Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-two research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €108.80 ($129.52).

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on MRK. Morgan Stanley set a €103.00 ($122.62) price objective on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Warburg Research set a €116.00 ($138.10) price objective on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. equinet AG set a €91.00 ($108.33) price objective on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. BNP Paribas set a €114.00 ($135.71) price objective on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. Finally, DZ Bank AG reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Merck KGaA in a research report on Saturday, May 20th.

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Shares of Merck KGaA (FRA MRK) opened at 96.97 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of €42.16 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.28. The firm’s 50 day moving average is €93.29 and its 200-day moving average is €102.45. Merck KGaA has a 52 week low of €89.00 and a 52 week high of €115.00.

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