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Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK)
76.48 -1.98 (-2.52%) 12-14 16:01
Open: 77.83 Pre. Close: 78.46
High: 78.03 Low: 76.23
Volume: 13,259,931 Market Cap: 198877M
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Price Prediction (Update @5:00pm)
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 78.121 - 78.533 78.533 - 78.883
Low: 75.254 - 75.721 75.721 - 76.118
Close: 75.717 - 76.506 76.506 - 77.176
Stock Technical Analysis
Overall:     
Target: Six months: 90.51
One year: 93.66
Support: Support1: 73.13
Support2: 60.84
Resistance: Resistance1: 77.49
Resistance2: 80.19
Pivot: 77.43
Moving Averages: MA(5): 77.61
MA(20): 76.92
MA(100): 71.29
MA(250): 63.47
MACD: MACD(12,26): 1.07
Signal(12,26,9): 1.25
%K %D: %K(14,3): 61.87
%D(3): 61.27
RSI: RSI(14): 51.06
52-Week: High: 80.19
Low: 52.83
Change(%): 36.0
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 1213724
10-Days: 1407179
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands
Price and moving averages has closed below its Short term moving average. Short term moving average is currently above mid-term; AND above long term moving averages. From the relationship between price and moving averages; we can see that: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.

MRK has closed above bottom band by 31.8%. Bollinger Bands are 23.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.
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Stock News
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2018-12-14T07:08:07-05:00
Merck to acquire Antelliq Group for Euro2.1B plus debt

2018-12-14T06:45:00-05:00
Merck to Acquire Privately Held Antelliq Group

Financial Analysis
Growth
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Profitability
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Solvency
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Efficiency
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Stock Basics & Statistics
Sector:  Healthcare
Industry:  Drug Manufacturers - Major
Shares Out. (M) 2600.38
Shares Float (M) 2597.42
% Held by Insiders
% Held by Institutions 119.60
Shares Short (K) 69025
Shares Short Prior Month (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 4.280
EPS Est. Current Year 3.870
EPS Est. Next Year 4.160
EPS Est. Next Quarter 0.960
Forward EPS 4.551
Book Value (p.s.) 6.290
PEG Ratio 1.89
Profit Margin 8.05
Operating Margin 22.59
Return on Assets (ttm) 3.8
Return on Equity (ttm) 9.5
Qtrly Rev. Growth 4.5
Gross Profit (p.s.) 2.702
Sales Per Share
EBITDA (p.s.) 0.883
Qtrly Earnings Growth
Operating Cash Flow (M) 11350.00
Levered Free Cash Flow (M) 8700.00
Stock Valuation
P/E 17.87
P/E Growth Ratio -0.03
P/BV 12.16
P/S 12812370944.00
P/CF 17.52
Dividend Yield 0.04
Dividends & Splits
Dividend 2.868
Dividend Pay Date 2019-01-08
Ex-Dividend Date 2018-12-14
Forward Dividend 2.200
Last Split Date
Last Split Ratio -1e+010

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