Mercer International Company Profile (NASDAQ:MERC)

About Mercer International

Mercer International logoMercer International Inc. is engaged in producing (northern bleached softwood kraft) NBSK pulp. The Company operates in the pulp industry and produces pulp for resale, known as market pulp, in Germany. It also produces and sells tall oil, which is used as both a chemical additive and as a green energy source. The Company operates over two mills in Eastern Germany and approximately one mill in Western Canada. The Company's NBSK pulp mills include Rosenthal mill, which is located in the town of Blankenstein, Germany, approximately 300 kilometers south of Berlin; Stendal Mill, which is located near the town of Stendal, Germany, approximately 130 kilometers west of Berlin, and Celgar Mill, which is located near the city of Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, over 600 kilometers east of Vancouver. The Company's NBSK pulp mills has an annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million air-dried metric tons (ADMTs) of NBSK pulp and generates over 305 megawatts (MW) of electricity.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Paper & Paper Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MERC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.47
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $8.60
  • 52-Week Range: $5.95 - $11.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.46
  • P/E Growth: -1.11
  • Market Cap: $547.63M
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,655,000
  • Beta: 1.53
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.10%
  • Return on Equity: 12.44%
  • Return on Assets: 4.12%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.57%
  • Current Ratio: 3.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.40%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $12.55 (48.17% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$15.00View Rating Details
5/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$13.75View Rating Details
4/29/2016TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Hold$10.50 -> $10.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Standpoint ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$12.00View Rating Details
3/1/2016CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform$12.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformView Rating Details
1/13/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
5/8/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$14.30 -> $17.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016        
7/28/2016Q2$0.05($0.07)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2016Q4$0.23$0.33$216.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.29$0.37$276.09 million$270.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.20$0.25$270.10 million$266.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.34$0.21$284.17 million$257.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.30$0.05$302.94 million$282.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.17$1.37$297.30 million$277.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014$0.11$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$0.12$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.06($0.18)$265.00 million$258.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.01$0.05$27.90 million$32.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312($0.10)($0.21)$189.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.64 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20161$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q3 20161$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q4 20161$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q1 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q2 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
Annual Dividend:$0.46
Dividend Yield:5.43%
Payout Ratio:59.74% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
71.88% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.68% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/29/2016quarterly$0.125.83%9/22/20169/26/201610/4/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.125.48%6/23/20166/27/20167/7/2016
2/16/2016quarterly$0.125.98%3/23/20163/28/20164/5/2016
10/30/2015Quarterly$0.1212/23/201512/28/20151/5/2016
7/30/2015$0.129/24/20159/28/201510/5/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 57.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/18/2016Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy700,000$8.00$5,600,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy100,000$7.97$797,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy100,000$6.47$647,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy150,000$14.03$2,104,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Genevieve StannusTreasurerSell5,000$14.07$70,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Eric Xavier HeineVPSell20,000$14.41$288,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015David Michael CooperVPSell3,090$14.42$44,557.80View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015David Michael CooperVPSell15,566$13.86$215,744.76View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Eric Xavier HeineVPSell21,740$13.54$294,359.60View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy18,600$10.10$187,860.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy61,400$10.16$623,824.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy16,100$9.83$158,263.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy31,000$9.97$309,070.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Genevieve StannusTreasurerSell2,000$10.34$20,680.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy31,000$9.94$308,140.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy38,000$10.00$380,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy31,700$11.23$355,991.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy31,300$11.01$344,613.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy147,000$10.48$1,540,560.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy222,427$9.68$2,153,093.36View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy36,600$9.46$346,236.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy74,000$9.42$697,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy73,000$9.33$681,090.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy88,000$8.92$784,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy70,000$8.47$592,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Wolfram RidderVPSell10,000$9.92$99,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Wolfram RidderVPSell5,600$9.77$54,712.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Richard George ShortInsiderBuy2,000$6.30$12,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Keith PurchaseDirectorBuy5,000$6.32$31,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy58,750$7.48$439,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2012Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy11,800$7.15$84,370.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2012Peter R KelloggMajor ShareholderBuy322,000$6.26$2,015,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012Graeme WittsDirectorBuy28,849$5.98$172,517.02View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Graeme WittsDirectorBuy21,151$5.92$125,213.92View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)
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www.capitalcube.com - September 29 at 11:13 AM
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