Stock Charts, Performance & Trend Analysis for MRK
Merck & Co., Inc.

Year-to-Date: 4.4%
This Week: -1.7%
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Year-to-Date (YTD) Return: 4.36%
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Long Term Trend: Deteriorating
Medium Term Trend: Very Good
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Overall Trend Score:
35 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Bearish to Neutral Trend

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January 23, 2022 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Merck (MRK) is up 4.36% and is outperforming the overall stock market by 12.86%.

Recently, the weekly return of of Merck (MRK) is down -1.72% but is outperforming the overall market by 4.28%.

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Although mid term i.e weekly trends for Merck & Co., Inc. are improving, the long and short term trends are deteriorating.

The overall 12Stocks.com Smart Investing & Trading Score is 35 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts MRK in short term bearish to neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 42 and hence a minor deterioration of trend. Scroll down for key technical charts, support & resistance levels and analysis for Merck.

Stock Analysis for MRK
Name: Merck & Co., Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
In A Glance
Merck (MRK) Stock Performance and Technical Trend Chart View
MRK Recent Price: 79.98    
MarketCap: 215929.29 Millions
Day Percent Change: -0.95%
Day Change: -0.77
Week Change: -1.72%
Year-to-date Change: 4.36%
Weekly MRK Technical Chart

Daily MRK Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for MRK
35 / 100
The current technical trend score is 35 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 42.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.

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Compare MRK's Trend (35) with trends of related stocks
Johnson & Johnson 36
Novartis AG 61
Pfizer 26
Eli Lilly 10
Bristol-Myers 68
UnitedHealth 31
Abbott 18
Amgen 68
Medtronic 32
Thermo Fisher 10
Novo Nordisk 10
Gilead 36
Pliant 10
Annexon 0
Athira Pharma 10

The table below shows stocks similar to Merck & Co., Inc., i.e, from same subsector or sector along with year-to-date (4.4% YTD), weekly (-1.7%) & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Compare 12Stocks.com Smart Investing & Trading Scores to see which stocks in this sector are trending better currently. Click on ticker or stock name for detailed view (place cursor on ticker or stock name to view charts quickly). Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs164.8736-0.23-1.8-3.62%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs87.0361-1.32-3.9-0.50%
MRKMerck  Drugs79.9835-0.95-1.74.36%
PFEPfizer  Drugs52.7926-2.33-3.9-10.60%
LLYEli Lilly Drugs243.0610-0.03-0.4-12.00%
BMYBristol-Myers  Drugs63.5468-1.61-2.11.91%
AZNAstraZeneca  Drugs59.1032-1.780.41.46%
ABBVAbbVie  Drugs131.9844-0.79-2.9-2.53%
SNYSanofi  Drugs51.2468-1.63-1.32.28%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline  Drugs45.10750.49-0.82.27%
ZTSZoetis  Drugs200.3310-0.81-2.8-17.91%
TAKTakeda  Drugs14.66951.81-0.67.56%
IDXXIDEXX  Drugs501.9610-1.80-5.2-23.77%
GRFSGrifols S.A Drugs12.3342-1.60-2.49.80%
TEVATeva  Drugs8.5130-1.50-7.26.24%
ELANElanco Animal Drugs26.7728-0.22-1.0-5.67%
RDYDr. Reddy Drugs59.700-2.83-4.7-8.73%
PRGOPerrigo  Drugs38.8418-2.26-2.2-0.15%
CTLTCatalent  Drugs102.08100.06-5.7-20.27%
BHCBausch Health Drugs25.0600.56-7.5-9.24%
HZNPHorizon  Drugs86.4210-0.17-5.1-19.80%
CGCCanopy Growth Drugs7.2910-3.57-13.2-16.49%
QDELQuidel  Drugs105.010-4.01-8.6-22.21%
NEOGNeogen  Drugs35.0320-2.15-10.0-22.86%
TAROTaro  Drugs46.2810-2.71-4.7-7.64%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance461.1731-0.40-1.6-8.16%
ABTAbbott  Instrument125.83180.90-1.8-10.59%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology227.7268-0.52-3.31.22%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument105.6032-0.48-2.72.08%
TMOThermo Fisher Health Services580.3310-1.33-2.4-13.03%
NVONovo Nordisk Biotechnology95.3610-0.10-1.0-14.86%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology68.51361.03-4.5-5.65%

Technical Levels: For the trading inclined, the following are the key levels of resistance (ceiling) and support (floor) for MRK. Ceiling and floor levels are stock prices at which the stock trend gets resistance or support respectively. Stocks & their trends tend to pause at these levels and hence traders have an eye on them.

Long term levels are more important. Stocks that have broken thru their resistance or support levels convincingly tend to have stronger trends (confirm with charts above visually).
Key Technical Levels for MRK
 Short TermWeeklyLong Term
Resistance (Ceiling)81.8682.5677.74
Support (Floor)80.5279.6771.5

Merck & Co., Inc.
Relative performance of Merck & Co., Inc. Compared to Overall Market
How is MRK faring versus the market [S&P 500] ? Is it lagging or leading ? How is its relative performance ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
SPY -1.98% -6% -8.5%
MRK -0.95% -1.72% 4.36%

MRK Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, MRK is outperforming the market by 12.86%
This week, MRK is outperforming the market by 4.28%

Performance of Merck & Co., Inc. vs Health Care ETF RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Merck & Co., Inc.
Health Care Sector
Let us compare apples to apples and compare performance of MRK with its sector ETF (contains basket of stocks of same sector) XLV [Health Care SPDR] ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
XLV -1.01 % -3.43 % -8.11 %
MRK -0.95% -1.72% 4.36%

MRK Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 12.47%
This week, MRK is outperforming Health Care sector by 1.71%

List Of ETF Funds Related To Merck & Co., Inc.

The table below shows ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) similar to Merck & Co., Inc., i.e, from same sector along with year-to-date (YTD), weekly & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, ETFs and associated stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on to add ETF symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care91.85-2.45-7.7-17.94%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care74.73-1.03-3-2.9%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care161.10-1.74-7.21-14.91%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care14.252.527.5720.38%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care129.47-1.01-3.43-8.11%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care83.33-0.88-3.01-7.76%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care262.78-1.25-4.13-9.47%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care128.68-1.51-7.39-15.69%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care90.03-2.11-10.41-19.59%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care58.98-1.21-7.76-17.18%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care272.93-1.09-3.67-9.14%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care144.06-1.00-6.52-11.05%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care241.39-1.06-3.91-9.39%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care75.97-0.34-3.8-6.36%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care59.19-1.09-3.68-10.11%
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