21
Quarter Ending Dec-18 12 1.05 1.12 0.96 1.08
Year Ending Dec-18 14 4.28 4.32 4.25 4.19
Year Ending Dec-19 16 4.60 5.08 4.27 4.48
LT Growth Rate (%) 8 7.20 9.06 4.70 6.28

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 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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 9,746.38 9,930.00 183.62 1.88
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 0.87 1.01 0.14 15.51

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 Sep-18 10,899.70 10,868.00 10,791.00 10,808.50 10,871.00
Quarter Ending Dec-18 11,030.40 11,055.60 10,953.40 10,986.40 10,684.00
Year Ending Dec-18 42,401.50 42,376.40 42,045.20 42,072.00 41,293.00
Year Ending Dec-19 43,705.00 43,571.30 43,291.30 43,324.60 42,321.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.12 1.12 1.12 1.12 1.21
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.05 1.06 1.03 1.04 1.08
Year Ending Dec-18 4.28 4.28 4.23 4.23 4.19
Year Ending Dec-19 4.60 4.58 4.53 4.54 4.48

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2 0 7 1
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1 1 7 1
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 11 0
Year Ending Dec-19 2 0 10 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1 0 5 4
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 7 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 12 0
Year Ending Dec-19 2 0 9 3