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Holding the Dow back today was Merck (NYSE: MRK), which lagged the broader Dow index with a 63-cent decline (-1.1%) bringing the stock to $58.85. Volume for Merck ended the day at 7.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 8.3 million shares.buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
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