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Merck & Company (NYSE:MRK)
The following stock analysis is based on 8 years of data (i.e. since Jul 23, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.
Merck & Company trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.
It is in the healthcare sector.
It is currently trading at $81.02 ($81.05 the previous day).It pays a 2.86% dividend.
The next reporting date is in 80 days (2020 10 27).
CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.41 per share ($12.1B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3382.
Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $17560158 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.
The year over year average increase is 6.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 7.84. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.
|Past Performance||Average Price||Percent Change|
|1 year||82.592194811321||8.3||+ Above Average|
|2 year||76.289273127753||28.7||+ Above Average|
|3 year||59.26719665272||-5.7||- Below Average|
|4 year||62.842682926829||15.3||+ Above Average|
|5 year||54.492264150943||-7.4||- Below Average|
The worst drop it has had in recent years is -27.5%. It has a few bumps shape to the stock curve, which means the stock generally continues on a consistent trend and does not have to be checked often, but can have some variation during periods of volitility.
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