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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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Merck & Co..
Current Price: $56.24
Prev Close: $56.01
Open: $56.23
Bid: $56.01
Ask: $56.32
Day's Range: $55.75 - $56.37
52wk Range: $53.63 - $66.80
Volume: 22,577,917
Avg Vol 12,464,894
Market Cap: $153B
P/E (ttm): 53.86
EPS (ttm): $1.04
Div & Yield: $1.92 (3.4%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Merck & Co..
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
2706 Outperform
219 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
570 Outperform
34 Underperform

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You pick for Merck & 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

83% Approve

Based on 889 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Merck & 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