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Merck
MRK

$124.38
1.34%

Market Cap: 315B

0
Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 20 analysts
0
News positive %
of 57 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

37% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 245 | Existing positions closed: 179

36% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 174 [Q4 2023] → 237 (+63) [Q1 2024]

31% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $2.99B | Put options by funds: $2.28B

20% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $210B [Q4 2023] → $252B (+$41.4B) [Q1 2024]

2% more funds holding

Funds holding: 3,343 [Q4 2023] → 3,409 (+66) [Q1 2024]

0.67% less ownership

Funds ownership: 76.13% [Q4 2023] → 75.46% (-0.67%) [Q1 2024]

5% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 1,366 | Existing positions reduced: 1,433

Research analyst outlook

20 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$104
16%
downside
Avg. target
$139
11%
upside
High target
$155
25%
upside

20 analyst ratings

16 positive
80%
neutral
15%
negative
5%
Morgan Stanley
Terence Flynn
8%upside
$134
Equal-Weight
Maintained
11 Jul 2024
Cantor Fitzgerald
Louise Chen
25%upside
$155
Overweight
Reiterated
20 Jun 2024
Cantor Fitzgerald
Louise Chen
25%upside
$155
Overweight
Reiterated
18 Jun 2024
Cantor Fitzgerald
Louise Chen
25%upside
$155
Overweight
Reiterated
4 Jun 2024
Truist Securities
Robyn Karnauskas
15%upside
$143
Buy
Maintained
26 Apr 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 57 articles about MRK published over the past 30 days