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Merck & Co New: (MRK)

(Real Time Quote from BATS) As of Sep 22, 2014 02:59 PM ET

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$60.64 USD

60.64

+0.15 (0.24%)

Volume: 5,921,569

Zacks Rank : 3-Hold [?]     3    

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Industry / Sector Report

Industry: LARGE CAP PHARMA

Zacks Industry Rank: 187 / 265 (Bottom 29.43%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
MERCK & CO INC MRK
ALLERGAN INC AGN
ABBOTT LABS ABT
JOHNSON & JOHNS JNJ
ABBVIE INC ABBV
ASTRAZENECA PLC AZN
BRISTOL-MYERS BMY
LILLY ELI & CO LLY
NOVARTIS AG-ADR NVS
PFIZER INC PFE

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 2.08 1.92 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 0.88 22.99 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 0.92 19.58 26.36
Next Quarter Estimate 0.88 22.77 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 3.61 19.00 26.92

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (.1) 0.10 0.10 9.00
Next Year (3.4) 3.40 10.50 6.80
Last 5 Years 1.20 4.00 11.20
Next 5 Years 5.00 7.00 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 17.08 34.36
Price/Book (MRQ) 3.63 3.99
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 10.11 13.24
Dividend Yield 2.92% 2.51%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 12.89% 16.59%
Return on Equity (TTM) 20.49% 20.86%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.38 23.54

MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

TTM = Trailing Twelve Months

MRFY = Most Recent Fiscal Year

Note: Company and S&P 500 ratios relating to share price calculated daily; all others calculated weekly or in accordance with company earnings announcement. Industry medians calculated weekly.