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Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Durables   Sub-Sector: Major Pharmaceuticals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneDojiTue, 14 Nov 20170.38%
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55.20 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 55.00 Range: 54.75 - 55.43 Vol: 9.88M Avg Vol: 8.68M
EPS: 1.85 P/E ratio: 29.83 EBITDA: 15.45B Mkt Cap: 150.25B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 55.05
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 57.04
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 61.61
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 63.25
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Daily Chart of MRK

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Merck & Company, Inc." (MRK)?

MRK is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that MRK has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 79% of the time. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is very weak and displaying very bearish bias. MRK may be due for an oversold bounce, but objectively, as long as MRK is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "MRK".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $66.20* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 17 Nov 2017
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