Stock Charts, Performance & Trend Analysis for MRK
Merck & Co., Inc.

Year-to-Date: -4.4%
This Week: 0.7%
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Year-to-Date (YTD) Return: -4.38%
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Long Term Trend: Good
Medium Term Trend: Not Good
Short Term Trend: Deteriorating
Overall Trend Score:
36 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Bearish to Neutral Trend

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January 31, 2023 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is down -4.38% and is underperforming the overall stock market by -9.62%.

Recently, the weekly return of Merck (MRK) is up 0.67% and is outperforming the overall market by 2.01%.

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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 36 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts MRK in short term bearish to neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 26 and hence an improvement of trend. Scroll down for key technical charts, support & resistance levels and analysis for Merck.

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: 106.09    
MarketCap: 286420.84 Millions
Day Percent Change: 0.67%
Day Change: 0.71
Week Change: 0.67%
Year-to-date Change: -4.38%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart

Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
36 / 100
The current technical trend score is 36 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 26.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.

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Compare MRK's Trend (36) with trends of related stocks
Johnson & Johnson 0
Novartis AG 43
Pfizer 10
Eli Lilly 0
Bristol-Myers 8
UnitedHealth 29
Abbott 36
Amgen 0
Medtronic 69
Thermo Fisher 36
Novo Nordisk 76
Gilead 41
CVS Health 49
Becton Dickinson 68
Cigna 20

The table below shows stocks similar to Merck & Co., Inc., i.e, from same subsector or sector along with year-to-date (-4.4% YTD), weekly (0.7%) & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Compare 12Stocks.com Smart Investing & Trading Scores to see which stocks in this sector are trending better currently. Click on ticker or stock name for detailed view (place cursor on ticker or stock name to view charts quickly). Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs162.000-3.70-3.7-8.29%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs89.64430.170.2-1.19%
MRKMerck  Drugs106.09360.670.7-4.38%
PFEPfizer  Drugs43.5510-0.55-0.6-15.01%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs340.500-0.47-0.5-6.93%
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs72.038-0.58-0.60.11%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs65.84530.470.5-2.89%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs145.6523-0.43-0.4-9.88%
SNYSanofi  Drugs48.57610.160.20.29%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs35.1258-0.51-0.5-0.06%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs164.7071-0.29-0.312.38%
TAKTakeda  Drugs15.8936-0.87-0.91.86%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs482.9466-0.83-0.818.38%
GRFSGrifols S.A Drugs9.0136-2.44-2.45.94%
TEVATeva  Drugs10.2654-1.16-1.212.50%
ELANElanco Animal Drugs13.5578-3.63-3.610.88%
RDYDr. Reddy Drugs53.52670.340.33.42%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs37.38740.480.59.65%
CTLTCatalent  Drugs52.5864-1.99-2.016.82%
BHCBausch Health Drugs7.8251-6.68-6.724.52%
HZNPHorizon  Drugs110.0546-0.52-0.5-3.30%
CGCCanopy Growth Drugs2.8364-3.41-3.422.51%
QDELQuidel  Drugs85.1118-1.39-1.4-0.65%
NEOGNeogen  Drugs19.9663-0.40-0.431.06%
TAROTaro  Drugs30.0223-1.57-1.63.37%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance485.7929-0.05-0.1-8.37%
ABTAbbott  Instrument109.8136-0.13-0.10.02%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology251.560-0.82-0.8-4.22%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument82.58690.000.06.25%
TMOThermo Fisher Health Services564.2936-1.63-1.62.47%
NVONovo Nordisk Biotechnology139.06760.700.72.75%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology83.3841-0.42-0.4-2.88%

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)106.68110.36112.89
Support (Floor)105.1196.36107.32

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 -1.34% -1.34% 5.24%
MRK 0.67% 0.67% -4.38%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is underperforming the market by -9.62%
This week, MRK is outperforming the market by 2.01%

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 -0.90 % -0.9 % -3.08 %
MRK 0.67% 0.67% -4.38%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is underperforming Health Care sector by -1.3%
This week, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 1.57%

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 Care89.27-1.93-1.93-5.58%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care78.010.0000.34%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care169.070.0005.75%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care12.622.212.215.7%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care131.66-0.90-0.9-3.08%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care83.51-0.74-0.74-1.61%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care261.44-0.49-0.49-2.33%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care134.76-1.80-1.82.64%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care87.10-2.56-2.564.94%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care65.83-2.02-2.023.68%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care276.13-0.95-0.95-2.67%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care161.20-1.50-1.54.59%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care242.74-1.03-1.03-2.14%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care77.76-0.96-0.960.82%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care53.41-1.20-1.21.6%
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