Merck & Co

NYSE:MRK: Stock Share Price & Live Data

89.65 USD
-0.32 (-0.36%)
2020-01-22 16:04:25 EST
Price open 90.17
Close yesterday 89.97
Market cap 228.25B
Volume 6.58M
Day high 90.46
Day low 89.62
Year high 92.64
Year low 72.05

About Merck & Co

Merck & Co., Inc. traces its roots to 1668 when Friedrich Jacob Merck purchased and began to operate a pharmacy in Darmstadt, Germany. After almost 200 years of operation, Heinrich Emmanuel Merck transformed the apothecary in 1827 into a drug manufacturing facility. Heinrich Emmanuel Merck established a sales office for E. Merck AG in the US in 1887. However, Heinrich Emmanuel Merck’s grandson, George Merck established Merck & Co., Inc. in 1891 after joining the US based E. Merck AG.

Merck & Co., Inc. began producing its own drugs in 1903 and in January 13, 1978, the company floated on the New York Stock Exchange through an IPO. Merck trades as MRK and is a part of the DJIA, S&P 100, and S&P 500 components. The company operates worldwide where it provides healthcare solutions. Major segments of the company are Healthcare Services, Animal Health, and Pharmaceutical. Merck is based in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

Latest Merck & Co News

S&P 500 Index breaks above the record high of 3,025

The time for merely challenging the crucial resistance is over for the S&P 500 index. The market has officially printed 3,027 level that marks a break above its all-time high of 3,025. The index opened at 3,003.32 on Friday, October 25th, 2019. With a significant upward trend, the market posted a daily high of 3,027.19 and is currentl...

Overview

Name
Merck & Co., Inc.
Exchange
New York Stock Exchange
Last trade time
2020-01-22 16:04:25
Earnings per share
3.58
Price/earnings
25.05

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