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Merck Book Value per Share

: $17.07 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Merck's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $17.07.

During the past 12 months, Merck's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 29.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 13.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -1.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -5.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the book value growth rate using book value per share data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Merck was 34.30% per year. The lowest was -13.80% per year. And the median was 4.80% per year.

Merck's current price is $91.02. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $17.07. Hence, today's PB Ratio of Merck is 5.33.

During the past 13 years, the highest P/B Ratio of Merck was 8.56. The lowest was 1.64. And the median was 4.06.

Good Sign:

Merck & Co Inc stock PB Ratio (=5.21) is close to 3-year low of 4.81


Merck Book Value per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Merck's Book Value per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Merck Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Book Value per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 12.73 10.30 10.20 10.01 15.11

Merck Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Book Value per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.15 14.17 15.11 16.17 17.07

Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Merck's Book Value per Share, along with its competitors' market caps and Book Value per Share data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Merck Book Value per Share Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Merck's Book Value per Share distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Merck's Book Value per Share falls into.



Merck Book Value per Share Calculation

Merck's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(38,184-0)/2,528
=15.11

Merck's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(43,243-0)/2,533
=17.07

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total Stockholders Equity is a balance sheet item and equal to Total Assets less Total Liabilities of the company.

Book value may include intangible items which may come from the company's past acquisitions. Book value less intangibles is called Tangible Book.


Merck  (NYSE:MRK) Book Value per Share Explanation

Usually a company's book value and Tangible Book per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.


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Merck Business Description

Merck logo
Address
2000 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ, USA, 07033
Merck makes pharmaceutical products to treat several conditions in a number of therapeutic areas, including cardiometabolic disease, cancer, and infections. Within cancer, the firm's immuno-oncology platform is growing as a major contributor to overall sales. The company also has a substantial vaccine business, with treatments to prevent hepatitis B and pediatric diseases as well as HPV and shingles. Additionally, Merck sells animal health-related drugs. From a geographical perspective, close to half of the firm's sales are generated in the United States.
Executives
Baker Douglas M Jr director 370 WBASHA ST NORTH ST PAUL MN 55102
Oosthuizen Johannes Jacobus officer: SVP, U.S. Market 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Garay Arpa officer: SVP Human Health Global Mktg. 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Downing Cristal N officer: Chief Comm. & Public Afrs Ofcr 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Klobuchar Michael A officer: EVP - Chief Strategy Officer 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Lecointe-cephas Lisa officer: SVP Chief Ethics & Com Officer 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Litchfield Caroline officer: EVP & CFO 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Mayo Stephen director 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Li Dean Y officer: Executive VP & President, MRL 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Williams David Michael officer: EVP,Chief Info&Digital Officer MERCK & CO., INC. 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Lavizzo-mourey Risa J director GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Seidman Christine E director MERCK & CO., INC. 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Warden Kathy J director 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Craig Pamela director C/O ACCENTURE 161 N CLARK STREET CHICAGO IL 60601
Brun Leslie A director 435 DEVON PARK DRIVE 700 BUILDING WAYNE PA 19087

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