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MRK: NYSE (Stock)
Merck
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.83 -0.61 -0.77%
MRK: NYSE (Stock)

Merck

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.83 -0.61 -0.77%
MRK: NYSE (Stock)
Merck
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.83 -0.61 -0.77%
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Dividend Data
Trading Data
Fwd Annualized Dividend / Yield
Dividend Yield is the relation between a stock’s Annualized Dividend and its current stock price. Click here to learn more.
Annualized Dividend is a standard in finance that lets you compare companies that have different payout frequencies. Click here to learn more. Forward implies that the calculation uses the next declared payout.
N/A / N/A
LTM Dividend / Yield
Dividend Yield is the relation between a stock’s Annualized Dividend and its current stock price. Click here to learn more.
LTM Dividend is a standard in finance that lets you compare companies that have different payout frequencies. LTM stands for “Last Twelve Months” and implies that the calculation uses the dividends paid over the last twelve months.
$2.20 / 2.81%
Fwd Payout Ratio
Fwd Payout Ratio is used to examine if a company’s earnings can support the current dividend payment amount. It divides the Forward Annualized Dividend by FY1 EPS. Click here to learn more.
N/A
Consecutive Yrs of Div Increase
Consecutive Years of Dividend Increase is the number of years in a row in which there has been at least one payout increase and no payout decreases.
1 yrs
Dividend Frequency
Quarterly
Healthcare Avg Trailing Yield
0.52%
Drug Manufacturers Major Avg Trailing Yield
2.29%
Market Cap
$197.511 B
Day’s Range
$78.75 - $79.81
Volume
1,942,285
52 Wk Low/High
$65.25 - $92.64
Percent off 52 Wk High
-14.91%
FY1 PE
14.79x
FY1 EPS / Growth
$5.29 / 12.72%

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locked_with_box locked_with_text 4.2 2.98% 59.12% 6.16% 8
locked_with_box locked_with_text 4.8 2.55% 51.34% 13.24% 10
locked_with_box locked_with_text 4.6 2.37% 51.61% 9.53% 9
locked_with_box locked_with_text 3.8 2.35% 83.21% 14.38% 56
locked_with_box locked_with_text 4.8 2.34% 53.81% 6.66% 10
Symbol Name Dividend.com Rating Fwd Yield Fwd Payout Ratio 3 Yr Avg Annual Dividend Growth Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Symbol Name Dividend.com Rating Fwd Yield Fwd Payout Ratio 3 Yr Avg Annual Dividend Growth Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Symbol Name Dividend.com Rating Fwd Yield Fwd Payout Ratio 3 Yr Avg Annual Dividend Growth Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
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MRK Payout Estimates

Estimated
Year Calendar Year Payout Calendar Year Payout Growth Pay Date Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency Days Taken For Stock Price To Recover
View Payout Estimates For The Next 12 Months

MRK Payout History (Paid and Declared)

Declared
Paid
Year Calendar Year Payout Calendar Year Payout Growth Pay Date Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency Days Taken For Stock Price To Recover

MRK Dividend Growth

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How much you could have earned from trading MRK’s dividend

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* Length of trade is estimated using the stock price recovery history.
* Annualized return assumes initial investment is continually reinvested in similar BDC stocks.

Best Dividend Capture Stocks

Symbol Name Dividend.com Rating Ex-Div Date Payout Amt Payout Type Payout Freq. Payout Increase? Dividend Capture Yield on Cost Dividend Capture Avg Days for Stock Price Recovery
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-17 $0.1750 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.33% 0.7
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-30 $0.7000 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.21% 1.0
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-30 $0.2400 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.47% 1.3
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-22 $0.0300 Regular Semi Annually locked_with_box 0.01% 1.9
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-29 $0.2000 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.18% 1.9
locked_with_box locked_with_text locked_with_box 2020-07-30 $0.2100 Regular Quarterly locked_with_box 0.89% 2.0

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Company Profile

Company Overview

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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