Merck to Hold Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on February 2
January 3, 2017 6:45 am ET
Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada,
will hold its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 sales and earnings
conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m.
EST on Thursday, Feb. 2. During the call, company executives will
provide an overview of Merck’s performance for the quarter and year.
Investors, journalists and the general public may access a live audio
webcast of the call on Merck’s website at http://investors.merck.com/investors/webcasts-and-presentations/default.aspx.
A replay of the webcast, along with the sales and earnings news release
and supplemental financial disclosures, will be available at www.merck.com.
Institutional investors and analysts can participate in the call by
dialing (706) 758-9927 or (877) 381-5782 and using ID code number
32136167. Members of the media are invited to monitor the call by
dialing (706) 758-9928 or (800) 399-7917 and using ID code number
32136167. Journalists who wish to ask questions are requested to contact
a member of Merck’s Media Relations team at the conclusion of the call.
For more than 125 years, Merck has been a global health care leader
working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the
United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines,
biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers
and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health
solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to
health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.
For more information, visit www.merck.com
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Forward-Looking Statement of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA
This news release of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (the
“company”) includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon the current beliefs
and expectations of the company’s management and are subject to
significant risks and uncertainties. If underlying assumptions prove
inaccurate or risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results may
differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.
Risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to, general industry
conditions and competition; general economic factors, including interest
rate and currency exchange rate fluctuations; the impact of
pharmaceutical industry regulation and health care legislation in the
United States and internationally; global trends toward health care cost
containment; technological advances, new products and patents attained
by competitors; challenges inherent in new product development,
including obtaining regulatory approval; the company’s ability to
accurately predict future market conditions; manufacturing difficulties
or delays; financial instability of international economies and
sovereign risk; dependence on the effectiveness of the company’s patents
and other protections for innovative products; and the exposure to
litigation, including patent litigation, and/or regulatory actions.
The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any
forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise. Additional factors that could cause results
to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking
statements can be found in the company’s 2015 Annual Report on Form 10-K
and the company’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) available at the SEC’s Internet site (www.sec.gov).
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