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Merck & Co. Inc.
IndexDJIA S&P500 P/E38.01 EPS (ttm)1.48 Insider Own0.03% Shs Outstand2.94B Perf Week-1.47%
Market Cap165.44B Forward P/E15.23 EPS next Y3.69 Insider Trans20.16% Shs Float2.94B Perf Month-0.18%
Income4.40B PEG33.06 EPS next Q0.79 Inst Own74.90% Short Float0.98% Perf Quarter7.96%
Sales44.03B P/S3.76 EPS this Y-26.50% Inst Trans0.07% Short Ratio2.28 Perf Half Y22.87%
Book/sh17.00 P/B3.31 EPS next Y7.57% ROA5.60% Target Price57.11 Perf Year24.58%
Cash/sh5.95 P/C9.46 EPS next 5Y1.15% ROE12.10% 52W Range43.07 - 58.14 Perf YTD13.29%
Dividend1.76 P/FCF33.43 EPS past 5Y-16.50% ROI6.60% 52W High-2.80% Beta0.48
Dividend %3.13% Quick Ratio1.60 Sales past 5Y13.00% Gross Margin61.50% 52W Low31.21% ATR1.17
Employees77300 Current Ratio2.00 Sales Q/Q-3.60% Oper. Margin17.40% RSI (14)55.45 Volatility2.76% 2.16%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.50 EPS Q/Q-13.30% Profit Margin13.60% Rel Volume0.64 Prev Close56.26
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.41 EarningsApr 29 BMO Payout84.70% Avg Volume12.59M Price56.51
Recom2.30 SMA201.29% SMA501.50% SMA20013.84% Volume6,248,540 Change0.44%
11-Apr-14Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $64 → $70
05-Feb-14Reiterated Argus Buy $54 → $62
14-Jan-14Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $59 → $64
03-Jun-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $54 → $59
15-Apr-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $45 → $60
04-Feb-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $51 → $52
04-Feb-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $46 → $45
20-Nov-12Upgrade MKM Partners Neutral → Buy $47 → $51
17-Oct-12Reiterated MP Advisors Outperform $45 → $50
30-Jul-12Reiterated UBS Buy $45 → $50
13-Jul-12Upgrade MP Advisors Market Perform → Outperform $45
03-Feb-12Reiterated Barclays Capital Overweight $38 → $40
03-Feb-12Downgrade MKM Partners Buy → Neutral $42 → $40
29-Nov-11Initiated MKM Partners Buy $38
14-Sep-11Reiterated Barclays Capital Overweight $41 → $38
16-May-11Reiterated UBS Buy $40 → $42
04-Feb-11Reiterated UBS Buy $42 → $40
24-Jan-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $48 → $43
24-Jan-11Reiterated Barclays Capital Overweight $43 → $41
21-Jan-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $48 → $43
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04:22PM  Is Merck a Hot Stock? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
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12:48PM  Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds AP
08:04AM  Goodbye Injections and Sneezes: FDA Approves Mercks Allergy Tablet at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
05:30AM  Reckitt leans towards pharmaceuticals spin-off Reuters
15-Apr-14 06:32PM  How Much Has Merck Shaken Up the Hepatitis C Race? at Motley Fool
04:15PM  FDA Nod for Merck's Grastek Zacks
03:15PM  FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce grass allergies AP
02:56PM  This Forgotten Pharma Could Be a Hit for Your Portfolio at Motley Fool
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09:04AM  Big Pharma's Turn On RNAi Shows That New Technologies Don't Guarantee R&D Success at Forbes
08:30AM  Johnson & Johnson Earnings Point to New 52-Week High 24/7 Wall St.
14-Apr-14 06:14PM  Amgen's Conundrum at Motley Fool
05:59PM  FDA Approves Mercks GRASTEK® (Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract) Sublingual Tablet as Immunotherapy to Treat Grass Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis with or without Conjunctivitis in Children and Adults Business Wire
04:30PM  Dow Today: International Business Machines (IBM) Leads The Day Higher, Merck (MRK) Lags at TheStreet
04:10PM  Hard-to-Cure Patients May Benefit from Merck's HCV Drug Zacks
12:10PM  One Put, One Call Option To Know About For Merck & Co. at TheStreet
08:07AM  Can Merck, Bristol-Myers, or AbbVie Compete with Gileads Cure for Hepatitis C? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
05:57AM  Price of New Hepatitis C Drugs Not So Daunting After All at Bloomberg
13-Apr-14 10:00AM  Got Allergies? FDA to the Rescue at Motley Fool
12-Apr-14 01:02AM  Merck Shouts "Me, Too!" But Will It Matter? at Motley Fool
11-Apr-14 04:01PM  The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market at 24/7 Wall St.
02:18PM  Is Gilead Sciences a Value Stock? at Barrons.com
09:22AM  [video] Cramer's Mad Dash: GILD not alone at CNBC
01:00AM  Mercks Investigational Chronic Hepatitis C Combination Therapy MK-5172/MK-8742 Demonstrates Antiviral Activity in Hard-to-Cure Patients with HCV Genotype 1 Infection Business Wire
10-Apr-14 06:07PM  As Hep C Cure Rate Hits 98%, Merck Challenges Gilead Investor's Business Daily
04:22PM  Roche's Competitive Advantage at Seeking Alpha
03:46PM  [$$] Merck's Hepatitis C Drug May Boost Stock at Barrons.com
03:30PM  Merck Up on Encouraging HCV Data Zacks
12:45PM  Midday movers: Netflix, Tesla Motors, CBS & More at CNBC
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11:48AM  Merck Hepatitis C Combo Scores 98% Cure Rate at Investor's Business Daily
11:43AM  [video] Pfizer CEO worries about ACA coverage at CNBC
10:57AM  May 30th Options Now Available For Merck (MRK) at TheStreet
10:36AM  Gilead Sciences: How Big a Threat is Merck? at Barrons.com
09:13AM  [$$] Merck's Hepatitis C Drug Shows 98% Cure Rate at The Wall Street Journal
08:46AM  Today's Biotech Stocks to Watch: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences and Merck & Co. Inc. at Motley Fool
08:44AM  Why Merck (MRK) Stock Is Higher This Morning at TheStreet
08:38AM  [$$] Merck's Hepatitis C Drug Shows 98% Cure Rate at The Wall Street Journal
01:00AM  Merck hepatitis C drugs shine in easier to treat patients -study Reuters
01:00AM  Merck Data Show Potent Rival to Gileads Hepatitis C Pill at Bloomberg
01:00AM  Merck Announces Results from Studies Evaluating Investigational Hepatitis C Treatments, MK-5172 and MK-8742, in Treatment-Naïve Patients with Genotype 1 Infection Business Wire
09-Apr-14 04:38PM  Why the Dow Jones Jumped 180 Points Today at Motley Fool
04:36PM  Ignore Momentum Advice -- Buy Real Growth Stocks at Forbes
02:20PM  [video] Is There a Biotech Bubble? at Bloomberg
12:13PM  Merck Moves the Dow and Facebook Pops as Earnings Season Gets Started at Motley Fool
11:43AM  Gilead defended by analysts after recent pullback at theflyonthewall.com
11:04AM  "Change the law or stop complaining about it." Hot Stock Minute
09:56AM  US stocks rise on Alcoa earnings; La Quinta falls in market debut at CNBC
08-Apr-14 07:19PM  Untaxed U.S. corporate profits held overseas top $2.1 trillion: study Reuters
07:06PM  Untaxed U.S. corporate profits held overseas top $2.1 trln -study Reuters
06:31PM  Merck Launches Hail Mary Lung Cancer Trial at Motley Fool
05:55PM  Merck KGaA Starts Study on Tecemotide Zacks
12:55PM  Takeda: a fine mess at Financial Times
11:23AM  Healthcare Investors Suffering Losses While Drug-Pricing War Rages at TheStreet
08:32AM  Fort Hood shootings could stymie veteran hiring at CNBC
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06-Apr-14 10:30AM  Early Findings Exploring the Relationship of PD-L1 Expression and Clinical Outcomes with MK-3475, Mercks Investigational Anti-PD-1 Immunotherapy, Presented at AACR Annual Meeting 2014 Business Wire
05-Apr-14 01:14AM  Is Merck A Good Dividend Pick? at Seeking Alpha
04-Apr-14 04:00PM  Merck KGaA and Auxogyn Collaborate Zacks
09:31AM  3 Under-Loved Dividend Darlings for Your Portfolio at Motley Fool
08:07AM  Merck, Ferring announce collaboration with WHO at theflyonthewall.com
08:00AM  Merck, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the World Health Organization Working Together to Prevent Excessive Bleeding in Women after Childbirth Business Wire
03-Apr-14 04:10PM  Merck KGaA, Pfizer and Broad Institute Collaborate Zacks
12:03PM  The markets rigged, you say? When wasnt it? at MarketWatch
02-Apr-14 02:18PM  Europe backs more transparent, simpler clinical trial rules Reuters
12:42PM  FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet AP
11:25AM  FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet AP
04:02AM  GlaxoSmithKline throws in towel on lung cancer vaccine trial Reuters
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31-Mar-14 11:21PM  S.Korea to allow sales of Merck's Zilmax from June Reuters
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Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products worldwide. The company's Pharmaceutical segment offers human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, women's health and endocrine, inflammatory and infectious diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, immunology, infectious diseases, and others. This segment also provides vaccines, including preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. Its Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products comprising vaccines, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs for respiratory diseases, as well as products for the treatment of fertility disorders. The company's Consumer Care segment develops, manufactures, and sells over-the-counter products consisting of non-drowsy antihistamines; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant sprays; and products for occasional constipation, frequent heartburn, and overactive bladder in women; foot care products, including topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products, such as sun care lotions, sprays, and dry oils. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, food chain and mass merchandiser outlets, club stores, and specialty channels, as well as managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions. It has collaborations with AstraZeneca LP, Pfizer Inc., Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd., and Sanofi Pasteur S.A. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOApr 10Option Exercise34.2012,876440,307320,541Apr 11 09:53 AM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOApr 10Sale57.2410,047575,108310,494Apr 11 09:53 AM
Kuhlik Bruce NExe V-P & Gen CounselApr 04Option Exercise39.90145,2255,794,929267,070Apr 04 05:07 PM
Kuhlik Bruce NExe V-P & Gen CounselApr 04Sale56.43145,2258,195,164121,845Apr 04 05:07 PM
Golestani ClarkEVP & Chief Info OfficerFeb 14Option Exercise48.246,375307,53012,036Feb 14 05:11 PM
Golestani ClarkEVP & Chief Info OfficerFeb 14Sale55.475,990332,2766,046Feb 14 05:11 PM
Heller Bridgette PExe.VP & Pres.Con.Hlth.CareFeb 13Option Exercise36.5649,7501,818,86071,457Feb 14 11:17 AM
Heller Bridgette PExe.VP & Pres.Con.Hlth.CareFeb 13Sale55.0443,8702,414,57027,587Feb 14 11:17 AM
Canan JohnSr.V-P Finc-Global ControllerFeb 11Option Exercise48.2410,000482,40020,697Feb 11 05:07 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 11Option Exercise48.2445,0002,170,800304,349Feb 11 05:34 PM
Schechter Adam HEVP & Pres-Global Human HealthFeb 11Option Exercise47.6518,000857,70518,000Feb 13 10:12 AM
Schechter Adam HEVP & Pres-Global Human HealthFeb 11Sale55.6118,0001,000,9350Feb 13 10:12 AM
Canan JohnSr.V-P Finc-Global ControllerFeb 11Sale55.7010,000557,00210,697Feb 11 05:07 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 11Sale54.5241,5202,263,683262,829Feb 11 05:34 PM
WEEKS WENDELL PDirectorFeb 10Option Exercise47.235,000236,1505,100Feb 11 03:41 PM
WENDELL PETER CDirectorFeb 10Option Exercise47.235,000236,1506,000Feb 11 03:48 PM
Deese Willie AExe V-P & Pres. MMDFeb 10Option Exercise48.2420,000964,800156,049Feb 11 03:54 PM
Deese Willie AExe V-P & Pres. MMDFeb 10Sale54.6850,0002,734,155106,049Feb 11 03:54 PM
WENDELL PETER CDirectorFeb 10Sale54.445,000272,1931,000Feb 11 03:48 PM
WEEKS WENDELL PDirectorFeb 10Sale54.265,000271,283100Feb 11 03:41 PM
Deese Willie AExe V-P & Pres. MMDJan 27Option Exercise47.7930,0001,433,700136,049Jan 28 10:09 AM