Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-three ratings firms that are presently covering the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is €101.50 ($111.54).

MRK has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Commerzbank AG set a €101.00 ($110.99) target price on Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Warburg Research set a €103.10 ($113.30) target price on Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. S&P Global Inc. set a €103.00 ($113.19) target price on Merck KGaA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Bankhaus Lampe set a €102.00 ($112.09) target price on Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Independent Research GmbH set a €102.00 ($112.09) target price on Merck KGaA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th.

Shares of Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) opened at 95.879 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is €95.82 and its 200 day moving average price is €92.56. The firm has a market capitalization of €41.69 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.000. Merck KGaA has a 52-week low of €70.87 and a 52-week high of €100.00.

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