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Alps Advisors Inc. Acquires 4629 Shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Alps Advisors Inc. Acquires 4629 Shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Solaris Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Merck & by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. King Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 6,421 shares of the company's stock valued at $339,000 after buying an additional 370 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Harbour Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Merck & during the 1st quarter worth about $127,000. The Verition Fund Management Llc holds 9,981 shares with $640,000 value, down from 17,192 last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.15% of the company's stock.

Bath Savings Trust Co lifted its stake in Merck & by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged -13.08% and slashed in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -11.47%. The stock's short float is around of 0.62% and short ratio is 1.81. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in Merck & by 15.5% during the 2nd quarter.

MRK has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $7200 target. Oddo Bhf set a €125.00 ($145.35) price objective on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, September 29th. BidaskClub lowered Merck & from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. The stock has "Hold" rating by Berenberg on Wednesday, September 7. They often look for the average analyst rating.

Merck & Co., Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 20 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 0.7% of shares outstanding. The company has experienced volume of 2,847,106 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 2.60M share. (MRK) opened at $55.48 on Monday.

Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 3.8 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.95. Merck & Company's P/E ratio is 53.63 and the market value is 150.86B. Merck & Co. has a 52-week low of $47.97 and a 52-week high of $64.86. The Merck & Co., Inc. has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 24.20 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.03. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.01 and lower end at 0.9 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.97. Merck & had a return on equity of 27.08% and a net margin of 11.60%. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 5.62% or $0.05 from last year's $0.89 per share. During the same period previous year, the business posted $1.07 EPS.

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In related news, Director Thomas H. Glocer sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. Vigilant Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Merck & by 16.7% during the 1st quarter.

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What Historical Figures Say About Merck & Co., Inc. The company offers prescription medicines to treat colorectal cancer, head and neck tumors, multiple sclerosis, infertility, growth hormone disorders, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, and thyroid disorders; diagnostics and prescription drugs for allergen immunotherapy; and biosimilars for oncology and inflammatory disorders.


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