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Merck (MRK) 3-Year FCF Growth Rate : 16.10% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Merck 3-Year FCF Growth Rate?

Merck's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $0.88.

During the past 12 months, Merck's average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -2.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 16.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 4.50% 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 average Free Cash Flow per Share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Merck was 45.60% per year. The lowest was -31.50% per year. And the median was 7.50% per year.


Competitive Comparison of Merck's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Merck's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year FCF Growth Rate 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's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Distribution in the Drug Manufacturers Industry

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Merck's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Merck's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate falls into.



Merck 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Calculation

This is the 3-year average growth rate of Free Cash Flow per Share. The growth rate is calculated using exponential compounding based on the latest four year annual data.

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 average Free Cash Flow per Share growth rate.


Merck  (NYSE:MRK) 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Explanation

Free Cash Flow per Share is the amount of Free Cash Flow per outstanding share of the company's stock. Free Cash Flow is considered one of the most important parameters to measure a company's earnings power by value investors because it is not subject to estimates of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization (DDA). However, when we look at the Free Cash Flow, we should look from a long term perspective, because any year's Free Cash Flow can be drastically affected by the spending on Property, Plant, & Equipment (PPE) of the business in that year. Over the long term, Free Cash Flow should give pretty good picture on the real earnings power of the company. It's used in the calculation of Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %.


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Merck (MRK) Business Description

Address
126 East Lincoln Avenue, Rahway, NJ, USA, 07065
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 pediatric diseases as well as human papillomavirus, or HPV. Additionally, Merck sells animal health-related drugs. From a geographical perspective, just under half of the company's sales are generated in the United States.
Executives
Johannes Jacobus Oosthuizen officer: SVP, U.S. Market 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Richard R. Deluca officer: EVP&Pres, Merck Animal Heallth 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Steven Mizell officer: EVP,Human Resources 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Joseph Romanelli officer: President, Human Health Int?l 126 EAST LINCOLN AVENUE, RAHWAY NJ 07065
Rita A Karachun officer: Sr. VP Fince-Global Controller 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Jennifer Zachary officer: EVP, General Counsel 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
David Michael Williams officer: EVP,Chief Info&Digital Officer MERCK & CO., INC., 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Robert M Davis officer: Evp, Global Svcs & CFO 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Sanat Chattopadhyay officer: Exe V-P & Pres. MMD 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Kenneth C Frazier officer: Chairman, President & CEO 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Chirfi Guindo officer: Chief Marketing Officer C/O BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Baker Douglas M Jr director 370 WBASHA ST NORTH, ST PAUL MN 55102
Arpa Garay officer: SVP Human Health Global Mktg. 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Caroline Litchfield officer: EVP & CFO 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Julie L. Gerberding officer: EVP Strat Comm, GI Pub Policy 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033

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