Pharma juggernaut Merck (NYSE: MRK ) may seem like one of the safest plays in the health care space; after all, it's a Dow component and has been in existence for decades. That does not mean, however, that this is an entirely risk-free investment. In this video, health care analyst Max Macaluso runs down three risks that every Merck shareholder needs to consider.
For nearly 100 years, Merck's cutting-edge research has led to a number of medical breakthroughs. Today, however, this pharma stalwart is staring down a steep patent cliff and facing generic competition for its top-selling drug. or more detailed information, make sure you take a look at our brand new premium research report today. Our senior biotech analyst Brian Orelli, Ph.D., walks you through both the opportunities and threats facing Merck, and the report comes with a full 12 months of updates. Claim your copy now by clicking here.