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Amgen Vs. Merck & Industry Stock Comparison

Buy
54

AMGN
Amgen

Last Price:
248.39
Seasonality Move:
3.5%
Sell
41

MRK
Merck &

Last Price:
91.02
Seasonality Move:
1.55%
Buy
54
Amgen (AMGN) is a Buy

Is Amgen a Buy, Sell or Hold?

  • The current Amgen [AMGN] share price is $248.39. The Score for AMGN is 54, which is 8% above its historic median score of 50, and infers lower risk than normal.
  • AMGN is currently trading in the 50-60% percentile range relative to its historical Stock Score levels.
  • This Score is currently showing a higher than normal reading, suggesting risk levels may be somewhat lower than normal.
Sell
41
Merck & (MRK) is a Sell

Is Merck & a Buy, Sell or Hold?

  • The current Merck & [MRK] share price is $91.02. The Score for MRK is 41, which is 18% below its historic median score of 50, and infers higher risk than normal.
  • MRK is currently trading in the 40-50% percentile range relative to its historical Stock Score levels.
  • This Score is currently showing a lower than normal reading, suggesting risk levels may be somewhat higher than normal and additional caution is warranted.

AMGN Stock Price Chart

What is Amgen's stock price today?

  • The Amgen share price today is $248.39
    The current trend is moderately bullish and AMGN is experiencing slight buying pressure.

MRK Stock Price Chart

What is Merck &'s stock price today?

  • The Merck & share price today is $91.02
    Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and MRK is experiencing buying pressure, which is a positive indicator for future bullish movement.

AMGN Technical Analysis

Chart Indicators Level Buy or Sell
MACD (12, 26): 0.79 Buy
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI): 52.46 Buy
Chaikin Money Flow: 662535 -
Bollinger Bands Level Buy or Sell
Bollinger Bands (25): (245.51 - 249.59) Buy
Bollinger Bands (100): (239.36 - 251.2) Buy

MRK Technical Analysis

Chart Indicators Level Buy or Sell
MACD (12, 26): -0.52 Sell
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI): 55.26 Buy
Chaikin Money Flow: 9284824 -
Bollinger Bands Level Buy or Sell
Bollinger Bands (25): (88.22 - 92.78) Buy
Bollinger Bands (100): (84.97 - 92.45) Buy

AMGN Moving Averages

Moving Averages Level Buy or Sell
8-day SMA: 248.11 Buy
20-day SMA: 247.64 Buy
50-day SMA: 245.11 Buy
200-day SMA: 233.11 Buy
8-day EMA: 248.35 Buy
20-day EMA: 247.62 Buy
50-day EMA: 246.11 Buy
200-day EMA: 238.22 Buy

MRK Moving Averages

Moving Averages Level Buy or Sell
8-day SMA: 88.63 Buy
20-day SMA: 89.6 Buy
50-day SMA: 90.15 Buy
200-day SMA: 83.8 Buy
8-day EMA: 89.29 Buy
20-day EMA: 89.66 Buy
50-day EMA: 89.8 Buy
200-day EMA: 85.19 Buy

Amgen Earnings Growth & AMGN Earnings Dates

  • Analysts estimate an earnings increase this quarter of $0.13 per share, a decrease next quarter of $0.00 per share, an increase this year of $0.66 per share, and an increase next year of $1.35 per share.

Merck & Earnings Growth & MRK Earnings Dates

  • Analysts estimate an earnings increase this quarter of $0.20 per share, an increase next quarter of $0.07 per share, an increase this year of $1.59 per share, and an increase next year of $0.09 per share.

Amgen Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis: Buy or Sell?
8-day SMA:
20-day SMA:
50-day SMA:
200-day SMA:
8-day EMA:
20-day EMA:
50-day EMA:
200-day EMA:
MACD (12, 26):
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI):
Bollinger Bands (25):
Bollinger Bands (100):

Merck & Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis: Buy or Sell?
8-day SMA:
20-day SMA:
50-day SMA:
200-day SMA:
8-day EMA:
20-day EMA:
50-day EMA:
200-day EMA:
MACD (12, 26):
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI):
Bollinger Bands (25):
Bollinger Bands (100):