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But earnings climbed 1% to 85 cents a share for its third straight quarter of gains.
Over the duration of the second quarter the Vanguard Health Care Fund purchased added four new stocks to its holdings.
Mid-session the European Union agreed to impose new sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the fighting in Ukraine, with measures to prevent Russian banks from accessing European capital markets or taking loans from their European peers, as well as restrictions on access to sensitive technology and equipment for the oil industry.
Good day everyone, and welcome to Merck's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on home prices and consumer sentiment.
Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
Merck Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results * Second-Quarter 2014 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.85, Excluding Certain Items, and GAAP EPS of $0.68 * 2014 Full-Year Non-GAAP EPS Target of $3.43 to $3.53, Excluding Potential Venezuelan Bolivar Devaluation and Certain Other Items; 2014 Full-Year GAAP EPS Target of $4.44 to $4.77 * 2014 Full-Year ... (more)
Even though Merck doesn't plan an international marriage to cut its tax bill, its shares are rallying today on solid results in the latest quarter.
A big one-time gain and a tax benefit helped drugmaker Merck & Co. more than double second-quarter profit, improve its profit forecast and top analysts' expectations.
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The Whitehouse Station, New Jersey-based company said net income increased to $2 billion, or 68 cents per share, from $906 million, or 30 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Merck & Co ., Inc .
Management has not lost focus. Merck has a plan to attack and grow its share in immuno-oncologyand entering/dominating the hepatitis C and vaccines market.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 05:14 pm
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