NYSE:MRK - Merck & Co., Inc. Price Target & Analyst Ratings

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$79.49 +0.61 (+0.77 %)
(As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$78.88
Today's Range$78.54 - $79.72
52-Week Range$58.03 - $83.85
Volume506,332 shs
Average Volume11.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$214.32 billion
P/E Ratio18.32
Dividend Yield2.79%

Analyst Ratings

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
14 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Merck & Co., Inc. in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $82.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 3.16%. The high price target for MRK is $95.00 and the low price target for MRK is $59.00. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.792.712.672.80
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $82.00$77.4391$74.8936$71.9025
Price Target Upside: 3.16% upside6.28% downside5.59% downside1.33% downside

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2019Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLowView Rating Details
5/2/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$87.00 ➝ $88.00MediumView Rating Details
5/1/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $91.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$83.00 ➝ $84.00LowView Rating Details
3/29/2019Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$95.00LowView Rating Details
2/20/2019ArgusBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Buy$95.00LowView Rating Details
12/20/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$65.00LowView Rating Details
12/20/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$81.00MediumView Rating Details
12/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$86.00LowView Rating Details
10/29/2018SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$77.00 ➝ $80.00LowView Rating Details
10/23/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformLowView Rating Details
10/12/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $78.00LowView Rating Details
10/8/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
7/15/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$59.00LowView Rating Details
4/25/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
4/23/2018Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$60.15 ➝ $58.83LowView Rating Details
4/20/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$67.00LowView Rating Details
3/12/2018Leerink SwannUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLowView Rating Details
2/13/2018DZ BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
11/15/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuy$64.00N/AView Rating Details
11/1/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/29/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$70.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$70.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/21/2017 forward)
This page was last updated on 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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