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

$12.44
+0.06 (+0.48 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$12.15
Now: $12.44
$12.44
50-Day Range
$11.82
MA: $12.45
$13.16
52-Week Range
$9.36
Now: $12.44
$17.74
Volume291,892 shs
Average Volume174,825 shs
Market Capitalization$816.44 million
P/E Ratio6.35
Dividend Yield4.46%
Beta1.59
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$3.47 per share
Book Value$8.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$128.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,210
Market Cap$816.44 million
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (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 Thursday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.1375 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 11th. This is a positive change from Mercer International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.04. The basic materials company earned $383.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $398.57 million. Mercer International had a return on equity of 17.72% and a net margin of 6.34%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.63 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, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $12.50 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's stock price to reach $15.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mercer International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercer International?

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

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MERC stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a coverage optimism score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,930,000 shares, a decrease of 19.6% from the October 31st total of 2,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 248,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.8 days. Currently, 4.8% 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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Mercer International (MERC.U), Domtar (UFS) and Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF).

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. (25.11%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.74%), Systematic Financial Management LP (0.51%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.18%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.12%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include David M Gandossi, Eric Lauritzen, James Shepherd, Jimmy S H Lee, Martha A M Morfitt, 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Systematic Financial Management LP, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Comerica Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercer International.

Which major investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Iat Reinsurance Co. LTD., Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc, California Public Employees Retirement System, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, James Investment Research Inc. and Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Martha A M Morfitt and Peter R Kellogg. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.44.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $816.44 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://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:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  691
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mercer International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MERC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MERC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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