MRK - Merck & Co Inc
|Oct 23, 9:51 AM|
A security's closing price on the preceding day of trading. Previous close can refer to the prior day's value of a stock, bond, commodity, futures or option contract, market index, or any other security.
The start of trading on a securities exchange. The open on a trading exchange signals the start of an official day for the exchange, and that buy and sell transactions can commence for the business day.
The difference between the low and high prices for a security or index over one day.
|63.90 - 64.05|
|52 Wk Range
52 Week Range
The lowest and highest price at which a stock has traded in the previous 52 weeks.
|58.29 - 66.80|
The ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.
A measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole.
The number of shares or contracts traded in a security or an entire market during a given period of time.
|Div & Yield
Dividend / Dividend Yield
A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders. Dividends can be issued as cash payments, as shares of stock, or other property. A dividend yield indicates how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
The total dollar market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share.
Earnings Per Share
The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability.