Mercer International Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.21 (+1.33 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.00
50-Day Range
MA: $15.12
52-Week Range
Now: $16.00
Volume298,271 shs
Average Volume294,755 shs
Market Capitalization$1.05 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.65%
Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. The company also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, it manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, the company 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. It 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. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pulp mills
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MERC
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$2.60 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share


Net Income$-9,640,000.00


Market Cap$1.05 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Sees Strong Trading Volume
April 7, 2021 |
Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) Short Interest Update
April 2, 2021 |
Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Shares Gap Down to $14.54
March 30, 2021 |
Here's what Wall Street expects from Mercer International's earnings report
February 14, 2021 |
Mercer International Inc. Announces Upsizing and...
January 14, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.66 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

129th out of 851 stocks

Pulp Mills Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.21 (+1.33 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mercer International a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Mercer International stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Mercer International?

Wall Street analysts have given Mercer International a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Mercer International wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 231,600 shares, a decrease of 63.3% from the March 15th total of 630,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 288,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Currently, 0.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Mercer International's earnings call?

Mercer International will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 16th. The basic materials company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.25. The basic materials company had revenue of $398.20 million for the quarter. Mercer International had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.04% and a negative net margin of 5.68%.
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How has Mercer International's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MERC shares have increased by 121.3% and is now trading at $16.00.
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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 Tuesday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Wednesday, April 7th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 30th.
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Is Mercer International a good dividend stock?

Mercer International pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%.
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What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $16.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price.
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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 64, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi F.C.A., FCPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $597.44k)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $668.16k)
  • Mr. Christoph Grewe-Franze, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian Merwin, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Co-Managing Director of Mercer Rosenthal & Group Controller for Europe (Age 63)
  • Ms. Genevieve Stannus, VP & Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Richard George Short, VP & Controller (Age 53)
  • Mr. André Listemann, Managing Director of Mercer Stendal

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 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.

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 (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."

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 $16.00.

How much money does Mercer International make?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion and generates $1.62 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-9,640,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.08) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mercer International have?

Mercer International employs 2,375 workers across the globe.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is

Where are Mercer International's headquarters?

Mercer International is headquartered at 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by Staff
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