Shares of Merck & Company Inc. (new) (MRK) ended the trading day Tuesday at $81.42,
representing a move of 1.21%, or $0.97 per share, on volume of 5.44 million shares.
Merck makes pharmaceutical products to treat several conditions in a number of therapeutic areas, including cardiometabolic disease, cancer, and infections. Within cancer, the firm’s immuno-oncology platform is growing as a major contributor to overall sales. The company also has a substantial vaccine business, with treatments to prevent hepatitis B and pediatric diseases as well as HPV and shingles. Additionally, Merck sells animal health-related drugs. From a geographical perspective, close to 40% of the firm’s sales are generated in the United States.
After opening the trading day at $80.80, shares of Merck & Company Inc. (new) traded between a range of $80.76 and $81.59. Merck & Company Inc. (new) currently has a total float of 2.53 billion
shares and on average sees n/a shares exchange hands each day.
The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $n/a and 200-day SMA of $n/a, and it has a high of $92.14 and low of $65.25 over the last year.
Merck & Company Inc. (new) is based out of Kenilworth, NJ, and has 71,000 employees. The company’s CEO is Kenneth C. Frazier.
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