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Merck & Co., Inc.

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Long Term Trend: Not Good
Medium Term Trend: Deteriorating
Short Term Trend: Very Good
Merck Overall Trend Score:
42 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Neutral Trend

May 21, 2019 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is up 4.04% but is underperforming the overall stock market by -10.84%.

Recently, the weekly return of Merck (MRK) is up 0.99% and is outperforming the overall market by 0.73%.

Although long and mid term trends for Merck & Co., Inc. are not good, the short term trends are improving.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 42 (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 57 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: 79.50    
MarketCap: 219238.16 Millions
Day Percent Change: 0.79%
Day Change: 0.62
Week Change: 0.99%
Year-to-date Change: 4.04%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart

Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
42 / 100
The current technical trend score is 42 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 42.
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)79.2779.8983.85
Support (Floor)78.2576.872.23

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs138.1258-0.22-0.47.03%
PFEPfizer  Drugs41.67440.190.5-4.54%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs82.39440.46-0.4-3.99%
MRKMerck  Drugs79.50420.791.04.04%
SNYSanofi  Drugs41.180-0.60-1.7-5.14%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs80.881001.331.8-12.27%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs39.39180.00-0.23.09%
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs47.43452.421.2-8.75%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs116.58490.300.50.74%
AGNAllergan  Drugs138.4833-0.22-1.23.61%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs37.88350.910.3-0.26%
NVONovo Nordisk Drugs47.53570.571.63.17%
SHPGShire  Drugs179.20340.000.02.96%
TEVATeva  Drugs11.86323.222.0-23.09%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs102.38680.160.419.69%
MYLMylan N.V Drugs19.67171.290.2-28.21%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs249.33580.32-0.134.03%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs49.79610.420.228.49%
ALKSAlkermes  Drugs25.05172.080.8-15.11%
RDYDr. Reddys Drugs38.02432.73-3.50.85%
UTHRUnited  Drugs88.75180.97-2.1-18.50%
IONSIonis  Drugs69.24392.642.728.08%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Drugs9.870-24.25-32.8-37.53%
TAROTaro  Drugs99.8110-0.46-0.717.92%
NBIXNeurocrine  Drugs78.52612.40-0.79.96%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance249.941001.613.60.33%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology169.69280.77-0.1-12.83%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument87.77250.230.1-3.51%
CELGCelgene  Biotechnology96.25761.500.950.18%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology66.52781.000.26.35%
CVSCVS Health Insurance53.52420.981.2-18.32%
ABTAbbott  Instrument76.03170.340.15.12%

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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 0.98% 0.26% 14.88%
MRK 0.79% 0.99% 4.04%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is underperforming the market by -10.84%
This week, MRK is outperforming the market by 0.73%

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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 0.94 % 0.89 % 3.14 %
MRK 0.79% 0.99% 4.04%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 0.9%
This week, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 0.1%

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care97.121.791.396.82%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care57.590.750.564.58%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care120.441.690.338.32%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care23.47-1.56-1.1-8.76%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care89.230.940.893.14%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care59.380.580.524.82%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care169.601.902.662.67%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care104.351.980.568.21%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care83.273.100.8616.06%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care50.153.441.836.54%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care187.430.830.663.66%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care132.942.150.777.06%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care167.371.000.764.22%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care60.790.75-0.57-2.5%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care220.300.440.110.25%
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