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Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N)

MRK.N on New York Stock Exchange

55.20USD
17 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.03 (+0.05%)
Prev Close
$55.17
Open
$55.00
Day's High
$55.43
Day's Low
$54.76
Volume
3,377,173
Avg. Vol
2,954,693
52-wk High
$66.80
52-wk Low
$54.41

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 0.94 December 18 Nov 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 5 4 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 9 9 9
(3) HOLD 10 7 7 7
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.24 2.29 2.29 2.29

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-17 13 10,494.40 10,605.20 10,390.00 10,429.80
Quarter Ending Mar-18 6 9,904.02 10,214.30 9,564.00 --
Year Ending Dec-17 19 40,238.00 40,512.00 39,953.00 39,865.70
Year Ending Dec-18 19 41,081.90 42,966.00 39,786.00 41,119.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 16 0.94 1.01 0.90 0.97
Quarter Ending Mar-18 6 0.96 1.01 0.91 --
Year Ending Dec-17 20 3.95 3.97 3.91 3.89
Year Ending Dec-18 21 4.10 4.33 3.89 4.23
LT Growth Rate (%) 8 4.93 6.30 3.30 6.21

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-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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 10,220.20 10,115.00 105.20 1.03
Quarter Ending Sep-16 10,177.10 10,536.00 358.93 3.53
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.89 0.89 0.00 0.15
Quarter Ending Sep-16 0.99 1.07 0.08 8.24

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-17 10,494.40 10,494.40 10,484.40 10,489.70 10,429.80
Quarter Ending Mar-18 9,904.02 9,904.02 9,800.11 9,807.17 --
Year Ending Dec-17 40,238.00 40,219.60 40,272.90 40,321.60 39,865.70
Year Ending Dec-18 41,081.90 40,984.60 41,278.70 41,322.20 41,119.40
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0.94 0.94 0.96 0.96 0.97
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0.96 0.96 0.94 0.95 --
Year Ending Dec-17 3.95 3.94 3.87 3.87 3.89
Year Ending Dec-18 4.10 4.09 4.16 4.18 4.23

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 6 6
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 0 1 2
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 4 12
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 3 12
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 2 10
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 17 0
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 3 12