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Merck & Co., Inc.
IndexDJIA S&P500 P/E23.95 EPS (ttm)3.72 Insider Own0.08% Shs Outstand2.56B Perf Week1.97%
Market Cap227.92B Forward P/E15.91 EPS next Y5.60 Insider Trans-10.72% Shs Float2.54B Perf Month6.59%
Income9.67B PEG2.41 EPS next Q1.16 Inst Own77.70% Short Float0.86% Perf Quarter7.45%
Sales45.97B P/S4.96 EPS this Y33.00% Inst Trans-1.02% Short Ratio2.60 Perf Half Y6.44%
Book/sh10.49 P/B8.49 EPS next Y8.46% ROA11.20% Target Price97.56 Perf Year15.09%
Cash/sh3.13 P/C28.43 EPS next 5Y9.95% ROE34.30% 52W Range70.89 - 89.24 Perf YTD16.61%
Dividend2.44 P/FCF66.92 EPS past 5Y10.60% ROI11.70% 52W High-0.16% Beta0.52
Dividend %2.74% Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y-0.80% Gross Margin70.50% 52W Low25.69% ATR1.13
Employees69000 Current Ratio1.30 Sales Q/Q14.90% Oper. Margin25.60% RSI (14)69.37 Volatility1.06% 1.24%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.97 EPS Q/Q1.50% Profit Margin20.30% Rel Volume0.96 Prev Close88.72
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.84 EarningsOct 29 BMO Payout61.00% Avg Volume8.38M Price89.10
Recom1.80 SMA203.37% SMA505.10% SMA2007.71% Volume8,065,875 Change0.43%
Oct-17-19Resumed BofA/Merrill Neutral $90
Aug-16-19Initiated SVB Leerink Outperform
Jul-03-19Initiated Mizuho Buy $97
May-28-19Initiated Goldman Neutral
May-13-19Upgrade Atlantic Equities Neutral → Overweight
Oct-16-18Reiterated Citigroup Buy $70 → $79
Oct-09-18Resumed Guggenheim Buy
Apr-23-18Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy
Apr-17-18Upgrade Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight → Overweight
Apr-05-18Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $62 → $64
Mar-12-18Upgrade Leerink Partners Mkt Perform → Outperform
Feb-14-18Reiterated Leerink Partners Mkt Perform $67 → $66
Feb-07-18Reiterated Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight $60 → $63
Jan-16-18Upgrade SunTrust Hold → Buy
Nov-28-17Resumed BofA/Merrill Buy $64
Nov-24-17Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $62 → $59
Oct-31-17Upgrade Jefferies Underperform → Hold
Oct-30-17Downgrade SunTrust Buy → Hold
Oct-30-17Downgrade Morgan Stanley Overweight → Equal-Weight
Oct-30-17Downgrade Barclays Overweight → Equal Weight $72 → $62
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Merck & Co., Inc. provides healthcare solutions worldwide. It operates in Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services, and Alliances segments. The company offers therapeutic and preventive agents to treat cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, chronic hepatitis C virus, HIV-1 infection, intra-abdominal, fungal infection, insomnia, and inflammatory diseases; neuromuscular blocking agents; cholesterol modifying medicines; and anti-bacterial and vaginal contraceptive products. It also offers products to prevent chemotherapy-induced and post-operative nausea and vomiting; treat non-small-cell lung, ovarian and breast, thyroid, cervical, and brain cancers; and prevent diseases caused by human papillomavirus, as well as offers vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, shingles, rotavirus gastroenteritis, and pneumococcal diseases. In addition, it provides antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drugs to treat infectious and respiratory diseases, fertility disorders, and pneumonia in cattle, bovine, and swine; vaccines for poultry; parasiticide for sea lice in salmon; and antibiotics and vaccines for fish. Further, it offers companion animal products, such as ointments; diabetes mellitus treatment and anthelmintic products; products to treat fleas and ticks in dogs and cats; horse fertility management products; dog, cat, and horse vaccines; and products for protection against bites from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and sandflies. It has collaborations with AstraZeneca PLC; Bayer AG; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Intec Pharma Ltd.; Nerviano Medical Sciences; Healthy Interactions, Inc.; Oncologie, Inc.; Themis Bioscience; I-MAB Biopharma Co., Ltd.; 4D pharma plc; Promega Corporation; Seattle Genetics, Inc.; and Astellas Pharma, Inc. It serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and entities, physicians, distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, and managed health care providers. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Nally MichaelEVP, Chief Marketing OfficerOct 30Option Exercise0.002,28706,196Nov 01 05:07 PM
MIZELL STEVENEVP, Chief HR OfficerOct 30Option Exercise0.004,57404,574Nov 01 05:07 PM
Clyburn FrankEVP, Chief Commercial OfficerOct 30Option Exercise0.002,287073,032Nov 01 05:06 PM
Scholefield James HEVP,Chief Info&Digital OfficerOct 30Option Exercise0.0011,436011,436Nov 01 05:04 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthAug 09Option Exercise0.006,427077,951Aug 12 05:13 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthAug 09Sale85.096,427546,85071,524Aug 12 05:13 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthAug 08Option Exercise0.0031,6990103,223Aug 12 05:13 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthAug 08Sale85.0131,6992,694,78971,524Aug 12 05:13 PM
Davis Robert MEVP, Global Svcs & CFOJun 25Option Exercise0.00216,7180354,378Jun 27 05:05 PM
Davis Robert MEVP, Global Svcs & CFOJun 25Sale85.43216,71818,514,032137,660Jun 27 05:05 PM
Karachun Rita ASr. VP Fince-Global ControllerMay 10Option Exercise0.003,292022,412May 13 05:06 PM
Clyburn FrankEVP, Chief Commercial OfficerMay 10Option Exercise0.004,389071,993May 13 05:05 PM
Fleming MichaelSVP Chief Ethics & Com OfficerMay 10Option Exercise0.001,50903,317May 13 05:05 PM
Nally MichaelEVP, Chief Marketing OfficerMay 10Option Exercise0.001,81104,376May 13 05:06 PM
Clyburn FrankEVP, Chief Commercial OfficerMay 07Option Exercise39.2925,000982,25092,604May 09 06:11 PM
Clyburn FrankEVP, Chief Commercial OfficerMay 07Sale77.7325,0001,943,18367,604May 09 06:11 PM
Zachary JenniferEVP, General CounselMay 04Option Exercise0.005,77205,772May 07 07:42 PM
Nally MichaelEVP, Chief Marketing OfficerMay 04Option Exercise0.001,29802,935May 07 07:40 PM
Clyburn FrankEVP, Chief Commercial OfficerMay 04Option Exercise0.001,904068,542May 07 07:37 PM
Karachun Rita ASr. VP Fince-Global ControllerMay 04Option Exercise0.001,212019,717May 07 08:32 PM
Fleming MichaelSVP Chief Ethics & Com OfficerMay 04Option Exercise0.0069202,046May 07 08:32 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthMay 03Option Exercise39.2935,0001,375,150106,064May 07 08:33 PM
DeLuca Richard R.EVP&Pres, Merck Animal HeallthMay 03Sale80.0035,0002,800,00071,064May 07 08:33 PM
Merck & Co., Inc.10% OwnerApr 08Buy16.004,121,68365,946,92812,955,016Apr 09 06:27 PM
Davis Robert MEVP, Global Svcs & CFOMar 25Option Exercise58.22192,57211,211,542330,232Mar 27 05:45 PM
Davis Robert MEVP, Global Svcs & CFOMar 25Sale82.38192,57215,863,119137,660Mar 27 05:45 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 20Option Exercise39.29192,7367,572,597990,451Mar 20 06:49 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 20Sale82.05192,73615,813,372797,715Mar 20 06:49 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 13Option Exercise39.2918,725735,705816,440Mar 14 06:38 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 13Sale82.0018,7251,535,454797,715Mar 14 06:38 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 05Option Exercise39.296,961273,498804,676Mar 06 06:13 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 05Sale82.006,961570,809797,715Mar 06 06:13 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 04Option Exercise39.2913,144516,428810,859Mar 06 06:13 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOMar 04Sale82.0113,1441,077,875797,715Mar 06 06:13 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 22Option Exercise39.2953,9612,120,128745,911Feb 22 05:16 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 22Sale80.0253,9614,318,089691,950Feb 22 05:16 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 21Option Exercise39.2941,9921,649,866733,942Feb 22 05:16 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 21Sale80.0041,9923,359,452691,950Feb 22 05:16 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 19Option Exercise39.2942,7001,677,683734,650Feb 19 05:35 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 19Sale80.0242,7003,416,944691,950Feb 19 05:35 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 15Option Exercise39.2992,9133,650,552784,863Feb 19 05:35 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 15Sale80.0392,9137,436,162691,950Feb 19 05:35 PM
Karachun Rita ASr. VP Fince-Global ControllerFeb 14Option Exercise59.1664,6623,825,55180,837Feb 14 06:02 PM
Karachun Rita ASr. VP Fince-Global ControllerFeb 14Sale78.9664,6625,105,95116,175Feb 14 06:02 PM
WEEKS WENDELL PDirectorFeb 13Option Exercise24.305,000121,5005,100Feb 14 06:02 PM
WEEKS WENDELL PDirectorFeb 13Sale78.715,000393,548100Feb 14 06:02 PM
Chattopadhyay SanatExe V-P & Pres. MMDFeb 12Option Exercise38.1873,7272,815,241125,194Feb 14 06:02 PM
Chattopadhyay SanatExe V-P & Pres. MMDFeb 12Sale78.6273,7275,796,30651,467Feb 14 06:02 PM
BRUN LESLIE ADirectorFeb 08Option Exercise24.305,000121,5005,000Feb 11 05:33 PM
BRUN LESLIE ADirectorFeb 08Sale77.223,052235,6811,948Feb 11 05:33 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 05Option Exercise39.29231,5669,098,228923,516Feb 06 05:30 PM
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEOFeb 05Sale78.08231,56618,079,654691,950Feb 06 05:30 PM