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Merck & Co., Inc.

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Long Term Trend: Very Good
Medium Term Trend: Good
Short Term Trend: Good
Merck Overall Trend Score:
73 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Neutral to Bullish Trend

September 24, 2018 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is up 25.84% and is outperforming the overall stock market by 16.08%.

Recently, the weekly return of Merck (MRK) is down -0.41% and is underperforming the overall market by -0.1%.

All trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for Merck & Co., Inc. looks good.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 73 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts MRK in short term neutral to bullish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 95 and hence a significant deterioration of trend. Scroll down for key technical charts, support & resistance levels and analysis for Merck.
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Stock Analysis for MRK
Name: Merck & Co., Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
In A Glance
Merck (MRK) Stock Performance and Technical Trend Chart View
MRK Recent Price: 70.81    
MarketCap: 195273.63 Millions
Day Percent Change: -0.41%
Day Change: -0.30
Week Change: -0.41%
Year-to-date Change: 25.84%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart

Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
73 / 100
The current technical trend score is 73 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 95.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.

Technical Levels: For the trading inclined, the following are the key levels of resistance (ceiling) and support (floor) for MRK. Ceiling and floor levels are stock prices at which the stock trend gets resistance or support respectively. Stocks & their trends tend to pause at these levels and hence traders have an eye on them.

Long term levels are more important. Stocks that have broken thru their resistance or support levels convincingly tend to have stronger trends (confirm with charts above visually).
Key Technical Levels for MRK
 Short TermWeeklyLong Term
Resistance (Ceiling)71.5871.5770.25
Support (Floor)70.9169.6464.87

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs140.4658-1.71-1.70.53%
PFEPfizer  Drugs43.9585-0.27-0.321.33%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs85.2866-0.20-0.21.57%
MRKMerck  Drugs70.8173-0.41-0.425.84%
SNYSanofi  Drugs43.4151-0.45-0.50.97%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs93.44681.261.3-3.38%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs40.2077-0.25-0.313.32%
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs61.5966-1.08-1.10.50%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs105.6051-0.64-0.625.03%
AGNAllergan  Drugs187.9851-1.74-1.714.92%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs37.84800.400.49.03%
NVONovo Nordisk Drugs47.99730.690.7-10.58%
SHPGShire  Drugs177.3366-0.61-0.614.32%
TEVATeva  Drugs23.8842-1.93-1.925.99%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs89.6458-0.17-0.224.44%
MYLMylan N.V Drugs38.2058-2.01-2.0-9.71%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs242.72690.680.755.21%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs72.4213-1.58-1.6-16.91%
ALKSAlkermes  Drugs42.161001.421.4-22.97%
RDYDr. Reddys Drugs35.0636-0.69-0.7-6.67%
UTHRUnited  Drugs125.42742.182.2-15.23%
IONSIonis  Drugs50.531002.892.90.46%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Drugs29.3446-1.05-1.130.05%
TAROTaro  Drugs99.0428-0.55-0.6-5.41%
NBIXNeurocrine  Drugs121.07831.221.256.04%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance267.34750.220.221.26%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology207.221001.041.019.16%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument98.85951.021.022.41%
CELGCelgene  Biotechnology87.5954-0.11-0.1-16.07%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology75.631000.150.25.57%
CVSCVS Health Insurance78.7566-1.06-1.18.62%
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Merck & Co., Inc.
Relative performance of Merck & Co., Inc. Compared to Overall Market
How is MRK faring versus the market [S&P 500] ? Is it lagging or leading ? How is its relative performance ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
SPY -0.31% -0.31% 9.76%
MRK -0.41% -0.41% 25.84%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is outperforming the market by 16.08%
This week, MRK is underperforming the market by -0.1%

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Performance of Merck & Co., Inc. vs Health Care ETF RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Merck & Co., Inc.
Health Care Sector
Let us compare apples to apples and compare performance of MRK with its sector ETF (contains basket of stocks of same sector) XLV [Health Care SPDR] ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
XLV 0.19 % 0.19 % 14.22 %
MRK -0.41% -0.41% 25.84%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 11.62%
This week, MRK is underperforming Health Care sector by -0.6%

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care114.770.300.330.07%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care64.08-0.58-0.588.79%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care133.400.970.977.06%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care21.920.000-27.13%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care94.440.190.1914.22%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care62.55-0.11-0.11-44.41%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care198.210.170.1726.38%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care120.001.151.1512.39%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care96.681.241.2413.92%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care58.631.201.224.33%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care202.060.130.1315.97%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care156.692.112.1125.78%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care179.19-0.13-0.1316.25%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care72.96-0.17-0.1713.7%
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