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NASDAQ:MERCMercer International Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.05
-0.13 (-1.59 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.00
Now: $8.05
$8.21
50-Day Range
$7.11
MA: $7.80
$8.12
52-Week Range
$6.42
Now: $8.05
$13.62
Volume117,092 shs
Average Volume250,047 shs
Market Capitalization$530.24 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.18%
Beta1.69
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. The company also generates and sells green energy produced from bio-mass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, it manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty paper, and printing and writing paper 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$1.97 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,640,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,325
Market Cap$530.24 million
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$8.05
-0.13 (-1.59 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mercer International's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MERC shares have increased by 11.3% and is now trading at $8.05.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Mercer International?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, October 29th 2020.
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How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The basic materials company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $341.20 million for the quarter. Mercer International had a negative return on equity of 14.97% and a negative net margin of 5.92%.
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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 Monday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, October 6th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 28th.
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What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Mercer International's share price to reach $10.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MERC stock have been trending positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a daily sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles 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 company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, an increase of 82.8% from the May 31st total of 727,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 250,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 3.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Hecla Mining (HL), Barnes Group (B), Caterpillar (CAT), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Teck Resources (TECK) and CVS Health (CVS).

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the following 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

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.65%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.14%), Comerica Bank (0.07%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace and Martha A M Morfitt.
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Which major investors are selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alan C Wallace, and Martha A M Morfitt.
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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 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 $8.05.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $530.24 million 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. Mercer International employs 2,325 workers across the globe.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is 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.

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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