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Merck

  • STOCK
  • MRK
  • PRICE AS OF: Nov 13, 08:04 PM EST
  • $74.61 -$0.08 -0.1%
  • INDUSTRY
  • Drug manufacturers - major
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MRK
Stock Dividend Data

DIVIDEND
YIELD
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2.95%
Healthcare Average 0.64%

ANNUALIZED
PAYOUT
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$2.20
Paid Quarterly

PAYOUT
RATIO
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51.5%
EPS $4.27

DIVIDEND
GROWTH
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6 yrs
Since 2012

DARS™
RATING
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MRK
Daily Snapshot

PRICE

$74.61

QUOTE TIME

Nov 13, 08:04 PM

TODAY'S VOLUME

15,827,600

OPEN PRICE

$75.22

DAY'S RANGE

$74.01 - $75.27

PREVIOUS CLOSE

$74.69

52 WEEK LOW / HIGH

$52.83 - $75.99

PERCENT OFF 52 WEEK HIGH

-1.82%

MRK
Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date

Dec 14

Next Ex-Dividend Amount

$0.55

Dividend Shot Clock®

Dec 14, 2018
Dec 14, 2018

Date has passed
Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.5500 2018-10-25 2018-12-14 2018-12-17 2019-01-08 Regular
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A 4 day trade on MRK's ex-dividend date of

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would earn you an annualized return of

would earn you an annualized return of

* Length of trade is estimated using the

stock price recovery history.

* Annualized return assumes initial investment is continually reinvested in similar BDC stocks.

Stock Price Recovery History

This table allows you to know how fast MRK’s price was able to recover after paying out dividends in the past. As an Investor you can benefit from stocks that recover quickly by capturing the dividend payment without suffering stock price depreciation.

Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Days Taken For Stock Price to Recover
2018-09-14 $0.4800
2018-06-14 $0.4800
2018-03-14 $0.4800
2017-12-14 $0.4800
2017-09-14 $0.4700
2017-06-13 $0.4700
2017-03-13 $0.4700
2016-12-13 $0.4700
2016-09-13 $0.4600
2016-06-13 $0.4600

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MRK
Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for MRK

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Metric MRK Rank Healthcare Avg. Ranking Notes
Relative Strength Percent off 52-week high is considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is unsustainably high. Stock has the possibility of being a dividend trap.
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is healthy. Company leaves ample room for reinvesting its earnings to grow.
Dividend Uptrend P/E ratio is at par or slightly below the average of benchmark/peers/broader market/analyst expectation.
Earnings Growth Expected earnings growth is modest and is more representative of a top dividend stock.
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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
2017
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
2.2% 2.2% 6 years
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MRK
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
2017
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MRK
Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5500 2018-10-25 2018-12-14 2018-12-17 2019-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2018-07-24 2018-09-14 2018-09-17 2018-10-05 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2018-05-22 2018-06-14 2018-06-15 2018-07-09 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2018-01-23 2018-03-14 2018-03-15 2018-04-06 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2017-11-28 2017-12-14 2017-12-15 2018-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2017-07-25 2017-09-14 2017-09-15 2017-10-06 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2017-05-23 2017-06-13 2017-06-15 2017-07-10 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2017-02-28 2017-03-13 2017-03-15 2017-04-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2016-11-22 2016-12-13 2016-12-15 2017-01-09 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-07-26 2016-09-13 2016-09-15 2016-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-05-24 2016-06-13 2016-06-15 2016-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2016-02-23 2016-03-11 2016-03-15 2016-04-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2015-11-24 2015-12-11 2015-12-15 2016-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-07-22 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-05-26 2015-06-11 2015-06-15 2015-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2015-02-24 2015-03-12 2015-03-16 2015-04-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2014-11-25 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-07-23 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-05-27 2014-06-12 2014-06-16 2014-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2014-02-25 2014-03-13 2014-03-17 2014-04-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2013-11-26 2013-12-12 2013-12-16 2014-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-07-23 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-05-28 2013-06-13 2013-06-17 2013-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2013-02-26 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-05 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2012-11-27 2012-12-13 2012-12-17 2013-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-07-24 2012-09-13 2012-09-17 2012-10-05 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-05-22 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-09 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-02-28 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-06 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2011-11-10 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-09 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-07-26 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-05-24 2011-06-13 2011-06-15 2011-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2011-02-22 2011-03-11 2011-03-15 2011-04-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-11-23 2010-12-13 2010-12-15 2011-01-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-07-27 2010-09-13 2010-09-15 2010-10-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-05-26 2010-06-11 2010-06-15 2010-07-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2010-02-23 2010-03-11 2010-03-15 2010-04-07 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-11-24 2009-12-11 2009-12-15 2010-01-08 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-07-28 2009-09-02 2009-09-04 2009-10-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-05-27 2009-06-04 2009-06-08 2009-07-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-02-24 2009-03-04 2009-03-06 2009-04-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-11-25 2008-12-03 2008-12-05 2009-01-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-07-22 2008-09-03 2008-09-05 2008-10-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-05-27 2008-06-04 2008-06-06 2008-07-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-02-26 2008-03-05 2008-03-07 2008-04-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-11-27 2007-12-05 2007-12-07 2008-01-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-07-24 2007-09-05 2007-09-07 2007-10-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-05-22 2007-06-06 2007-06-08 2007-07-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-02-27 2007-03-07 2007-03-09 2007-04-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-11-28 2006-12-06 2006-12-08 2007-01-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-07-25 2006-08-30 2006-09-01 2006-10-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-05-23 2006-05-31 2006-06-02 2006-07-03 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-02-28 2006-03-08 2006-03-10 2006-04-03 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-11-22 2005-11-30 2005-12-02 2006-01-03 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-07-26 2005-08-31 2005-09-02 2005-10-03 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-05-24 2005-06-01 2005-06-03 2005-07-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-02-22 2005-03-02 2005-03-04 2005-04-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2004-11-23 2004-12-01 2004-12-03 2005-01-03 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2004-07-27 2004-09-01 2004-09-03 2004-10-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2004-05-25 2004-06-02 2004-06-04 2004-07-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2004-02-24 2004-03-03 2004-03-05 2004-04-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2003-11-25 2003-12-03 2003-12-05 2004-01-02 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2003-07-22 2003-09-03 2003-09-05 2003-10-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2003-05-27 2003-06-04 2003-06-06 2003-07-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2003-02-25 2003-03-05 2003-03-07 2003-04-01 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2002-11-26 2002-12-04 2002-12-06 2003-01-02 Qualified 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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