Frequently Asked Questions

What is your company known as around the world?

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (the company) is known as Merck in the United States and Canada and MSD outside the United States and Canada.

On which stock exchange do you trade and what is your ticker?

The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Paris Stock Exchange under the ticker “MRK”.

Where are your corporate offices located?

The company’s principal executive offices are located at:
2000 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, NJ, USA 07033

When does the company’s fiscal year end?

The company’s fiscal year ends on December 31st of each year.

Who are the company’s independent auditors?

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Florham Park, NJ, USA

Does the company pay a dividend?

Yes. Currently the company pays a quarterly dividend of $0.47. Please visit our Dividend History page here to see our historical dividends paid.

How can I purchase shares?

Shares can be purchased through a stockbroker of your choice or by contacting our transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services.

Who is your transfer agent?

Merck Shareowner Services
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
1110 Centre Pointe Curve
Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN, USA 55120-4100

Who do I contact to request information on my account or change my account information?

Questions regarding stock holdings, certificate replacement/transfer, dividends and address changes should be directed to our transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services. You can reach them at 800-522-9114 or at their website here

https://www.wellsfargo.com/com/investments/shareowner-services/

How do I contact the company’s investor relations department?

The best way to reach the company’s investor relations department is by email at

investor_relations@merck.com

When is the company’s annual meeting of shareholders?

Typically, the company’s annual meeting is held in May, but the date is subject to change at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Do you have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)?

Yes. Please contact our transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, for more information. Contact information is provided above.