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Merck GF Value

: $105.70 (As of Today)
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The GF Value represents the current intrinsic value of a stock derived from our exclusive method. The GF Value Line on our summary page gives an overview of the fair value that the stock should be traded at. It is calculated based on three factors:

  1. Historical multiples (PE Ratio, PS Ratio, PB Ratio and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow) that the stock has traded at.
  2. GuruFocus adjustment factor based on the company’s past returns and growth.
  3. Future estimates of the business performance.

We believe the GF Value Line is the fair value that the stock should be traded at. The stock price will most likely fluctuate around the GF Value Line. If the stock price is significantly above the GF Value Line, it is overvalued and its future return is likely to be poor. On the other hand, if it is significantly below the GF Value Line, its future return will likely be higher.

Please note, "Possible Value Trap, Think Twice" is for the companies that look very undervalued, but either in the long term trend of business decline, or in financial distress.

As of today (2022-08-14), Merck's share price is $91.02. Merck's GF Value is $105.70. Therefore, Merck's Price-to-GF-Value for today is 0.86.

Based on the relationship between the current stock price and the GF Value, GuruFocus believes Merck is Modestly Undervalued.


Merck  (NYSE:MRK) GF Value Explanation

Based on the relationship between the current stock price and the GF Value, GuruFocus provides the following 6 evaluations:

Posssible Evaluations All-in-One Screener Examples (2)
Possible Value Trap, Think Twice (1)Predictable Companies that possibly be Value Traps
Significantly OvervaluedPredictable Companies which are Significantly Overvalued
Modestly OvervaluedPredictable Companies which are Modestly Overvalued
Fairly ValuedPredictable High Quality Companies which are Fairly Valued
Modestly Undervalued (3)Predictable High Quality Companies which are Modestly Undervalued
Significantly Undervalued (3)Predictable High Quality Companies which are Significantly Undervalued

(1) "Possible Value Trap, Think Twice" is for the companies that look very undervalued, but either in the long term trend of business decline, or in financial distress.

(2) These are some simple examples. You can access our GF Valuation filter under All-in-One Screener’s Fundamental tab, and Price-to-GF-Value filter under Valuation Ratio tab and set your own criteria.

(3) There is only a sufficient margin of safety when the stock is undervalued.

Merck's Price-to-GF-Value for today is calculated as

Price-to-GF-Value=Share Price/GF Value
=91.02/105.70
=0.86

* 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 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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