Technical Analysis for MRK - Merck & Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 82.29 -0.77% -0.64
MRK closed down 0.77 percent on Friday, March 22, 2019, on approximately normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. 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.

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 0.00%
Mar 22 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Mar 22 New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 BB Squeeze + Upper Band Touch Range Contraction 0.00%
Mar 22 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Mar 21 New 52 Week Closing High Bullish -0.77%
Mar 21 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction -0.77%
Mar 21 New 52 Week High Strength -0.77%

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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.
Medicine Health Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Industry Diabetes Medication Obesity Antibiotics Animal Health Products Cac 40 Respiratory Diseases Sanofi Vaccine Drug Wholesalers Foot Care Products Over The Counter Products Food Chain Health Solutions Luminex Corporation Sun Care Products
Is MRK a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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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 83.45
52 Week Low 52.83
Average Volume 10,940,041
200-Day Moving Average 71.706
50-Day Moving Average 78.3044
20-Day Moving Average 81.304
10-Day Moving Average 81.732
Average True Range 1.1639
ADX 21.67
+DI 24.4613
-DI 12.1168
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 79.9583
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 82.5417
Upper Bollinger Band 82.7365
Lower Bollinger Band 79.8715
Percent B (%b) 0.84
BandWidth 3.523812
MACD Line 1.0281
MACD Signal Line 1.0595
MACD Histogram -0.0314
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 224.43 Billion
Num Shares 2.73 Billion
EPS 1.85
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 44.48
Price-to-Sales 4.23
Price-to-Book 4.28
PEG Ratio 2.67
Dividend 1.88
Dividend Yield 2.28%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 84.44
Resistance 3 (R3) 84.58 84.02 84.08
Resistance 2 (R2) 84.02 83.47 83.94 83.96
Resistance 1 (R1) 83.15 83.13 82.87 83.01 83.84
Pivot Point 82.59 82.59 82.45 82.51 82.59
Support 1 (S1) 81.72 82.04 81.44 81.58 80.74
Support 2 (S2) 81.16 81.70 81.08 80.62
Support 3 (S3) 80.29 81.16 80.50
Support 4 (S4) 80.15