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NASDAQ:MERCMercer International Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.02
+0.37 (+4.84 %)
(As of 07/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$7.58
Now: $8.02
$8.06
50-Day Range
$7.54
MA: $8.37
$10.33
52-Week Range
$6.42
Now: $8.02
$13.68
Volume187,400 shs
Average Volume268,120 shs
Market Capitalization$527.72 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.24%
Beta1.75
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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$1.85 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,640,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,325
Market Cap$527.72 million
Next Earnings Date7/30/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MERC stock has increased by 10.9% and is now trading at $8.02. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Mercer International.

When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 30th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Mercer International.

How can I listen to Mercer International's earnings call?

Mercer International will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 30th 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $350.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $383.99 million. Mercer International had a negative net margin of 4.34% and a negative return on equity of 10.64%. Mercer International's revenue for the quarter was down 27.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. View Mercer International's earnings history.

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

Mercer International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, July 7th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 24th. View Mercer International's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $10.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Mercer International.

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MERC stock have trended very negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a news impact score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines 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 impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Mercer International.

Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, an increase of 82.8% from the June 15th total of 727,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 250,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 3.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Teck Resources (TECK), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Domtar (UFS) and Ring Energy (REI).

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."

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 $8.02.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $527.72 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 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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