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Merck & Co., Inc.

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

July 20, 2019 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is up 6.52% but is underperforming the overall stock market by -12.42%.

Recently, the weekly return of Merck (MRK) is up 2.08% and is outperforming the overall market by 3.26%.

Although long term and short term trends for Merck & Co., Inc. are good, the mid term i.e weekly trends are deteriorating.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 51 (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 33 and an improvement 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: 81.39    
MarketCap: 224450.23 Millions
Day Percent Change: -1.57%
Day Change: -1.30
Week Change: 2.08%
Year-to-date Change: 6.52%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart

Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
51 / 100
The current technical trend score is 51 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 51.
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)085.586.5
Support (Floor)078.6380.11

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs130.317-1.33-3.00.98%
PFEPfizer  Drugs42.7751-0.660.9-2.02%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs93.5650-0.816.19.03%
MRKMerck  Drugs81.3951-1.572.16.52%
SNYSanofi  Drugs41.95170.001.6-3.36%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs68.54170.42-2.5-25.65%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs40.9680-
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs43.3335-1.65-2.1-16.64%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs106.7927-1.44-1.4-7.72%
AGNAllergan  Drugs163.16530.68-1.622.07%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs40.1251-1.50-0.25.63%
NVONovo Nordisk Drugs47.9917-0.611.04.17%
TEVATeva  Drugs7.91170.00-14.5-48.70%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs114.0960-0.020.733.38%
MYLMylan N.V Drugs18.10271.57-5.8-33.94%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs284.6973-0.400.253.04%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs51.56832.61-0.433.06%
ALKSAlkermes  Drugs23.2769-0.243.3-21.15%
RDYDr. Reddys Drugs37.7250-1.46-0.60.05%
UTHRUnited  Drugs75.3217-0.75-1.5-30.84%
IONSIonis  Drugs68.76640.265.027.19%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Drugs6.9217-6.74-19.4-56.20%
TAROTaro  Drugs83.5630-99.160.8-1.28%
NBIXNeurocrine  Drugs85.7195-
MDCOMedicines  Drugs36.0658-0.95-1.788.40%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance256.6595-1.52-3.53.02%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology178.3935-0.642.0-8.36%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument100.8088-0.531.610.82%
CELGCelgene  Biotechnology90.2022-0.78-1.940.74%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology65.0468-3.23-1.83.98%
CVSCVS Health Insurance55.9475-0.99-2.8-14.62%
ABTAbbott  Instrument87.4940-0.304.320.96%

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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 -0.57% -1.18% 18.94%
MRK -1.57% 2.08% 6.52%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is underperforming the market by -12.42%
This week, MRK is outperforming the market by 3.26%

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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 -1.04 % -0.74 % 6.07 %
MRK -1.57% 2.08% 6.52%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 0.45%
This week, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 2.82%

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care103.28-1.94-1.1813.59%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care56.73-0.67-1.493.01%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care124.70-1.46-0.1712.15%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care21.80-99.781.3-15.24%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care91.76-1.04-0.746.07%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care61.11-1.07-0.117.87%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care177.52-0.95-2.37.46%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care104.88-1.47-0.618.76%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care85.61-1.36-0.2419.32%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care52.46-99.480.5211.46%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care193.57-98.06-0.547.06%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care137.11-0.630.6810.42%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care172.32-0.04-0.667.3%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care57.69-99.42-1.33-7.47%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care244.02-0.761.0422.13%
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