Merck Profile

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Acquisition by Tatlock Anne M of 659 shares of Merck subject to Rule 16b-3

Merck Co Inc insider trading alert for grant of phantom stock by Tatlock Anne M, the corporate stakeholder, on October 14, 2017. This event was filed by Merck Co Inc with SEC on 2011-01-03. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

Merck Summary

Being in one of the most regulated sectors, Merck is one of the names in big pharma and distributes many different types of medications and drugs. This industry is a go big or go home industry as that research and development costs large sums of money to complete, and if they drug does not get FDA approval, all of that work was for not. Also, it is important to keep an eye on the medical marijuana market as this is a direct threat to companies that produce medications. [more]
Merck Co Inc (MRK) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in NEW JERSEY, U.S.A and employs 66,645 people. Merck is listed under Pharmaceutical Products category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with total capitalization of 172.89 B. Merck Co Inc runs under Healthcare sector within Pharmaceuticals And Biosciences industry. This company has 2.73 B outstanding shares of which 17.06 M shares are now shorted by investors with about 1.79 days to cover shorted positions. MERCK CO INC has about 11.97 B in cash with 10.21 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 4.39.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Sanders Capital LlcCommon Shares9.7 M672.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares9.1 M582.4 M
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Merck Co., Inc. offer healthcare solutions worldwide. more
Fama & French Pharmaceutical Products
Pharmaceutical Products
Fama & French Classification
NameMerck Co Inc
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Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals And Biosciences
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
Business Address2000 Galloping Hill Road, Keniworth, NJ 07033, United States
Foreign Associates
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00310158.0
IndustryPharmaceuticals And Biosciences
Contact Number908 735 1500
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


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Merck Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.82May 2, 2017
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