Financhill
Back

Merck & Vs. Johnson & Johnson Industry Stock Comparison

Buy
58

MRK
Merck &

Last Price:
127.37
Seasonality Move:
2.43%
Sell
36

JNJ
Johnson & Johnson

Last Price:
157.87
Seasonality Move:
4.86%
Buy
58
Merck & (MRK) is a Buy

Is Merck & a Buy, Sell or Hold?

  • The current Merck & [MRK] share price is $127.37. The Score for MRK is 58, which is 16% above its historic median score of 50, and infers lower risk than normal.
  • MRK 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
36
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is a Sell

Is Johnson & Johnson a Buy, Sell or Hold?

  • The current Johnson & Johnson [JNJ] share price is $157.86. The Score for JNJ is 36, which is 28% below its historic median score of 50, and infers higher risk than normal.
  • JNJ is currently trading in the 30-40% 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.

MRK Stock Price Chart

What is Merck &'s stock price today?

  • The Merck & share price today is $127.37
    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 selling pressure, which indicates risk of future bearish movement.

JNJ Stock Price Chart

What is Johnson & Johnson's stock price today?

  • The Johnson & Johnson share price today is $157.86
    The current trend is relatively stagnant and JNJ is experiencing slight buying pressure.

MRK Technical Analysis

Chart Indicators Level Buy or Sell
MACD (12, 26): 3.22 Buy
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI): 73.31 Buy
Chaikin Money Flow: -5743651 -
Bollinger Bands Level Buy or Sell
Bollinger Bands (25): (119.74 - 126.7) Buy
Bollinger Bands (100): (100.94 - 118.76) Buy

JNJ Technical Analysis

Chart Indicators Level Buy or Sell
MACD (12, 26): -0.49 Sell
Relative Strength Index (14 RSI): 49.95 Sell
Chaikin Money Flow: 2818924 -
Bollinger Bands Level Buy or Sell
Bollinger Bands (25): (156.73 - 160.35) Sell
Bollinger Bands (100): (151.36 - 159.54) Buy

MRK Moving Averages

Moving Averages Level Buy or Sell
8-day SMA: 126.29 Buy
20-day SMA: 124.35 Buy
50-day SMA: 116.69 Buy
200-day SMA: 109.95 Buy
8-day EMA: 125.37 Buy
20-day EMA: 122.8 Buy
50-day EMA: 116.97 Buy
200-day EMA: 109.65 Buy

JNJ Moving Averages

Moving Averages Level Buy or Sell
8-day SMA: 156.94 Buy
20-day SMA: 157.86 Sell
50-day SMA: 158.08 Sell
200-day SMA: 159.41 Sell
8-day EMA: 157.31 Buy
20-day EMA: 158.1 Sell
50-day EMA: 157.74 Buy
200-day EMA: 159.3 Sell

Merck & Earnings Growth & MRK Earnings Dates

  • Analysts estimate an earnings increase this quarter of $0.39 per share, a decrease next quarter of $0.14 per share, an increase this year of $7.18 per share, and an increase next year of $1.17 per share.

Johnson & Johnson Earnings Growth & JNJ Earnings Dates

  • Analysts estimate an earnings increase this quarter of $0.21 per share, a decrease next quarter of $0.00 per share, an increase this year of $0.75 per share, and an increase next year of $0.40 per share.

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):

Johnson & Johnson 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):