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Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Equity · Currency in USD
Sector
Healthcare
Industry
Drug Manufacturers—General
ISIN
US58933Y1055
CUSIP
58933Y105

MRKPrice Chart


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MRKPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Merck & Co., Inc. on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $35,005 for a total return of roughly 250.05%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


MRK (Merck & Co., Inc.)
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MRKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD6.39%-3.97%
1M7.73%-0.94%
6M7.79%7.48%
1Y6.29%21.47%
5Y10.29%15.05%
10Y11.73%13.31%

MRKMonthly Returns Heatmap


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MRKSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Merck & Co., Inc. Sharpe ratio is 0.26. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


MRK (Merck & Co., Inc.)
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MRKDividends

Merck & Co., Inc. granted a 3.20% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jan 19, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.61 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.61$2.61$2.36$2.15$1.90$1.80$1.76$1.73$1.69$1.65$1.61$1.49$1.45

Dividend yield

3.20%3.41%3.14%2.66%2.86%3.80%3.67%4.13%3.88%4.43%5.49%5.74%6.12%

MRKDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


MRK (Merck & Co., Inc.)
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MRKWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Merck & Co., Inc.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Merck & Co., Inc. is 27.26%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 387 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-27.26%Jan 3, 202055Mar 23, 2020387Oct 4, 2021442
-22.48%Jan 21, 2010393Aug 10, 201194Dec 22, 2011487
-21.3%Jan 20, 2015175Sep 28, 2015216Aug 5, 2016391
-20.17%Nov 5, 202122Dec 7, 2021
-18.23%Sep 18, 201746Nov 20, 2017172Jul 30, 2018218
-14.45%Oct 19, 201247Dec 28, 201270Apr 11, 2013117
-12.14%Apr 2, 201913Apr 18, 201937Jun 12, 201950
-12.03%Sep 8, 201429Oct 16, 201432Dec 2, 201461
-9.69%Dec 3, 201815Dec 24, 201834Feb 13, 201949
-8.68%Nov 11, 201634Dec 30, 201624Feb 6, 201758

MRKVolatility Chart

Current Merck & Co., Inc. volatility is 20.35%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


MRK (Merck & Co., Inc.)
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