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Merck Then and Now

December 11, 2001 Update

Dec 11, 2001 June 1, 2000
Price/Share $60.70 $72.44
Sales, millions 46625 34029
Sales / Employee, thousands 673 546
Net Margin, % 15 18
Return on Equity, % 47 50
Return on Assets, % 16 17
Current Ratio 1.1 1.4
LT Liab / Liab+Equity, % 36 44
Earnings/Share (Estimated) 3.44 3.07
Price/Book 9 14
Price/Sales 3.0 5.0
Price/ Estimated Earnings 18 24

All values are based on information in Morningstar Quicktake Reports.

The estimated values of P/E are for the latest fiscal year listed by Morningstar.

See the complete reports for MRK to verify the accuracy of values summarized in the above table.







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