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NASDAQ:MERC

Mercer International - MERC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.12
-0.02 (-0.16%)
(As of 12/9/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.02
$12.57
50-Day Range
$12.12
$14.66
52-Week Range
$10.82
$17.50
Volume
707,032 shs
Average Volume
412,667 shs
Market Capitalization
$801.94 million
P/E Ratio
2.68
Dividend Yield
2.47%
Price Target
$20.00

Mercer International MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
58.8% Upside
$19.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.51mentions of Mercer International in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-18.75%
From $3.84 to $3.12 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.42 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

53rd out of 163 stocks

Pulp Mills Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Stock

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, the company manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, it 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. The company 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. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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MERC Stock News Headlines

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MERC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/5 Dividend
9/27/2022
Dividend Payable
10/05/2022
Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Today
12/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/20/2022
Dividend Payable
12/29/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/16/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pulp mills
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MERC
Employees
2,415
Year Founded
1968

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$19.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$24.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$14.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+65.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$170.99 million
Pretax Margin
19.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.80 billion
Cash Flow
$4.42 per share
Book Value
$10.51 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
63,322,000
Market Cap
$801.94 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.46

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee B.Sc. (Age 65)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $1.48M
  • Mr. David K. Ure (Age 55)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Sec.
    Comp: $788.15k
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner (Age 61)
    Chief Operating Officer of Pulp Products
    Comp: $868.03k
  • Mr. Juan Carlos Bueno (Age 54)
    CEO, Pres & Director
  • Mr. Christoph Grewe-Franze
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian Merwin (Age 48)
    VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Guy Arguin
    Chief HR Officer
  • Dr. Carsten Merforth
    Chief Operating Officer of Wood Products
  • Mr. Wolfgang Beck
    Sr. VP of Global Wood Sourcing
  • Mr. Roger Ashfield
    Managing Director of Mercer Peace River













MERC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mercer International stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MERC shares.
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What is Mercer International's stock price forecast for 2023?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Mercer International's stock. Their MERC share price forecasts range from $14.00 to $24.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $19.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 58.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have MERC shares performed in 2022?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $11.99 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MERC shares have increased by 1.1% and is now trading at $12.12.
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When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 16th 2023.
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How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 27th. The basic materials company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $532.81 million for the quarter. Mercer International had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.10% and a net margin of 13.60%.

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

Mercer International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 21st will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, December 29th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 20th.
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Is Mercer International a good dividend stock?

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 6.62%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MERC will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.62% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Jimmy S. H. Lee's approval rating as Mercer International's CEO?

1 employees have rated Mercer International Chief Executive Officer Jimmy S. H. Lee on Glassdoor.com. Jimmy S. H. Lee has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Jimmy S. H. Lee in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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."

Who are Mercer International's major shareholders?

Mercer International's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.54%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.44%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.08%), Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC (0.07%) and Mackenzie Financial Corp (0.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan C Wallace, Alice Laberge, Eric Xavier Heine, Keith Purchase, Peter R Kellogg and Rainer Rettig.
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How do I buy shares of Mercer International?

Shares of MERC stock 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 $12.12.

How much money does Mercer International make?

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) has a market capitalization of $801.98 million and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $170.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.53 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mercer International have?

The company employs 2,415 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Mercer International?

Mercer International's mailing address is 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168. The official website for the company is mercerint.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (604) 684-1099 or via fax at 604-684-1094.

This page (NASDAQ:MERC) was last updated on 12/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff