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Market Cap $M161,930Revenue $M44,033Net Margin (%)12.5Z-Score3.0
Enterprise Value $M175,560EPS $1.5Operating Margin %13.6F-Score6
P/E(ttm))31.1Cash Flow Per Share $6.3Pre-tax Margin (%)15.6Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.610-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.1Quick Ratio1.1Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales3.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-6.3Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.9ROA % (ttm)5.2Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %3.1Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)11.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %96.0Shares Outstanding M2,851ROI % (ttm)6.0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MRK

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MRKJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add0.24%$55.64 - $61.18
($58.89)
$ 56.8-4%Add 323%536,550
MRKRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$55.64 - $61.18
($58.89)
$ 56.8-4%New holding, 14141 sh.14,141
MRKJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.1%$55.64 - $61.18
($58.89)
$ 56.8-4%Reduce -38.25%1,083,826
MRKGeorge Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.04%$55.64 - $61.18
($58.89)
$ 56.8-4%Sold Out0
MRKKen Fisher 2014-06-30 Add0.7%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Add 791.55%6,464,243
MRKJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.09%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Add 3456.04%126,844
MRKGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Buy 0.04%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%New holding, 86800 sh.86,800
MRKVanguard Health Care Fund 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.28%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Reduce -4.85%33,889,948
MRKDodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.23%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Reduce -10.01%35,960,137
MRKJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.07%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Reduce -21.54%1,755,082
MRKDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$54.83 - $59.62
($57.16)
$ 56.8-1%Sold Out0
MRKJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add0.34%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%Add 15820.6%2,236,839
MRKDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Buy 0.02%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%New holding, 4431 sh.4,431
MRKJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy $49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%New holding, 3567 sh.3,567
MRKIrving Kahn 2014-03-31 Reduce-2.88%$49.49 - $57.47
($54)
$ 56.85%Reduce -55.32%1,128,415
MRKBill Nygren 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.69%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%Sold Out0
MRKJames Barrow 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.48%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%Reduce -22.72%22,739,030
MRKDodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.45%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%Reduce -18.11%39,959,196
MRKHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.22%$49.49 - $57.47
($54.09)
$ 56.85%Sold Out0
MRKVanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.15%$49.49 - $57.47
($54)
$ 56.85%Reduce -2.58%35,616,848
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

MRK is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
MRK Ray Dalio 2014-09-3014,14100.01New Buy
MRK Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30536,5500.020.32+323%
MRK Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-304,78400+3.8%
MRK Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30162,7060.010.05+1.49%
MRK Robert Bruce 2014-09-30265,0000.014.3+1.34%
MRK Ken Fisher 2014-09-306,533,4750.230.83+1.07%
MRK Prem Watsa 2014-09-3012,00000.05
MRK Brian Rogers 2014-09-306,625,7000.231.5
MRK James Barrow 2014-09-3022,769,0880.81.8-0.11%
MRK NWQ Managers 2014-09-3083,81100.06-0.59%
MRK Richard Snow 2014-09-305,37500.01-0.65%
MRK Irving Kahn 2014-09-301,109,1890.0410.7-0.97%
MRK Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-09-3033,420,7481.175.1-1.38%
MRK Dodge & Cox 2014-09-3035,057,6681.232-2.51%
MRK Charles Brandes 2014-09-302,320,2880.081.8-4.69%
MRK Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-301,083,8260.040.16-38.25%
MRK George Soros 2014-09-30000Sold Out
MRK Mark Hillman 2013-12-3117,80701.3
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MRK: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEO 2014-12-10Sell9,846$60-5.33view
Kuhlik Bruce NExe V-P & Gen Counsel 2014-12-08Sell50,000$62-8.39view
LAZARUS ROCHELLE BDirector 2014-11-26Sell10,000$59.63-4.75view
WEEKS WENDELL PDirector 2014-11-24Sell5,000$59.13-3.94view
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEO 2014-11-10Sell10,000$57.98-2.04view
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEO 2014-10-10Sell9,895$59.73-4.91view
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEO 2014-09-10Sell9,814$60.48-6.08view
Schechter Adam HEVP & Pres-Global Human Health 2014-08-25Sell22,000$59.7-4.86view
FRAZIER KENNETH CChairman, President & CEO 2014-08-11Sell10,058$57-0.35view
AMBROSE ADELE DSr.V-P & Chief Comuns Officer 2014-08-04Sell28,669$56.640.28view

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