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

$10.10
-0.22 (-2.13 %)
(As of 02/25/2020 01:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$9.75
Now: $10.10
$10.14
50-Day Range
$10.10
MA: $11.47
$13.28
52-Week Range
$9.56
Now: $10.10
$17.74
Volume331,987 shs
Average Volume300,910 shs
Market Capitalization$662.85 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.33%
Beta1.63
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$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$1.81 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,640,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,210
Market Cap$662.85 million
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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, February 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.138 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 24th. This is a boost from Mercer International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The basic materials company reported ($1.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.63) by $0.41. The basic materials company earned $331.17 million during the quarter. Mercer International had a negative return on equity of 0.81% and a negative net margin of 0.59%. 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, May 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.50 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $13.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mercer International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercer International?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 4 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 been trending neutral on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Mercer International.

Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,350,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the January 15th total of 1,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 236,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.7 days. Currently, 3.4% 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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Teck Resources (TECK), Ford Motor (F), Domtar (UFS), AT&T (T) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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 shareholders include LSV Asset Management (1.52%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (0.91%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.73%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.60%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.18%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace, Eric Lauritzen, James Shepherd, Martha A M Morfitt and Nancy Orr. 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 LSV Asset Management, Arizona State Retirement System, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercer International.

Which major investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., New York State Teachers Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers, Advisors Preferred LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alan C Wallace and Martha A M Morfitt. 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 $10.10.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $662.85 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 2,210 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:  303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  727
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 2/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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