BIIB VS MRK Stock Comparison

PerformanceAnalyst Price TargetsSentimentTechnicalsEarningsProfitVolatilityDividend
PerformanceAnalyst Price TargetsSentimentTechnicalsEarningsProfitVolatilityDividend

Performance

BIIB
74/100

BIIB returned -15.64% in the last 12 months. Based on SPY's performance of -20.65%, its performance is above average giving it a score of 74 of 100.

MRK
100/100

MRK returned 1.78% in the last 12 months. Based on SPY's performance of -13.80%, its performance is above average giving it a score of 100 of 100.

Analyst Price Targets

BIIB
73/100

32 analysts offer 12-month price targets for BIIB. Together, they have an average target of 294.73, the most optimistic target put BIIB at 405 within 12-months and the most pessimistic has BIIB at 209.

MRK
68/100

21 analysts offer 12-month price targets for MRK. Together, they have an average target of 113.88, the most optimistic target put MRK at 294 within 12-months and the most pessimistic has MRK at 80.

Sentiment

BIIB
70/100

BIIB had a bullish sentiment score of 70.25% across Twitter and StockTwits over the last 12 months. It had an average of 66.53 posts, 492.48 comments, and 835.41 likes per day.

MRK

"Sentiment" not found for MRK

Technicals

BIIB
14/100

BIIB receives a 14 of 100 based on 14 indicators. 2 are bullish, 12 are bearish.

MRK
10/100

MRK receives a 10 of 100 based on 14 indicators. 0 are bullish, 12 are bearish.

Earnings

BIIB
61/100

BIIB has missed earnings 2 times in the last 20 quarters.

MRK
53/100

MRK has missed earnings 3 times in the last 20 quarters.

Profit

BIIB
64/100

Out of the last 20 quarters, BIIB has had 19 profitable quarters and has increased their profits year over year on 6 of them.

MRK
66/100

Out of the last 20 quarters, MRK has had 17 profitable quarters and has increased their profits year over year on 7 of them.

Volatility

BIIB
40/100

BIIB has had a lower than average amount of volatility over the last 12 months giving it a score of 40 of 100.

MRK
52/100

MRK has had a higher than average amount of volatility over the last 12 months giving it a score of 52 of 100.

Dividend

BIIB

"Dividend" not found for BIIB

MRK
100/100

MRK's most recent dividend was $0.47 per share, based on a share price of $101.35. It was a payout ratio of 69.90% compared to their total earnings.

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Biogen Inc. Common Stock Summary

Nasdaq / BIIB
Healthcare
Drug Manufacturers - General
Biogen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers therapies for treating neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. The company offers TECFIDERA, VUMERITY, AVONEX, PLEGRIDY, TYSABRI, and FAMPYRA for multiple sclerosis (MS); SPINRAZA for spinal muscular atrophy; and FUMADERM to treat plaque psoriasis. It also provides BENEPALI, an etanercept biosimilar referencing ENBREL; ADUHELM for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease; IMRALDI, an adalimumab biosimilar referencing HUMIRA; and FLIXABI, an infliximab biosimilar referencing REMICADE. In addition, the company offers RITUXAN for treating non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), rheumatoid arthritis, two forms of ANCA-associated vasculitis, and pemphigus vulgaris; RITUXAN HYCELA for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and CLL; GAZYVA to treat CLL and follicular lymphoma; and OCREVUS for treating relapsing MS and primary progressive MS; and other anti-CD20 therapies. Further, it develops BIIB135, BIIB061, BIIB091, and BIIB107 for MS and neuroimmunology; Aducanumab, Lecanemab, BIIB076, and BIIB080 to treat Alzheimer's disease and dementia; BIIB067, BIIB078, BIIB105, BIIB100, and BIIB110 to treat neuromuscular disorders; BIIB124, BIIB094, BIIB118, BIIB101, and BIIB122 for treating Parkinson's disease and movement disorders; BIIB125 and BIIB104 for treating neuropsychiatry; Dapirolizumab pegol and BIIB059 to treat immunology related diseases; BIIB093 and BIIB131 to treat acute neurology; BIIB074 for neuropathic pain; and BYOOVIZ, BIIB800, and SB15 biosimilars, which are under various stages of development. The company has collaboration and license agreements with Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.; Alkermes Pharma Ireland Limited; Denali Therapeutics Inc.; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Genentech, Inc.; Neurimmune SubOne AG; Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd.; Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc.; and Sage Therapeutics, Inc. Biogen Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Merck & Co., Inc. Summary

New York Stock Exchange / MRK
Healthcare
Drug Manufacturers - General
Merck & Co., Inc. operates as a healthcare company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical and Animal Health. The Pharmaceutical segment offers human health pharmaceutical products in the areas of oncology, hospital acute care, immunology, neuroscience, virology, cardiovascular, and diabetes, as well as vaccine products, such as preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. The Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and health management solutions and services, as well as digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products. It serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, and government agencies; managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions; and physicians and physician distributors, veterinarians, and animal producers. The company has collaborations with AstraZeneca PLC; Bayer AG; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Ridgeback Biotherapeutics; and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to jointly develop and commercialize long-acting treatments in HIV. Merck & Co., Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey.