Form 4 Karachun Rita A

Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2019-02-27 18:55:12
Submitted: 2019-02-27
Period Ending In: 2019-02-25

SEC FORM 4

SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Karachun Rita A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
MERCK & CO., INC.
2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD

(Street)
KENILWORTH NJ 07033

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Merck & Co., Inc. [ MRK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Sr. VP Fince-Global Controller
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/25/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/25/2019 A 2,330(1) A $80.38 18,504.972(2) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Distrubtion of net after tax shares of common stock on satisfaction of performance criteria for performance share units granted on 3/31/16. Performance shares were paid out at 126 percent of target awards. Includes dividends accured over the three-year performance period ending December 31, 2018.
2. Holdings include shares acquired in dividend reinvestment transactions.
Faye C. Brown as Attorney-in-Fact for Rita A. Karachun 02/27/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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Schema Version:
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Document Type:
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Period Of Report:
2019-02-25

Issuer

Issuer Cik
0000310158
Issuer Name
Merck & Co., Inc.
Issuer Trading Symbol
MRK

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001601572
Rpt Owner Name
Karachun Rita A

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
MERCK & CO., INC.
Rpt Owner Street2
2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD
Rpt Owner City
KENILWORTH
Rpt Owner State
NJ
Rpt Owner Zip Code
07033

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Officer
1
Officer Title
Sr. VP Fince-Global Controller

Non Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2019-02-25

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
A
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares

Value
2330.0000
@attributes Id
F1
Transaction Price Per Share
80.3800
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
A

Shares Owned Following Transaction

Value
18504.9720
@attributes Id
F2
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Footnote

0
Distrubtion of net after tax shares of common stock on satisfaction of performance criteria for performance share units granted on 3/31/16. Performance shares were paid out at 126 percent of target awards. Includes dividends accured over the three-year performance period ending December 31, 2018.
1
Holdings include shares acquired in dividend reinvestment transactions.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
Faye C. Brown as Attorney-in-Fact for Rita A. Karachun
Signature Date
2019-02-27
Additional Files
FileSequenceDescriptionTypeSize
0001225208-19-003895.txt   Complete submission text file   4876
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