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MRK MERCK & COMPANY INCORPORATED StockScouter® Report

9

StockScouter® Score

MERCK & COMPANY INCORPORATED, a large cap growth company in the healthcare sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk

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Summary

Positives

  • Short-term relative price momentum exhibits meaningful strength. Postive
  • The multi-period measure of relative price change and consistency is above average. Positive/Neutral
  • The ratio of MRK’s forward price-to-earnings multiple to its estimated growth rate is below the average of comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Positive

 

Concerns

  • The enterprise value-to-sales ratio is higher than the average for comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that large cap stocks will be out of favor, growth stocks will be out of favor, and healthcare stocks will be out of favor.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 20% done.
Progress: 100% done.
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Core Model Grades

A
C
D
B

Previous Ratings

7
7
8