Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

NYSE: MRK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.11 (0.09%)
At close: Jun 14, 2024, 4:00 PM
-0.03 (-0.02%)
After-hours: Jun 14, 2024, 7:50 PM EDT
Market Cap 327.95B
Revenue (ttm) 61.40B
Net Income (ttm) 2.31B
Shares Out 2.53B
EPS (ttm) 0.90
PE Ratio 143.87
Forward PE 14.29
Dividend $3.08 (2.38%)
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 17, 2024
Volume 5,745,197
Open 129.16
Previous Close 129.37
Day's Range 128.64 - 129.90
52-Week Range 99.14 - 133.10
Beta 0.40
Analysts Buy
Price Target 133.00 (+2.72%)
Earnings Date Jul 30, 2024

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 under the Keytruda, Bridion, Adempas, Lagevrio, Belsomra, Simponi, and Januvia brands, as well as vaccine products consisting of preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines under the Gardasil/Gardasil 9, ProQuad, M-M-R II, Variv... [Read more]

Sector Healthcare
Founded 2000
Employees 72,000
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol MRK
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, Merck & Co.'s revenue was $60.12 billion, an increase of 1.40% compared to the previous year's $59.28 billion. Earnings were $365.00 million, a decrease of -97.49%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 12 analysts, the average rating for MRK stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $133.0, which is an increase of 2.72% from the latest price.

Price Target
(2.72% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


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15 days ago - Business Wire

Merck Signs MoU with KAIST to Advance Scientific Collaboration

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16 days ago - Business Wire

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16 days ago - Business Wire

Merck to acquire eye drug company EyeBio for up to $3 bln

Merck said on Wednesday it would acquire eye disease drug developer EyeBio for up to $3 billion, in the latest acquisition by the U.S. drugmaker as it looks to boost growth.

16 days ago - Reuters

Merck to buy EyeBio in a deal that could valued at up to $3 billion

Merck & Co. Inc. MRK, -2.63% announced Wednesday an agreement to buy privately held Eyebiotech Ltd., an ophthalmology-focused biotechnology company, in a deal that could be valued at up to $3 billion.

16 days ago - Market Watch

Merck to Acquire EyeBio

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16 days ago - Business Wire

Merck nears $1.3 bln cash deal for eye-drug company EyeBio, WSJ reports

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17 days ago - Reuters

Merck Announces Third-Quarter 2024 Dividend

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17 days ago - Business Wire

Merck Announces Phase 3 KEYNOTE-522 Trial Met its Overall Survival (OS) Endpoint in Patients With High-Risk Early-Stage Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)

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17 days ago - Business Wire

HPV vaccine provides real benefits for men, analysis shows

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22 days ago - Reuters

HPV vaccine can have big benefits for men, research shows

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4 weeks ago - CNBC

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