Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-four brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Thirteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eleven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €109.43 ($128.75).

Several brokerages have weighed in on MRK. Kepler Capital Markets set a €119.00 ($140.00) target price on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. S&P Global set a €110.00 ($129.41) target price on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. equinet AG set a €112.00 ($131.76) target price on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. BNP Paribas set a €116.00 ($136.47) target price on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Warburg Research set a €115.00 ($135.29) target price on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th.

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Shares of Merck KGaA (FRA MRK) traded up 0.038% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting €96.612. The stock had a trading volume of 198 shares. Merck KGaA has a 52-week low of €89.00 and a 52-week high of €115.00. The company’s 50 day moving average is €95.71 and its 200-day moving average is €101.50. The stock has a market cap of €42.00 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.186.

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