If You Invested $1000 In This Stock 5 Years Ago, You Would Have $2,000 Today

Merck & Co MRK has outperformed the market over the past 5 years by 6.07% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 15.25%. Currently, Merck & Co has a market capitalization of $269.84 billion.

Buying $1000 In MRK: If an investor had bought $1000 of MRK stock 5 years ago, it would be worth $2,013.66 today based on a price of $106.43 for MRK at the time of writing.

Merck & Co's Performance Over Last 5 Years

Finally -- what's the point of all this? The key insight to take from this article is to note how much of a difference compounded returns can make in your cash growth over a period of time.

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