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Reuters Company Research Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) 15 Mar 2007 Performance Rating: Neutral 1997 2007 Share Price Summary Overview Percent Price Change MRK S&P 500 Close Price on 3/15/07. ........................................ $43.19 Float (mil). ....................................................... 2,157.000 Year to Date. ................................ -0.94. .......... -1.83 Absolute Price Change on 3/15/07. .......................... -0.08 10 Day Average Volume (mil). ................................ 10.883 One Year. .................................... 22.42. ........... 6.66 Percent Change. ................................................... -0.18% 1 Day Volume Change on 3/15/07. ...................... -18.19% Two Years. .................................. 36.25. ......... 17.19 Off 52-Week High. ................................................ -7.22% Market Capitalization (mil). ................................... $93,721 Three Years. ................................ -4.26. ......... 25.35 Over 52-Week Low. ............................................. 31.88% TTM Price/Earnings. ................................................ 21.31 Five Years. ................................. -27.72. ......... 19.39 Beta. ...................................................................... 0.844 Price/Earnings Current Fiscal Year Estimate. ............. 16.31 Ten Years. ................................... -2.26. ......... 75.53 Table of Contents Reuters Rating . ...................................... 2 Getting Acquainted . ................................ 3 Significant Developments . ....................... 4 Significant Developments continued . ....... 5 Share Price Trends . ................................ 6 General Sentiment . ................................. 7 Stock Price Rationale . ............................. 8 Expectations and Credibility . .................... 9 Footprints of Success . .......................... 10 REUTERS COMPANY REPORT DISCLAIMER This research report is provided for informational purposes only and on the condition that it will not form the sole basis for any investment decision. Reference to any company is not a recommendation to buy or sell the shares of such company. The information used for, or presented in, this report has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but Reuters makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of such information. This report in intended only for users in the United States. Reuters has no obligation to update, modify or amend this report or to otherwise notify a reader thereof in the event that any matter stated herein becomes inaccurate. Reuters and/or its affiliates/investors may hold securities positions in the companies discussed in this report and may frequently trade in such positions. Such investments may be inconsistent with the quantitative analysis provided in this report. This report was generated using a proprietary quantitative model that leverages widely accepted statistical methods and financial concepts to rank and rate a universe of more than 4700 US companies and US-listed ADRs with a market capitalization greater than $50mm based on a series of financial attributes. These ratings are not intended as an indication of how an individual's investment will perform. As used in this report, "Outperform" designates the companies that rank in the top 30% of companies covered by Reuters, "Neutral" designates the middle 40%, and the bottom 30% are designated "Underperform" . All ratings are relative to the universe of companies covered by Reuters and not to any specific benchmark. © Reuters 2004. All rights reserved. This report may not be reproduced, modified, distributed or published without the prior written authorization of Reuters. Reuters and the sphere logo are the trademarks or registered trademarks of the Reuters Group of companies around the world.
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Reuters Composite Rating We cannot guarantee that each stock will perform in accordance with its rank. But we do believe that over the long term, stocks rated Outperform (30% of all stocks we rate) will, in the aggregate, outperform stocks rated Neutral (40% of all stocks we rate), and that stocks rated Neutral will, in the
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