For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
MRK is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (35.6x), compared to the US market average (4.4x)
MRK is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (35.6x), compared to the US Drug Manufacturers - General industry average (22.54x)
MRK price to book (PB)
For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
MRK is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (5.96x), compared to the US Drug Manufacturers - General industry average (5.12x)
MRK price to earnings growth (PEG)
For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
MRK is good value based on it's Price to Earnings and rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (0.77x)
MRK's financial health
MRK's Earnings (EBIT) of $6.93B can safely cover interest payments on company debt ($26.52B)
MRK's profit margin has decreased (-11.4%) in the last year from (22.9%) to (11.5%)
Assets to liabilities
Debt to equity
MRK's short-term assets ($28.67B) exceed its short-term liabilities ($21.91B)
MRK's long-term liabilities ($35.39B) exceed its short-term assets ($28.67B)
MRK's debt has increased relative to shareholder equity (1.72), over the past 5 years ago (1.22)
MRK's debt to equity ratio (1.72) is considered high
MRK's operating cash flow ($10.46B) is sufficient to service the company's debt ($26.52B)
Merck & Stock FAQ
What is Merck &'s quote symbol?
(NYSE: MRK) Merck & trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol MRK. Merck & stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: MRK.
What is the 52 week high and low for Merck & (NYSE: MRK)?
(NYSE: MRK) Merck &'s 52-week high was $85.60, and its 52-week low was $70.89. It is currently -8.49% from its 52-week high and 10.5% from its 52-week low.
How much is Merck & stock worth today?
(NYSE: MRK) Merck & currently has 2,531,374,696 outstanding shares. With Merck & stock trading at $78.33 per share, the total value of Merck & stock (market capitalization) is $198.28B.
Merck & stock was originally listed at a price of $53.00 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Merck & stock at $53.00, your return over the last 23 years would have been 47.79%, for an annualized return of 1.71% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).
How much is Merck &'s stock price per share?
(NYSE: MRK) Merck & stock price per share is $78.33 today (as of Oct 15, 2021).
What is Merck &'s Market Cap?
(NYSE: MRK) Merck &'s market cap is $198.28B, as of Oct 18, 2021.
Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.
Merck &'s market cap is calculated by multiplying MRK's current stock price of $78.33 by MRK's total outstanding shares of 2,531,374,696.
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