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Merck & Co., Inc.

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

MRKPrice Chart


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S&P 500

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 $30,406 for a total return of roughly 204.06%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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MRKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-1.28%
YTD-5.89%
6M-2.81%
1Y-5.09%
5Y9.63%
10Y12.25%

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 -0.16. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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MRKDividends

Merck & Co., Inc. granted a 3.30% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Apr 11, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.52 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.52$2.48$2.26$1.99$1.89$1.85$1.81$1.77$1.73$1.69$1.56$1.52
Dividend yield
3.30%3.03%2.48%2.60%3.36%3.14%3.43%3.12%3.46%4.13%4.14%4.22%

MRKDrawdowns Chart


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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 {{portfolioName}} is 27.26%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth
Start
To Bottom
Bottom
To Recover
End
Total
-27.26%Jan 3, 202055Mar 23, 2020
-22.48%Jan 21, 2010393Aug 10, 201194Dec 22, 2011487
-21.3%Jan 20, 2015175Sep 28, 2015216Aug 5, 2016391
-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
-8.56%Oct 11, 201618Nov 3, 20164Nov 9, 201622

MRKVolatility Chart

Current Merck & Co., Inc. volatility is 16.58%. 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.


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