Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 27 points (+0.2%) at 14,553 as of Thursday, Mar 28, 2013, 1:35 p.m. ET. During this time, 251.7 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 616.2 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,706 issues advancing vs. 1,221 declining with 137 unchanged.
- You can view the full Merck Ratings Report.