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Merck & Co Inc

Merck & Co Inc (MRK) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Merck & Co Inc dividend will go ex in 14 days for 61c and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous Merck & Co Inc dividend was 61c and it went ex 3 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.3.
Country:
United States
Exchange:
New York Stock Exchange
Sector:
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
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Status: Paid Declared
Type: Quarterly Quarterly
Per Share: 61c Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Fri 13 Dec 2019 Fri 13 Mar 2020
Pay Date: Wed 08 Jan 2020 Tue 07 Apr 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: $61.00 $61.00

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Declared and Forecast Merck & Co Inc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 152c USD Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 152c USD Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 152c USD Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 152c USD Paid
11 Jun 2010 08 Jul 2010 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
13 Sep 2010 07 Oct 2010 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
13 Dec 2010 07 Jan 2011 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
11 Mar 2011 07 Apr 2011 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
13 Jun 2011 08 Jul 2011 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
13 Sep 2011 07 Oct 2011 Quarterly 38c USD Paid
13 Dec 2011 09 Jan 2012 Quarterly 42c USD Paid
13 Mar 2012 06 Apr 2012 Quarterly 42c USD Paid
13 Jun 2012 09 Jul 2012 Quarterly 42c USD Paid
13 Sep 2012 05 Oct 2012 Quarterly 42c USD Paid
13 Dec 2012 08 Jan 2013 Quarterly 43c USD Paid
13 Mar 2013 05 Apr 2013 Quarterly 43c USD Paid
13 Jun 2013 08 Jul 2013 Quarterly 43c USD Paid
12 Sep 2013 07 Oct 2013 Quarterly 43c USD Paid
12 Dec 2013 08 Jan 2014 Quarterly 44c USD Paid
13 Mar 2014 07 Apr 2014 Quarterly 44c USD Paid
12 Jun 2014 08 Jul 2014 Quarterly 44c USD Paid
11 Sep 2014 07 Oct 2014 Quarterly 44c USD Paid
11 Dec 2014 08 Jan 2015 Quarterly 45c USD Paid
12 Mar 2015 08 Apr 2015 Quarterly 45c USD Paid
11 Jun 2015 08 Jul 2015 Quarterly 45c USD Paid
11 Sep 2015 07 Oct 2015 Quarterly 45c USD Paid
11 Dec 2015 08 Jan 2016 Quarterly 46c USD Paid
11 Mar 2016 07 Apr 2016 Quarterly 46c USD Paid
13 Jun 2016 08 Jul 2016 Quarterly 46c USD Paid
13 Sep 2016 07 Oct 2016 Quarterly 46c USD Paid
13 Dec 2016 09 Jan 2017 Quarterly 47c USD Paid
13 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017 Quarterly 47c USD Paid
13 Jun 2017 10 Jul 2017 Quarterly 47c USD Paid
14 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017 Quarterly 47c USD Paid
14 Dec 2017 08 Jan 2018 Quarterly 48c USD Paid
14 Mar 2018 06 Apr 2018 Quarterly 48c USD Paid
14 Jun 2018 09 Jul 2018 Quarterly 48c USD Paid
14 Sep 2018 05 Oct 2018 Quarterly 48c USD Paid
14 Dec 2018 08 Jan 2019 Quarterly 55c USD Paid
14 Mar 2019 05 Apr 2019 Quarterly 55c USD Paid
14 Jun 2019 08 Jul 2019 Quarterly 55c USD Paid
13 Sep 2019 07 Oct 2019 Quarterly 55c USD Paid
13 Dec 2019 08 Jan 2020 Quarterly 61c USD Paid
13 Mar 2020 07 Apr 2020 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Declared
12 Jun 2020 08 Jul 2020 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Sep 2020 07 Oct 2020 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Dec 2020 08 Jan 2021 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
12 Mar 2021 08 Apr 2021 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Jun 2021 08 Jul 2021 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Sep 2021 07 Oct 2021 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Dec 2021 07 Jan 2022 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Mar 2022 07 Apr 2022 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Jun 2022 08 Jul 2022 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Sep 2022 07 Oct 2022 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast
14 Dec 2022 09 Jan 2023 Quarterly Sign Up Required USD Forecast

How accurate are our Merck & Co Inc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
30 Jan 2019 14 Mar 2019 55c 55c 100% πŸ˜„
26 Oct 2018 13 Dec 2019 58c 61c 97% πŸ˜ƒ
26 Oct 2018 13 Mar 2020 58c 61c 97% πŸ˜ƒ
26 Oct 2018 13 Dec 2019 58c 61c 97% πŸ˜ƒ
26 Oct 2018 13 Sep 2019 55c 55c 100% πŸ˜„
26 Oct 2018 14 Jun 2019 55c 55c 100% πŸ˜„
26 Oct 2018 14 Mar 2019 55c 55c 100% πŸ˜„
19 Aug 2018 14 Jun 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
19 Aug 2018 14 Dec 2018 49c 55c 94% 😊
29 Jul 2018 13 Sep 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
29 Jul 2018 14 Jun 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
01 Mar 2018 13 Mar 2020 50c 61c 90% 😊
01 Mar 2018 14 Mar 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
05 Dec 2017 14 Jun 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
05 Dec 2017 14 Mar 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
05 Dec 2017 14 Dec 2018 49c 55c 94% 😊
05 Dec 2017 14 Dec 2018 49c 55c 94% 😊
05 Dec 2017 13 Dec 2019 50c 61c 90% 😊
30 Oct 2017 14 Sep 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
30 Oct 2017 14 Dec 2017 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
30 Oct 2017 14 Jun 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
30 Oct 2017 14 Mar 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
17 Aug 2017 13 Sep 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
01 Jun 2017 14 Jun 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
01 Jun 2017 14 Mar 2019 49c 55c 94% 😊
01 Jun 2017 14 Dec 2018 49c 55c 94% 😊
30 Jul 2016 14 Sep 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
07 Jun 2016 14 Jun 2018 48c 48c 100% πŸ˜„
24 Jul 2015 14 Sep 2017 47c 47c 100% πŸ˜„
01 Jun 2015 13 Jun 2017 47c 47c 100% πŸ˜„
04 Sep 2014 13 Sep 2016 46c 46c 100% πŸ˜„
Average Merck & Co Inc Forecast Accuracy 97% πŸ˜ƒ

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About Merck & Co Inc

Merck & Co, is a leading global research-driven pharmaceutical products and services company. The company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of innovative products to improve human and animal health, directly and through its joint ventures. Its products, generally sold by prescription, include therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders and animal health supplies. The companys products are sold, primarily, to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organisations and other institutions. In 1917 the U.S. subsidiary Merck & Co. was expropriated from the German parent and has been an independent company ever since.

Merck & Co has had a very steady dividend for some years and has started to increase it slightly in recent years.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 152.0c
2007 152.0c 0%
2008 152.0c 0%
2009 152.0c 0%
2010 114.0c (25.0%)
2011 156.0c 36.8%
2012 169.0c 8.3%
2013 173.0c 2.4%
2014 177.0c 2.3%
2015 181.0c 2.3%
2016 185.0c 2.2%
2017 189.0c 2.2%
2018 199.0c 5.3%
2019 226.0c 13.6%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
11 Jun 2010 08 Jul 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 38c
13 Sep 2010 07 Oct 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 38c
13 Dec 2010 07 Jan 2011 2010 Final Quarterly Paid 38c
11 Mar 2011 07 Apr 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 38c
13 Jun 2011 08 Jul 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 38c
13 Sep 2011 07 Oct 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 38c
13 Dec 2011 09 Jan 2012 2011 Final Quarterly Paid 42c
13 Mar 2012 06 Apr 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
13 Jun 2012 09 Jul 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
13 Sep 2012 05 Oct 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
13 Dec 2012 08 Jan 2013 2012 Final Quarterly Paid 43c
13 Mar 2013 05 Apr 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 43c
13 Jun 2013 08 Jul 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 43c
12 Sep 2013 07 Oct 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 43c
12 Dec 2013 08 Jan 2014 2013 Final Quarterly Paid 44c
13 Mar 2014 07 Apr 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 44c
12 Jun 2014 08 Jul 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 44c
11 Sep 2014 07 Oct 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 44c
11 Dec 2014 08 Jan 2015 2014 Final Quarterly Paid 45c
12 Mar 2015 08 Apr 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 45c
11 Jun 2015 08 Jul 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 45c
11 Sep 2015 07 Oct 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 45c
11 Dec 2015 08 Jan 2016 2015 Final Quarterly Paid 46c
11 Mar 2016 07 Apr 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 46c
13 Jun 2016 08 Jul 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 46c
13 Sep 2016 07 Oct 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 46c
13 Dec 2016 09 Jan 2017 2016 Final Quarterly Paid 47c
13 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 47c
13 Jun 2017 10 Jul 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 47c
14 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 47c
14 Dec 2017 08 Jan 2018 2017 Final Quarterly Paid 48c
14 Mar 2018 06 Apr 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 48c
14 Jun 2018 09 Jul 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 48c
14 Sep 2018 05 Oct 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 48c
14 Dec 2018 08 Jan 2019 2018 Final Quarterly Paid 55c
14 Mar 2019 05 Apr 2019 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 55c
14 Jun 2019 08 Jul 2019 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 55c
13 Sep 2019 07 Oct 2019 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 55c
13 Dec 2019 08 Jan 2020 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 61c
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