Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

NYSE: MRK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
108.78
-2.07 (-1.87%)
At close: Dec 9, 2022 4:03 PM
108.76
-0.02 (-0.02%)
After-hours: Dec 9, 2022 4:36 PM EST
-1.87%
Market Cap 281.05B
Revenue (ttm) 58.97B
Net Income (ttm) 15.26B
Shares Out 2.53B
EPS (ttm) 6.03
PE Ratio 18.04
Forward PE 14.56
Dividend $2.76 (2.54%)
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2022
Volume 9,090,362
Open 110.98
Previous Close 110.85
Day's Range 108.75 - 111.37
52-Week Range 71.97 - 111.37
Beta 0.41
Analysts Buy
Price Target 112.55 (+3.5%)
Earnings Date Oct 27, 2022

About MRK

Merck & Co., Inc. operates as a healthcare company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical and Animal Health. The Pharmaceutical segment offers human health pharmaceutical products in the areas of oncology, hospital acute care, immunology, neuroscience, virology, cardiovascular, and diabetes, as well as vaccine products, such as preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. The Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and health management solutions an... [Read more]

Industry Pharmaceuticals
Founded 2000
CEO Kenneth Frazier
Employees 67,000
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol MRK
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, Merck & Co.'s revenue was $48.70 billion, an increase of 17.31% compared to the previous year's $41.52 billion. Earnings were $13.05 billion, an increase of 84.65%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 32 analysts, the average rating for MRK stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 112.55, which is an increase of 3.47% from the latest price.

Price Target
$112.55
(3.47% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts

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