Technical Analysis for MRK - Merck & Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 83.48 -0.07% -0.06
MRK closed down 0.07 percent on Friday, August 14, 2020, on 79 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.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical MRK trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup -0.07%
Cup with Handle Other -0.07%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength -0.07%
Above Upper BB Strength -0.07%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.07%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -0.07%

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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 Vaccine Respiratory Diseases Sanofi Drug Wholesalers Health Solutions Food Chain Foot Care Products Luminex Corporation Over The Counter Products

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 92.64
52 Week Low 65.25
Average Volume 8,882,205
200-Day Moving Average 81.87
50-Day Moving Average 78.99
20-Day Moving Average 80.44
10-Day Moving Average 81.94
Average True Range 1.62
ADX 16.15
+DI 33.03
-DI 16.09
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 79.56
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 81.18
Upper Bollinger Band 83.95
Lower Bollinger Band 76.93
Percent B (%b) 0.93
BandWidth 8.73
MACD Line 1.15
MACD Signal Line 0.87
MACD Histogram 0.2851
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 227.68 Billion
Num Shares 2.73 Billion
EPS 1.85
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 45.12
Price-to-Sales 4.23
Price-to-Book 4.28
PEG Ratio 2.67
Dividend 1.88
Dividend Yield 2.25%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 85.37
Resistance 3 (R3) 85.48 84.95 85.06
Resistance 2 (R2) 84.95 84.47 84.90 84.95
Resistance 1 (R1) 84.22 84.17 84.59 84.11 84.84
Pivot Point 83.69 83.69 83.88 83.64 83.69
Support 1 (S1) 82.96 83.21 83.33 82.85 82.12
Support 2 (S2) 82.43 82.91 82.38 82.01
Support 3 (S3) 81.70 82.43 81.91
Support 4 (S4) 81.59