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merck & co. inc. (6MK) Snapshot

Open
€54.62
Previous Close
€54.45
Day High
€54.62
Day Low
€53.72
52 Week High
01/23/15 - €56.15
52 Week Low
01/30/14 - €38.18
Market Cap
154.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.7K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
2.9B
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
€1.64
Dividend Yield
2.46%
Current Stock Chart for MERCK & CO. INC. (6MK)

merck & co. inc. (6MK) Details

Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products worldwide. The company’s Pharmaceutical segment offers human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, women's health and endocrine, inflammatory and infectious diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, immunology, infectious diseases, and others. This segment also provides vaccines, including preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. Its Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products comprising vaccines, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs for respiratory diseases, as well as products for the treatment of fertility disorders. The company’s Consumer Care segment develops, manufactures, and sells over-the-counter products consisting of non-drowsy antihistamines; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant sprays; and products for occasional constipation, frequent heartburn, and overactive bladder in women; foot care products, including topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products, such as sun care lotions, sprays, and dry oils. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, food chain and mass merchandiser outlets, club stores, and specialty channels, as well as managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions. It has collaborations with AstraZeneca LP, Pfizer Inc., Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd., Sanofi Pasteur S.A., and Sysmex Inostics GmbH. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.

77,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1891

merck & co. inc. (6MK) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Executive Vice President and President of Mer...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Executive Vice President and President of Glo...
Total Annual Compensation: $957.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

merck & co. inc. (6MK) Key Developments

Merck & Co to Discontinue Commercialization of HCV Drug Victrelis in US

Merck & Co (US) has informed the US FDA that it will discontinue commercialization of its hepatitis C virus (HCV) drug Victrelis (boceprevir) in the United States by the end of 2015. The anti-viral will continue to be sold in other international markets where it is still an important treatment option, but Victrelis will be discontinued in the US 'due to advances in treatment practices and the consequent reduction in demand for Victrelis'.

Andalusia Awards EUR 442,000 Pharmaceuticals Supply Tender to Merck

Servicio Andaluz de Salud has hired Merck for the supply of exclusive medicaments. The final value of the deal is EUR 442,000 (USD 512,000), excluding VAT. The contract term has not been specified in the contract award notice with document number 21061-2015. The above stated supplies are intended for the healthcare logistics platform in the Granada province. The tender was awarded without the prior publication of a contract notice due to technical reasons. The award procedures took place on November 15, 2014.

Eli Lilly and Company and Merck Enter Collaboration Agreement

Merck and Eli Lilly and Company announced an oncology clinical trial collaboration to evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Merck's anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with Lilly compounds in multiple clinical trials. Merck will conduct a phase II study examining the combination of pembrolizumab with pemetrexed in first-line non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This study is currently enrolling. Lilly will conduct a multiple-arm Phase I/II study examining the combination of ramucirumab with pembrolizumab in multiple tumours. This study is anticipated to begin in 2015. Lilly will conduct a phase I/II study examining the combination of necitumumab with pembrolizumab in NSCLC. This study is anticipated to begin in 2015.

 

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