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A number of stock research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) during the last seven days:

  • Merck & Co. had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $60.00 to $64.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • Merck & Co. was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating.
  • Merck & Co. had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group to $62.00.
  • Merck & Co. was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating. They now have a $60.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $63.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
  • Merck & Co. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse. They now have a $56.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $57.00.

Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) opened at 55.29 on Tuesday. Merck & Co., Inc. has a 52 week low of $44.62 and a 52 week high of $59.84. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $56.51 and a 200-day moving average of $52.66. The company has a market cap of $161.6 billion and a P/E ratio of 36.42.

Merck & Co, Inc (NYSE:MRK) is a global health care company that delivers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products, which it markets directly and through its joint ventures.

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