Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) – KEYTRUDA continues to drive growth

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Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) (Q2FY23)


Merck & Co., Inc. operates as a healthcare company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical and Animal Health.

The Pharmaceutical segment offers human health pharmaceutical products in the areas of oncology, hospital acute care, immunology, neuroscience, virology, cardiovascular, and diabetes, as well as vaccine products, such as preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines.

The Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and health management solutions and services, as well as digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products.

The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, and government agencies; managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions; and physicians and physician distributors, veterinarians, and animal producers. It has collaborations with AstraZeneca PLC; Bayer AG; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP; and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to jointly develop and commercialize long-acting treatments in HIV. 


In the latest report, Animal Health sales demonstrated a 2% increase, reaching a total of $1.5bn. The 2% growth in the livestock sector can be attributed to a combination of price adjustments and increased demand for swine and poultry products.

Stock performance

Merck & Co stock price showed a volatile trend in past 3-months. It declined by 0.18% during the period. The stock price increased by 29.11% in past 1-year. The stock has a 52-week high of $119.65 and its 52-week low is $84.52.

In the past 3 years, the stock has given 35.55% returns. MRK has a 50-day moving Avg. and 200-day moving Avg. of $108.97 and $109.75, respectively.

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