NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$14.93
-0.22 (-1.45 %)
(As of 06/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$14.92
Now: $14.93
$15.54
50-Day Range
$14.05
MA: $15.47
$17.58
52-Week Range
$9.36
Now: $14.93
$19.14
Volume237,044 shs
Average Volume446,359 shs
Market Capitalization$980.17 million
P/E Ratio7.62
Dividend Yield3.30%
Beta1.7
Mercer International Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It produces NBSK pulp primarily from wood chips and pulp logs; 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pulp mills
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MERC
CUSIPN/A
Phone206-674-4639

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.46 billion
Cash Flow$3.3778 per share
Book Value$8.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$128.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,210
Market Cap$980.17 million
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercer International's stock symbol?

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

How often does Mercer International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercer International?

Mercer International announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 24th will be given a dividend of $0.1375 per share on Wednesday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 21st. This is a boost from Mercer International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.06. The basic materials company had revenue of $484 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $476.87 million. Mercer International had a return on equity of 26.76% and a net margin of 9.82%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 31.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.82 EPS. View Mercer International's Earnings History.

When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Mercer International's stock. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Mercer International's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mercer International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercer International?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mercer International.

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MERC stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Mercer International.

Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,120,100 shares, a decrease of 22.4% from the April 15th total of 1,442,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 325,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 3.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View Mercer International's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Mercer International's key competitors?

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 (CHK), Hecla Mining (HL), Barnes Group (B), Caterpillar (CAT), Teck Resources (TECK), Mercer International (MERC.U), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Ford Motor (F) and SandRidge Permian Trust (PER).

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee, Exec. Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, CFO & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. André Listemann, Managing Director of Fin. & Admin. - Stendal

Who are Mercer International's major shareholders?

Mercer International's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Iat Reinsurance Co. LTD. (24.89%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (1.35%), Systematic Financial Management LP (0.48%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.21%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.19%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.18%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include David M Gandossi, Eric Lauritzen, James Shepherd, Jimmy S H Lee, Nancy Orr and Peter R Kellogg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mercer International.

Which major investors are selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Iat Reinsurance Co. LTD., Opus Capital Group LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, California Public Employees Retirement System and Walthausen & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercer International.

Which major investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers, Comerica Bank, Systematic Financial Management LP, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercer International.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.93.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $980.17 million and generates $1.46 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $128.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.96 on an earnings per share basis. Mercer International employs 2,210 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Mercer International.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is http://www.mercerint.com/.

How can I contact Mercer International?

Mercer International's mailing address is 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 206-674-4639.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mercer International (NASDAQ MERC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  350 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  611
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This page was last updated on 6/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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