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NASDAQ:MERC

Mercer International Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.97
+0.14 (+1.09%)
(As of 06/24/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.70
$13.21
50-Day Range
$12.83
$16.63
52-Week Range
$9.51
$17.17
Volume
212,032 shs
Average Volume
311,480 shs
Market Capitalization
$857.73 million
P/E Ratio
3.40
Dividend Yield
2.34%
Price Target
$17.63
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MERC Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

64th out of 242 stocks

Pulp Mills Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC)

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, the company manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, it produces NBSK pulp primarily from wood chips, pulp logs, and sawlogs; carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral bio-fuels, such as black liquor and wood waste; and tall oil for use as a chemical additive and green energy source. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty paper, and printing and writing paper, and other manufacturers; and lumber products to distributors, construction firms, secondary manufacturers, retail yards, and home centers. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pulp mills
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MERC
Employees
2,415
Year Founded
1968

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/6 Dividend
3/29/2022
Dividend Payable
4/06/2022
Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Today
6/24/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/7 Dividend
6/28/2022
Dividend Payable
7/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$17.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$19.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$15.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+35.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.5
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$170.99 million
Pretax Margin
18.41%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.80 billion
Cash Flow
$4.80 per share
Book Value
$10.51 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
63,288,000
Market Cap
$857.73 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.41

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Mercer International Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mercer International stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Mercer International stock.
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What is Mercer International's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Mercer International's shares. Their MERC stock forecasts range from $15.00 to $19.00. On average, they predict Mercer International's share price to reach $17.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Mercer International's stock performed in 2022?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $11.99 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MERC stock has increased by 8.2% and is now trading at $12.97.
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When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.25. The basic materials company earned $592.74 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $532.10 million. Mercer International had a net margin of 12.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.70%. The firm's revenue was up 43.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.45 EPS.
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How often does Mercer International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercer International?

Mercer International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, July 7th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 28th.
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Is Mercer International a good dividend stock?

Mercer International(NASDAQ:MERC) pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.34%. Mercer International does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Mercer International is 7.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Mercer International will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.96% next year. This indicates that Mercer International will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee B.Sc., Exec. Chairman (Age 65, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 55, Pay $788.15k)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61, Pay $868.03k)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi F.C.A., FCPA, Advisor (Age 64, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. Juan Carlos Bueno, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Christoph Grewe-Franze, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian Merwin, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Guy Arguin, Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Roger Ashfield, Managing Director of Mercer Peace River
  • Bill Adams, VP of Sustainability & Innovation

What is Jimmy S. H. Lee's approval rating as Mercer International's CEO?

1 employees have rated Mercer International CEO Jimmy S. H. Lee on Glassdoor.com. Jimmy S. H. Lee has an approval rating of 100% among Mercer International's employees. This puts Jimmy S. H. Lee in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Mercer International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mercer International investors own include Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Hecla Mining (HL), Barnes Group (B), Caterpillar (CAT), Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Teck Resources (TECK), CVS Health (CVS), Ford Motor (F) and Domtar (UFS).

What is Mercer International's stock symbol?

Mercer International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MERC."

Who are Mercer International's major shareholders?

Mercer International's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Walthausen & Co. LLC (0.57%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.52%), BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.15%), Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.11%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.10%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace, Alice Laberge, Eric Xavier Heine, Martha A M Morfitt and Peter R Kellogg.
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Which institutional investors are selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Simplex Trading LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Quantbot Technologies LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Walleye Trading LLC, and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alice Laberge, and Peter R Kellogg.
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How do I buy shares of Mercer International?

Shares of MERC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.97.

How much money does Mercer International make?

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) has a market capitalization of $857.73 million and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $170.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.819990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mercer International have?

Mercer International employs 2,415 workers across the globe.

When was Mercer International founded?

Mercer International was founded in 1968.

How can I contact Mercer International?

Mercer International's mailing address is 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168. The official website for Mercer International is mercerint.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (604) 684-1099 or via fax at 604-684-1094.

This page (NASDAQ:MERC) was last updated on 6/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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