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Merck & Co., Inc.

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Get Another Stock Trend:
Long Term Trend: Good
Medium Term Trend: Not Good
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Merck Overall Trend Score:
53 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Neutral Trend

March 19, 2019 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is up 6.35% but is underperforming the overall stock market by -8.05%.

Recently, the weekly return of Merck (MRK) is down -0.38% and is underperforming the overall market by -1.07%.

Although long term trend for Merck & Co., Inc. looks good, the mid term and short term trends are faltering.

The overall 12Stocks.com Smart Investing & Trading Score is 53 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts MRK in short term neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 76 and a deterioration of trend continues. 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: 81.26    
MarketCap: 224091.73 Millions
Day Percent Change: -0.11%
Day Change: -0.09
Week Change: -0.38%
Year-to-date Change: 6.35%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart


Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
 
53 / 100
The current technical trend score is 53 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 53.
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)81.8382.0181.76
Support (Floor)80.9280.0775.33


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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs137.72680.400.16.72%
PFEPfizer  Drugs41.98420.420.5-3.81%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs93.631000.490.49.11%
MRKMerck  Drugs81.2653-0.11-0.46.35%
SNYSanofi  Drugs44.96900.11-0.33.57%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs80.82620.21-0.6-12.33%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs40.62750.31-0.06.29%
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs49.7335-0.27-0.5-4.34%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs125.40580.131.28.37%
AGNAllergan  Drugs153.06951.471.214.51%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs42.941000.851.013.06%
NVONovo Nordisk Drugs52.061001.182.312.99%
SHPGShire  Drugs179.20500.000.02.96%
TEVATeva  Drugs16.70750.391.28.33%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs98.331000.581.514.96%
MYLMylan N.V Drugs28.521001.211.54.09%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs217.35930.740.516.84%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs49.06850.811.926.62%
ALKSAlkermes  Drugs34.881000.772.518.18%
RDYDr. Reddys Drugs39.591001.321.95.03%
UTHRUnited  Drugs119.00800.121.19.27%
IONSIonis  Drugs79.4495-0.101.246.95%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Drugs23.20802.166.146.84%
TAROTaro  Drugs107.4090-0.09-0.126.88%
NBIXNeurocrine  Drugs85.22900.481.019.33%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance257.02900.792.23.17%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology191.46570.080.1-1.65%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument91.6441-0.27-2.30.75%
CELGCelgene  Biotechnology88.70830.810.338.40%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology65.58860.86-0.14.84%
CVSCVS Health Insurance56.94420.482.4-13.10%
ABTAbbott  Instrument79.53810.89-0.49.95%


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RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Merck & Co., Inc.
Vs
THE MARKET
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 0.32% 0.69% 14.4%
MRK -0.11% -0.38% 6.35%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is underperforming the market by -8.05%
This week, MRK is underperforming the market by -1.07%

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Performance of Merck & Co., Inc. vs Health Care ETF RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Merck & Co., Inc.
Vs
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 0.27 % 0.12 % 6.46 %
MRK -0.11% -0.38% 6.35%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is underperforming Health Care sector by -0.11%
This week, MRK is underperforming Health Care sector by -0.5%

List Of ETF Funds Related To Merck & Co., Inc.

The table below shows ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) similar to Merck & Co., Inc., i.e, from same sector along with year-to-date (YTD), weekly & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, ETFs and associated stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on to add ETF symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care105.990.740.5716.58%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care61.090.560.9410.93%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care130.930.33-0.3117.75%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care21.84-0.48-0.42-15.09%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care92.100.270.126.46%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care61.490.410.238.54%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care175.430.631.796.2%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care113.89-0.03-0.2718.11%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care91.32-0.260.0527.28%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care55.830.360.2518.61%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care195.320.310.188.02%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care151.860.450.2622.3%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care174.870.430.328.88%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care66.690.570.666.96%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care228.810.02-0.814.51%
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