Technical Analysis for MRK - Merck & Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
F 73.03 1.19% 0.86
MRK closed down 1.54 percent on Thursday, March 4, 2021, on 1.51 times normal volume. Due to the stock's strong downtrend, it may remain oversold for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to buy, don't put too much weight on it being oversold.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Below Lower BB Weakness 1.22%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 1.22%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 1.22%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness -0.34%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.27%
MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish 0.93%
Lower Bollinger Band Walk Weakness 0.93%
Below Lower BB Weakness 0.93%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.93%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.93%
Older End-of-Day Signals for MRK ...

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Alert Time
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout 17 minutes ago
Up 1% about 5 hours ago
Rose Above Lower Bollinger Band about 5 hours ago
Down 2 % 1 day ago
Down 1 ATR 1 day ago
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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: Medicine Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Industry Infectious Diseases Diabetes ETN Pharmaceutical Products Medication Antibiotic Health Products Animal Health Ophthalmology Vaccine Obesity Amines Lotion Antibiotics 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 87.8
52 Week Low 65.25
Average Volume 9,458,469
200-Day Moving Average 79.99
50-Day Moving Average 78.24
20-Day Moving Average 74.40
10-Day Moving Average 73.63
Average True Range 1.35
ADX 40.69
+DI 9.89
-DI 29.17
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 74.88
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 75.76
Upper Bollinger Band 76.62
Lower Bollinger Band 72.18
Percent B (%b) 0.0
BandWidth 5.98
MACD Line -1.56
MACD Signal Line -1.53
MACD Histogram -0.0312
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 182.59 Billion
Num Shares 2.53 Billion
EPS 4.53
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 15.94
Price-to-Sales 4.38
Price-to-Book 7.07
PEG Ratio 1.24
Dividend 2.60
Dividend Yield 3.60%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 74.58
Resistance 3 (R3) 74.69 74.01 74.18
Resistance 2 (R2) 74.01 73.39 73.95 74.04
Resistance 1 (R1) 73.09 73.01 72.75 72.97 73.91
Pivot Point 72.40 72.40 72.23 72.34 72.40
Support 1 (S1) 71.48 71.79 71.14 71.37 70.43
Support 2 (S2) 70.80 71.41 70.74 70.30
Support 3 (S3) 69.88 70.80 70.16
Support 4 (S4) 69.76