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Merck (MRK) Net Debt Paydown Yield %

: -1.02% (As of Today)
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Net Debt Paydown Yield % is a metric that evaluates the total amount of debt a company has paid in relation to its market capitalization. It is a measure of a company's willingness and ability to reduce its debt. As of today, Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield % was -1.02%.


Merck Net Debt Paydown Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Net Debt Paydown Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1.06 -1.84 0.27 -0.64 -1.18

Merck Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 -0.64 -0.52 -0.49 -0.60 -1.18

Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 Net Debt Paydown Yield % Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield % falls into.



Merck Net Debt Paydown Yield % Calculation

Merck's Net Debt Paydown Yield % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Net Debt Paydown Yield %
=( TTM Average Debt   (1-Year Ago))-TTM Average Debt )/Market Cap
=( 31141.5-34392.75 )/275998.3026
=-1.18 %

* 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.

* All the data are calculated by TTM values. Note that if a companies is traded in several exchanges, then we calculate the company level data for Net Debt Paydown Yield % using the primary share class stock data. The calculation result in definition page is for demonstration purpose only, and it's showing the share class level data. Therefore, the numbers in the calculation may differ from elsewhere if the stock is not a primary share.


Merck  (NYSE:MRK) Net Debt Paydown Yield % Explanation

Net Debt Paydown Yield % is the change in average of four quarters of company's total debt over a company's market cap. Assuming the total value of a company remains that same, shareholder value is increased as debt is reduced. In other words, it is a measure of the willingness and ability of a firm's management to pay down debt. Companies that have high debt paydown yields indicate that they are more aggressive with paying down debt.

In the calculation of Net Debt Paydown Yield %, we use the reductions of TTM average total debt one-year-ago and TTM average total debt at present, divided by its Market Cap.

We calculating the TTM average debt by adding up the total debt, calculated by the sum of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation, in the trailing twelve months(TTM) divided by the counts of the total debt, accoring to the company's report frequency.


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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