With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970. Merck & Co., Inc. is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Merck & Co., Inc., is 9964.58, and so far today it has a volume of 9150400. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1970 is 21.76%.
To help you determine whether Merck & Co., Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 34.63 and forward P/E is 16.44. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Merck & Co., Inc. has a value for PEG of 5.53. P/S ratio is 4.44 and the P/B ratio is 4.04. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 14.79 and 36.87 respectively.
At the current price Merck & Co., Inc. is trading at, 63.24 (0.59% today), Merck & Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.91%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 99.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.83, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.70% after growing -61.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 79.20%, and 0.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.
The number of shares outstanding is 2768, and the number of shares float is 2764.14. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.04%, and institutional ownership is at 75.00%. The float short is 1.13%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.14. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.20%, and also a return on investment of 6.40%.
The ability for Merck & Co., Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.9, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.55 and total debt/equity is 0.56. In terms of margins, Merck & Co., Inc. has a gross margin of 63.20%, with its operating margin at 18.10%, and Merck & Co., Inc. has a profit margin of 13.00%.
The 52 week high is -1.19%, with 34.89% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.31% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.50%.
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