The Merck & Co Inc (NYQ:MRK) share price is currently trading at $88.5. But given that there is still a lot of uncertainty about the health of the wider economy, the question now is what the future holds for it... To try and predic...
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Merck & Co., Inc. is a global health care company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through two segments: Pharmaceutical and Animal Health. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products. Its human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells these human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed health care providers such as health maintenance organizations. The Animal Health segment develops, manufactures and markets a range of veterinary pharmaceutical and vaccine products, as well as health management solutions and services, for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all livestock and companion animal species.
- Kenneth Frazier CHM (66)
- Robert Davis PRE (54)
- Caroline Litchfield CFO
- Dean Li CEX (58)
- Steven Mizell CHO (60)
- Jennifer Zachary EVP (43)
- Sanat Chattopadhyay EVP (61)
- Richard DeLuca EVP (58)
- Julie Gerberding EVP (65)
- Michael Klobuchar EVP
- Rita Karachun SVF (57)
- Michael Fleming SVP (62)
- Cristal Downing OTH
- Thomas Glocer LED (61)
- Mary Coe IND (54)
- Pamela Craig IND (64)
- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey IND (66)
- Stephen Mayo IND (59)
- Paul Rothman IND (63)
- Patricia Russo IND (69)
- Christine Seidman IND (68)
- Inge Thulin IND (67)
- Kathy Warden IND (49)
- Peter Wendell IND (70)
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Upcoming Events for MRK
Merck & Co Inc at ASCO Annual Meeting
Dividend For MRK.BA - 0.1380 USD
Dividend For MRCK34.SA - 0.4149 BRL
Dividend For MRK.N - 0.6900 USD
Q2 2022 Merck & Co Inc Earnings Call
Q2 2022 Merck & Co Inc Earnings Release
Q3 2022 Merck & Co Inc Earnings Call
Q3 2022 Merck & Co Inc Earnings Release
As of Today at 13:14 UTC, shares in Merck & Co are trading at $93.75. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Merck & Co last closed at $93.75 and the price had moved by +26.86% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Merck & Co share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +33.79% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Merck & Co is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Merck & Co dividend yield is 2.86% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Merck & Co paid a total dividend of $2.68, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.86%. We do not have any data on when Merck & Co is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Merck & Co is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Merck & Co shares is currently 2.86%.
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As of the previous close price of $93.75, shares in Merck & Co had a market capitalisation of $233.43bn.
Here are the trading details for Merck & Co:
- Country of listing: United States
- Exchange: NYQ
- Ticker Symbol: MRK
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Merck & Co is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Merck & Co is $98.05. That is 4.58% above the last closing price of $93.75.
Analysts covering Merck & Co currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $7.34 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Merck & Co. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +38.57%.
As of the last closing price of $93.75, shares in Merck & Co were trading +16.88% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Merck & Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 12.77. The shares last closed at $93.75.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Merck & Co's management team is headed by:
- Kenneth Frazier - CHM
- Robert Davis - PRE
- Caroline Litchfield - CFO
- Dean Li - CEX
- Steven Mizell - CHO
- Jennifer Zachary - EVP
- Sanat Chattopadhyay - EVP
- Richard DeLuca - EVP
- Julie Gerberding - EVP
- Michael Klobuchar - EVP
- Rita Karachun - SVF
- Michael Fleming - SVP
- Cristal Downing - OTH
- Thomas Glocer - LED
- Mary Coe - IND
- Pamela Craig - IND
- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey - IND
- Stephen Mayo - IND
- Paul Rothman - IND
- Patricia Russo - IND
- Christine Seidman - IND
- Inge Thulin - IND
- Kathy Warden - IND
- Peter Wendell - IND