Technical Analysis for MRK - Merck & Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
F 73.61 0.77% 0.56
MRK closed up 0.77 percent on Friday, September 24, 2021, on 1.5 times normal volume. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Down Down Up
Historical MRK trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Lizard Bearish Bearish Day Trade Setup 0.00%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.00%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Up 4 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Up 5 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.77%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.77%
Older End-of-Day Signals for MRK ...

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Merck & Company, Inc. Description

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.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Drug Manufacturers - Major
Keywords: S&P 500 Medicine Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Industry Infectious Diseases Diabetes Medication Pharmaceutical Products ETN Dow Jones Component Health Products Animal Health Antibiotic Ophthalmology Vaccine Obesity Amines Antibiotics Lotion Respiratory Disease Animal Health Products Fertility Cac 40 Health Solutions Respiratory Diseases Constipation Drug Wholesalers Food Chain Health Maintenance Organizations Over The Counter Products Foot Care Products Luminex Corporation Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Is MRK a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 85.6
52 Week Low 70.89
Average Volume 9,712,459
200-Day Moving Average 77.08
50-Day Moving Average 75.81
20-Day Moving Average 74.13
10-Day Moving Average 72.44
Average True Range 1.19
ADX 27.13
+DI 21.63
-DI 22.39
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 74.25
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 74.45
Upper Bollinger Bands 78.02
Lower Bollinger Band 70.23
Percent B (%b) 0.43
BandWidth 10.50
MACD Line -1.11
MACD Signal Line -1.11
MACD Histogram -0.0058
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 186.24 Billion
Num Shares 2.53 Billion
EPS 4.53
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 16.26
Price-to-Sales 4.38
Price-to-Book 7.07
PEG Ratio 1.24
Dividend 2.60
Dividend Yield 3.53%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 75.53
Resistance 3 (R3) 75.66 75.14 75.21
Resistance 2 (R2) 75.14 74.65 75.08 75.10
Resistance 1 (R1) 74.38 74.35 74.76 74.25 75.00
Pivot Point 73.86 73.86 74.06 73.80 73.86
Support 1 (S1) 73.10 73.37 73.48 72.97 72.22
Support 2 (S2) 72.58 73.07 72.52 72.12
Support 3 (S3) 71.82 72.58 72.01
Support 4 (S4) 71.69