Merck (MRK)

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60.70 +0.39  +0.65% NYSE Sep 19, 3:49PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Merck Price to Book Value:

3.621 for Sept. 19, 2014

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Sept. 19, 2014 3.621
Sept. 18, 2014 3.598
Sept. 17, 2014 3.572
Sept. 16, 2014 3.578
Sept. 15, 2014 3.550
Sept. 12, 2014 3.552
Sept. 11, 2014 3.585
Sept. 10, 2014 3.624
Sept. 9, 2014 3.612
Sept. 8, 2014 3.642
Sept. 5, 2014 3.650
Sept. 4, 2014 3.584
Sept. 3, 2014 3.608
Sept. 2, 2014 3.567
Aug. 29, 2014 3.586
Aug. 28, 2014 3.579
Aug. 27, 2014 3.596
Aug. 26, 2014 3.591
Aug. 25, 2014 3.563
Aug. 22, 2014 3.530
Aug. 21, 2014 3.510
Aug. 20, 2014 3.548
Aug. 19, 2014 3.514
Aug. 18, 2014 3.485
Aug. 15, 2014 3.496
   
Aug. 14, 2014 3.506
Aug. 13, 2014 3.451
Aug. 12, 2014 3.402
Aug. 11, 2014 3.380
Aug. 8, 2014 3.373
Aug. 7, 2014 3.319
Aug. 6, 2014 3.336
Aug. 5, 2014 3.342
Aug. 4, 2014 3.404
Aug. 1, 2014 3.388
July 31, 2014 3.385
July 30, 2014 3.483
July 29, 2014 3.513
July 28, 2014 3.476
July 25, 2014 3.487
July 24, 2014 3.490
July 23, 2014 3.484
July 22, 2014 3.504
July 21, 2014 3.478
July 18, 2014 3.498
July 17, 2014 3.454
July 16, 2014 3.487
July 15, 2014 3.472
July 14, 2014 3.489
July 11, 2014 3.504

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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MRK Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Johnson & Johnson 3.879
Bristol-Myers Squibb 5.530
Pfizer 2.531

MRK Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.655 Aug 10 2011
Maximum 5.141 Dec 15 2009
Average 2.462

MRK Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("MRK", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("MRK", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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