Technical Analysis for MRK - Merck & Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 62.645 0.20% 0.13
MRK closed up 0.02 percent on Friday, July 20, 2018, on 74 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Jul 27

Trend Table & Recent Alerts
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Flat
See historical MRK trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jul 20 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.20%
Jul 20 Cup with Handle Other 0.20%
Jul 20 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.20%
Jul 19 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.22%
Jul 19 Cup with Handle Other 0.22%
Jul 19 Spinning Top Other 0.22%
Jul 19 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.22%
Jul 18 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup -0.47%
Jul 18 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup -0.47%
Jul 18 Cup with Handle Other -0.47%

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Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products worldwide. It offers human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, women's health and endocrine, inflammatory and infectious diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, and others. The company also provides vaccines, including preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. In addition, it discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products comprising vaccines, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs for respiratory diseases, as well as products for the treatment of fertility disorders. Further, the company manufactures and sells over-the-counter products consisting of non-drowsy antihistamines; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant spray; and products for occasional constipation and frequent heartburn. Additionally, it offers foot care products, including topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products, such as sun care lotions, sprays, and dry oils. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, food chain and mass merchandiser outlets, club stores, and specialty channels, as well as managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions. It has a collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur S.A. and Abide Therapeutics, Inc.; and has a collaboration and license agreement with Luminex Corporation. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.
Is MRK a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 65.2791
52 Week Low 52.6595
Average Volume 9,261,978
200-Day Moving Average 57.7943
50-Day Moving Average 60.9314
20-Day Moving Average 61.701
10-Day Moving Average 62.486
Average True Range 0.7836
ADX 20.96
+DI 24.91
-DI 16.2692
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 60.6892
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 62.1508
Upper Bollinger Band 63.5787
Lower Bollinger Band 59.8233
Percent B (%b) 0.72
BandWidth 6.086449
MACD Line 0.5375
MACD Signal Line 0.4996
MACD Histogram 0.0379
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 170.51 Billion
Num Shares 2.73 Billion
EPS 1.85
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 33.79
Price-to-Sales 4.23
Price-to-Book 4.28
PEG Ratio 2.67
Dividend 1.88
Dividend Yield 3.01%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 63.32
Resistance 3 (R3) 63.23 62.89 63.18
Resistance 2 (R2) 62.89 62.68 62.93 63.14
Resistance 1 (R1) 62.70 62.56 62.80 62.79 63.09
Pivot Point 62.36 62.36 62.40 62.40 62.36
Support 1 (S1) 62.17 62.15 62.27 62.26 61.95
Support 2 (S2) 61.83 62.03 61.87 61.90
Support 3 (S3) 61.64 61.83 61.86
Support 4 (S4) 61.73