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Merck KGaA (DE:MRK)
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Merck KGaA (MRK) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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MRK Analyst Ratings

Strong Buy
11Ratings
10 Buy
1 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 11 analysts giving stock ratings to
Merck
KGaA
in the past 3 months
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MRK Stock 12 Month Forecast

Average Price Target

€185.00
▲(23.33% Upside)
Based on 11 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Merck KGaA in the last 3 months. The average price target is €185.00 with a high forecast of €200.00 and a low forecast of €175.00. The average price target represents a 23.33% change from the last price of €150.00.
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Highest Price Target€200.00Average Price Target€185.00Lowest Price Target€175.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Deutsche Numis
€175
Buy
€175.00
(16.67% Upside)
Reiterated
05/07/24
BMO Capital
€121.18
Buy
€121.18
(-19.21% Downside)
Reiterated
01/09/24
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HSBC
€170
Buy
€170.00
(13.33% Upside)
Upgraded
12/18/23
HSBC Upgrades Merck KGaA (MRK:GR) (MKGAF) to BuyHSBC analyst Rajesh Kumar upgraded Merck KGaA (MRK:GR) (OTC: MKGAF) from Hold to Buy with a price target of EUR170.00.
Credit Suisse
€180
Buy
€180.00
(20.00% Upside)
Reiterated
08/04/23
Exane BNP Paribas Analyst forecast on DE:MRK
Gary Steventon
Not Ranked
Exane BNP Paribas
€150
Hold
€150.00
(0.00% Upside)
Downgraded
12/12/23
Exane BNP Paribas Downgrades Merck KGaA (MRK:GR) (MKGAF) to NeutralExane BNP Paribas analyst Gary Steventon downgraded Merck KGaA (MRK:GR) (OTC: MKGAF) from Outperform to Neutral with a price target of EUR150.00.

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1 Month
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13/19 ratings generated profit
68%
Average Return
+2.63%
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Peter SpenglerDZ BANK AG
Success Rate
20/26 ratings generated profit
77%
Average Return
+16.02%
reiterated a buy rating 2 months ago
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MRK Analyst Recommendation Trends

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May 24
Jun 24
Jul 24
Strong Buy
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Buy
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Hold
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0
2
2
Sell
0
0
0
0
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
29
23
30
26
28
In the current month, MRK has received 26 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. MRK average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is €185.00.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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MRK Financial Forecast

MRK Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MRK is €1.94 with a range of €1.63 to €2.04. The previous quarter’s EPS was €2.06. MRK beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 63.46% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MRK has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MRK is €1.94 with a range of €1.63 to €2.04. The previous quarter’s EPS was €2.06. MRK beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 63.46% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MRK has Outperformed its overall industry.

MRK Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for MRK is €5.24B with a range of €5.17B to €5.30B. The previous quarter’s sales results were €5.12B. MRK beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 57.81% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MRK has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for MRK is €5.24B with a range of €5.17B to €5.30B. The previous quarter’s sales results were €5.12B. MRK beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 57.81% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MRK has Underperformed its overall industry.

MRK Stock Forecast FAQ

What is DE:MRK’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Merck KGaA’s 12-month average price target is €185.00.
    What is DE:MRK’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Merck KGaA has 23.33% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
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          Is Merck KGaA a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Merck KGaA has a consensus rating of Strong Buy, which is based on 10 buy ratings, 1 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Merck KGaA’s share price target?
            The average share price target for Merck KGaA is €185.00. This is based on 11 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst share price target is €200.00 ,and the lowest forecast is €175.00. The average share price target represents 23.33% Increase from the current price of €150.
              What do analysts say about Merck KGaA?
              Merck KGaA’s analyst rating consensus is a Strong Buy. This is based on the ratings of 11 Wall Streets Analysts.
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