Two Stocks To Ponder On: Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) closed at $75.08 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.41%, whereas, it previously closed at $73.31. The company has a market capitalization of $202.03 Billion. The company traded shares of 18.52 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 9.55 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) produced diluted EPS of 2.21. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 4.71 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.05. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 29.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 4.71% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 9.54% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -1.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is at 34.05 while the forward p/e is at 15.95. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) stands at 4.84 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 6.19. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 1393.28. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) are reported at 1 and 1.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) stands at 1.8, 4.6 and 8.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is reported at 41.73 Billion with income of 5.95 Billion. The outstanding shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) are 2.69 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 75.9 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.04 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -34.6% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 79.12. The 52 week high of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is placed at 74.49 and 52 week low is standing at 52.83.

Performance wise the shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) rose up 2% for the week, it also rise 3.79% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 13.76%. The shares increase 29.31% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) grew 35.06% for the yearly performance.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) closed at $29.86 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.3%, whereas, it previously closed at $29.95. The company has a market capitalization of $29.2 Billion. The company traded shares of 18.34 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 11.36 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) produced diluted EPS of 2.25. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.57 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.68. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -69.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.57% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 11.57% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -0.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is at 13.27 while the forward p/e is at 11.62. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stands at 2.79 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.2. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 17.18. The quick ratio and the current ratio of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) are reported at 1.7 and 1.7 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stands at -3.4, -11.2 and 11 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is reported at 10.48 Billion with income of 2.27 Billion. The outstanding shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) are 977.95 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 87.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.06 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -9.38% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 37.01. The 52 week high of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is placed at 46.99 and 52 week low is standing at 26.36.

Performance wise the shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) rose up 2.86% for the week, it also fell -10.28% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -12.56%. The shares decrease -22.44% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shrinked -20.18% for the yearly performance.