Merck & Co Inc
Score: Positive (81)
3 days at current score.
Upgraded from Neutral on September 11th 2017
- This company ranked positively in 3 out of 4 IHS Markit Categories and also compared to the Healthcare sector
- Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive
- Bearish sentiment is low
- Economic output in this company's sector is expanding
Short interest | Positive
Short interest is extremely low for MRK with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting MRK.
ETF/Index ownership | Neutral
ETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold MRK had net inflows of $7.80 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing.
PMI by IHS Markit | Positive
According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year.
Credit default swap | Positive
The current level displays a positive indicator. MRK credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels of the last 3 years, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.
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