A global research-driven pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a range of innovative products to improve human and animal health.


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Stock Performance

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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Merck and Co..
Current Price: $63.58
Prev Close: $63.55
Open: $63.71
Bid: $63.16
Ask: $63.65
Day's Range: $63.37 - $63.88
52wk Range: $45.69 - $64.00
Volume: 5,798,353
Avg Vol 10,500,545
Market Cap: $177.61B
P/E (ttm): 34.92
EPS (ttm): $1.82
Div & Yield: $1.84 (2.9%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Merck and Co..
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
2720 Outperform
217 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
690 Outperform
36 Underperform

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You pick for Merck and Co. is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

Kenneth C. Frazier, CEO

70% Approve

Based on 684 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Merck and Co..

A global research-driven pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a range of innovative products to improve human and animal health.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Drug Makers