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  • STOCK
  • MRK
  • PRICE AS OF: May 25, 06:42 PM EDT
  • $65.04 +$0.11 +0.2%
  • INDUSTRY
  • Drug manufacturers - major

MRK
Stock Dividend Data

DIVIDEND YIELD ?

2.89%
Healthcare Average 0.79%

ANNUALIZED PAYOUT ?

$1.88
Paid Quarterly

PAYOUT RATIO ?

48.8%
EPS $3.85

DIVIDEND GROWTH ?

5 yrs
Since 2012

MRK
Daily Snapshot

PRICE

$65.04

QUOTE TIME

May 25, 06:42 PM

TODAY'S VOLUME

7,095,800

OPEN PRICE

$64.96

DAY'S RANGE

$64.66 - $65.12

PREVIOUS CLOSE

$64.93

52 WEEK LOW / HIGH

$55.10 - $66.80

PERCENT OFF 52 WEEK HIGH

-2.63%

MRK
Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date

Jun 13

Next Ex-Dividend Amount

$0.47

Dividend Shot Clock®

Jun 13, 2017
Jun 13, 2017

Date has passed
Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.4700 2017-05-23 2017-06-13 2017-06-15 2017-07-10 Regular
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Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for MRK

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Metric MRK Rank MRK Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are stable but not growing against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is above average against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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MRK
Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2016
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
2.3% 2.2% 5 years
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MRK
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MRK
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
2016
2015
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MRK
Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4700 2017-05-23 2017-06-13 2017-06-15 2017-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2017-02-28 2017-03-13 2017-03-15 2017-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2016-11-22 2016-12-13 2016-12-15 2017-01-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-07-26 2016-09-13 2016-09-15 2016-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-05-24 2016-06-13 2016-06-15 2016-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-02-23 2016-03-11 2016-03-15 2016-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2015-11-24 2015-12-11 2015-12-15 2016-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-07-22 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-05-26 2015-06-11 2015-06-15 2015-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-02-24 2015-03-12 2015-03-16 2015-04-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2014-11-25 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-07-23 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-05-27 2014-06-12 2014-06-16 2014-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-02-25 2014-03-13 2014-03-17 2014-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2013-11-26 2013-12-12 2013-12-16 2014-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-07-23 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-05-28 2013-06-13 2013-06-17 2013-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-02-26 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2012-11-27 2012-12-13 2012-12-17 2013-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-07-24 2012-09-13 2012-09-17 2012-10-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-05-22 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-02-28 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2011-11-10 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-07-26 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-05-24 2011-06-13 2011-06-15 2011-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-02-22 2011-03-11 2011-03-15 2011-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-11-23 2010-12-13 2010-12-15 2011-01-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-07-27 2010-09-13 2010-09-15 2010-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-05-26 2010-06-11 2010-06-15 2010-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-02-23 2010-03-11 2010-03-15 2010-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-11-24 2009-12-11 2009-12-15 2010-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-07-28 2009-09-02 2009-09-04 2009-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-05-27 2009-06-04 2009-06-08 2009-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-02-24 2009-03-04 2009-03-06 2009-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-11-25 2008-12-03 2008-12-05 2009-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-07-22 2008-09-03 2008-09-05 2008-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-05-27 2008-06-04 2008-06-06 2008-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-02-26 2008-03-05 2008-03-07 2008-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-11-27 2007-12-05 2007-12-07 2008-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-07-24 2007-09-05 2007-09-07 2007-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-05-22 2007-06-06 2007-06-08 2007-07-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-02-27 2007-03-07 2007-03-09 2007-04-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-11-28 2006-12-06 2006-12-08 2007-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-07-25 2006-08-30 2006-09-01 2006-10-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-05-23 2006-05-31 2006-06-02 2006-07-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-02-28 2006-03-08 2006-03-10 2006-04-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-11-22 2005-11-30 2005-12-02 2006-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-07-26 2005-08-31 2005-09-02 2005-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-05-24 2005-06-01 2005-06-03 2005-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-02-22 2005-03-02 2005-03-04 2005-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2004-11-23 2004-12-01 2004-12-03 2005-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2004-07-27 2004-09-01 2004-09-03 2004-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2004-05-25 2004-06-02 2004-06-04 2004-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2004-02-24 2004-03-03 2004-03-05 2004-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2003-11-25 2003-12-03 2003-12-05 2004-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2003-07-22 2003-09-03 2003-09-05 2003-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2003-05-27 2003-06-04 2003-06-06 2003-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2003-02-25 2003-03-05 2003-03-07 2003-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2002-11-26 2002-12-04 2002-12-06 2003-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2002-07-23 2002-09-04 2002-09-06 2002-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2002-05-28 2002-06-05 2002-06-07 2002-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2002-02-26 2002-03-06 2002-03-08 2002-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2001-11-27 2001-12-05 2001-12-07 2002-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2001-07-24 2001-08-30 2001-09-04 2001-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2001-05-22 2001-05-31 2001-06-04 2001-07-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2001-02-27 2001-03-07 2001-03-09 2001-04-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2000-11-28 2000-12-06 2000-12-08 2001-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2000-07-25 2000-08-30 2000-09-01 2000-10-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-05-22 2000-05-31 2000-06-02 2000-07-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-02-22 2000-03-01 2000-03-03 2000-04-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1999-11-23 1999-12-01 1999-12-03 2000-01-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1999-07-27 1999-09-01 1999-09-03 1999-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 1999-05-25 1999-06-02 1999-06-04 1999-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 1999-02-23 1999-03-03 1999-03-05 1999-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-11-24 1999-02-17 1999-01-25 1999-02-16 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2700 1998-11-24 1998-12-02 1998-12-04 1999-01-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 1998-07-28 1998-09-02 1998-09-04 1998-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2250 1998-05-26 1998-06-03 1998-06-05 1998-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2250 1998-02-24 1998-03-04 1998-03-06 1998-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2250 1997-11-25 1997-12-03 1997-12-05 1998-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2250 1997-07-22 1997-09-03 1997-09-05 1997-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 1997-05-28 1997-06-05 1997-06-09 1997-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 1997-02-25 1997-03-05 1997-03-07 1997-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1996-11-26 1996-12-05 1996-12-09 1997-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1996-07-23 1996-09-04 1996-09-06 1996-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1996-05-29 1996-06-06 1996-06-10 1996-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1996-02-27 1996-03-06 1996-03-08 1996-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1995-11-28 1995-12-06 1995-12-08 1996-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1995-07-25 1995-09-05 1995-09-07 1995-10-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1995-05-23 1995-06-02 1995-06-08 1995-07-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1995-02-28 1995-03-03 1995-03-09 1995-04-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1994-11-22 1994-12-02 1994-12-08 1995-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1994-07-26 1994-09-02 1994-09-09 1994-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1994-05-24 1994-06-02 1994-06-08 1994-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1994-02-22 1994-03-02 1994-03-08 1994-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1993-11-23 1993-12-02 1993-12-08 1994-01-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1993-07-27 1993-09-02 1993-09-09 1993-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1993-05-25 1993-06-02 1993-06-08 1993-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1993-02-23 1993-03-02 1993-03-08 1993-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1992-11-24 1992-12-02 1992-12-08 1993-01-04 Unknown Regular Quarter

MRK
Investor Resources

Learn more about Merck on:

Company Website For more information, visit the company website.
Investor Relations Here you can find contact information on how to get in touch with the company.
Wiki Page Visit the company page on Wikipedia.
SEC Filings Get access to filings such as 8-K, 10-K, 13-D, Proxy Statements and more.

MRK
Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Healthcare

Merck & Co., Inc (MRK) is a Whitehouse Station, NJ based pharmaceutical company founded in 1891. The company is a global health care company that delivers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products, which it markets directly and through its joint ventures. It is one of the seven largest pharmaceutical companies in the world measured by market capitalization. Merck relies heavily on patent protection, and when market exclusivity on their products expire the company generally sees heavy losses in sales. As well, Merck relies on R&D to produce commercially successful products. Merck is largely affected by regulations on its products. Merck has been paying a dividend since 1970, and has increased its dividends annually since then, except for when dividends remained stable from 2007 through 2009. Merck pays its dividends quarterly.

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