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Merck & Co (NYSE: MRK)

DRUGS - Drug Manufacturers - Major
Stock price data as of 11/16/2018
Closing price: 76.06
Support price level: $72.40
Resistance price level: N/A
Relative strength index (14-day RSI) 72.9
Beta 0.89
  • MRK is at or near its 52-week high. Studies have found that such stocks have an increased probability of outperforming the market over the next year.

  • With a 37.9 percent return in the past year, this stock outperformed 90 percent of stocks in the S&P-100.

  • Volatility is forecast to fall over the next month.

  • With RSI > 70, MRK is overbought. Odds slightly favor a short-term price reversal.

  • Price broke above prior resistance level - a short-term bullish signal.

Low High Price as % of Range
$53.27 $76.06 100.0%
200 day 50 day 20 day 10 day
$63.03 $71.74 $73.25 $74.61
(Annualized standard deviation)
Historical
(5 year)
Last month Current estimate Next month forecast
19.1% 18.0% 16.6% 19.0%
There is an estimated 5% probability that the stock price of Merck & Co will fall by more than:
  • 4.5% in the next week.

  • 10.8% in the next month.

  • 34.1% in the next year.