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About the company

Merck & Co., Inc. is a global health care company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through two segments: Pharmaceutical and Animal Health. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products. Its human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells these human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed health care providers such as health maintenance organizations. The Animal Health segment develops, manufactures and markets a range of veterinary pharmaceutical and vaccine products, as well as health management solutions and services, for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all livestock and companion animal species.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)57.17bn
  • Net income in USD16.64bn
  • Incorporated1970
  • Employees68.00k
  • Location
    Merck & Co Inc2000 Galloping Hill RdKENILWORTH 07033-1310United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (908) 740-4000
  • Fax+1 (908) 423-1987
  • Websitehttps://www.merck.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
MRK:NYQ since
Seagen IncRumoured17 Jun 202217 Jun 2022Rumoured1.45%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Sep 30 2022 21:10 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Amgen, Inc.26.38bn6.58bn121.36bn24.20k19.2250.1712.204.6011.8011.8047.504.520.44321.485.381,090,248.0011.0511.0714.3213.4075.7579.2924.9230.881.177.460.937949.282.182.47-18.87-5.261.0111.97
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co47.14bn6.62bn149.79bn32.20k23.314.598.753.183.013.0121.4915.270.44654.586.001,464,
Merck & Co., Inc.57.17bn16.64bn218.32bn68.00k13.145.0510.753.826.566.5322.5317.070.57813.036.54840,720.6016.847.6121.8310.1470.7770.9229.1316.061.1521.890.422386.0617.314.12173.1825.7922.487.49
Pfizer Inc.101.13bn29.75bn245.99bn79.00k8.452.817.072.435.195.1117.6215.590.55383.947.861,280,152.0016.306.6221.148.2562.2174.0429.4421.321.2022.140.315375.7295.169.00238.0525.516.285.39
AbbVie Inc57.35bn12.57bn249.67bn50.00k19.9717.0411.944.357.077.0732.278.290.39394.955.421,146,980.008.697.4611.109.4670.7272.0322.0518.110.74568.270.832497.8922.6916.99151.7114.1310.4417.93
Eli Lilly And Co29.07bn5.69bn292.18bn35.00k49.0734.1940.0010.056.276.2732.028.990.61281.814.77830,591.4012.0011.0817.8315.8075.9877.1619.5820.770.8467.330.660153.7515.405.94-9.8815.3111.4010.76
Data as of Sep 30 2022. Currency figures normalised to Merck & Co Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

27.24%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2022210.43m8.31%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 2022137.14m5.41%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2022117.79m4.65%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 202245.99m1.82%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 202240.72m1.61%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 202229.95m1.18%
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202229.52m1.17%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 30 Jun 202227.72m1.09%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Jun 202226.88m1.06%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 202123.79m0.94%
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Data from 31 Dec 2021 - 30 Jun 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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