Merck KGaA

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. In 2015, Merck generated sales of € 12.8 billion in 66 countries. Founded in 1668, Merck is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck, Darmstadt, Germany holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.
Darmstadt, DE
Size (employees)
50,967 (est)+2%
Merck KGaA is headquartered in Darmstadt, DE

Merck KGaA Office Locations

Merck KGaA has an office in Darmstadt
Darmstadt, DE (HQ)
250 Frankfurter Str.

Merck KGaA Data and Metrics

Merck KGaA Financial Metrics

Merck KGaA's revenue was reported to be €12.8 b in FY, 2015 which is a 13% increase from the previous period.
€, EUR

Revenue (FY, 2015)

12.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

8.8 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

1.1 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

1.8 b

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

48.5 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

832.2 m


57.3 b
Merck KGaA's current market capitalization is €48.5 b.
€, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


11.4 b12.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.5 b4.1 b

Gross profit

7.8 b8.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

3.6 b4 b

R&D expense

1.7 b1.7 b

General and administrative expense

608.6 m719.9 m

Operating expense total

5.9 b6.5 b

Depreciation and amortization

1.4 b1.5 b


1.8 b1.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

159.8 m291.6 m

Interest income

30.6 m32 m

Pre tax profit

1.6 b1.5 b

Income tax expense

392.2 m368 m

Net Income

1.2 b1.1 b
€, EURY, 2014Y, 2015


2.9 b832.2 m

Total Assets

26 b38 b

Total Debt

3.6 b9.6 b

Total Liabilities

14.2 b25.2 b
€, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

2.7 b2.2 b
Y, 2015


31.1 x


26.1 x

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