Merck Sortino Ratio

Merck Co Inc has current Sortino Ratio of 0.0. The Sortino ratio measures the risk-adjusted return of an investment asset, portfolio or strategy. It is a special subset of the Sharpe ratio but penalizes only those returns falling below a user-specified target, or required rate of return, while the Sharpe ratio penalizes both upside and downside volatility equally. Though both ratios measure an investment risk-adjusted returns, they do so in significantly different ways that will frequently lead to differing conclusions as the true nature of the investment return-generating efficiency.
Sortino Ratio 
ER[a] - ER[b] 
ER[a] =   Expected return on investing in Merck
ER[b] =   Expected return on market index or selected benchmark
DD =   Downside Deviation

Sortino Ratio Comparison

Merck Co Inc is rated below average in sortino ratio category among related companies. It is rated below average in maximum drawdown category among related companies .
The Sortino ratio is named after Frank A. Sortino and can be interpreted as the actual rate of return in excess of the investor target rate of return per unit of downside risk
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Merck Co. Inc. offer health care solutions worldwide. more
NameMerck Co Inc
InstrumentUSA Stock
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number0000310158
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CurrencyUSD - US Dollar