NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$17.30 -0.38 (-2.15 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 07:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$17.6750
Today's Range$17.20 - $17.65
52-Week Range$10.45 - $17.95
Volume258,264 shs
Average Volume205,178 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio13.11
Dividend Yield2.89%
Beta1.64
Mercer International logoMercer 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 papers, printing and writing paper, and other manufacturers; and wood 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pulp mills
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNASDAQ:MERC
CUSIPN/A
Phone206-674-4639

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.22
Current Ratio4.14
Quick Ratio2.92

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.11
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.17 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash Flow$2.3961 per share
Price / Cash7.22
Book Value$8.47 per share
Price / Book2.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$70.48 million
Net Margins6.68%
Return on Equity16.63%
Return on Assets5.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,840
Outstanding Shares65,170,000
Market Cap$1,127.45

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 4th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 27th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 26th. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $367.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $358.50 million. Mercer International had a net margin of 6.68% and a return on equity of 16.63%. Mercer International's quarterly revenue was up 51.5% on a year-over-year basis. 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $19.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Mercer International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercer International?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Mercer International's key competitors?

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee, Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, CFO & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Wolfram Ridder, VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Group Controller for Europe (Age 60)

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MERC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.73 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Mercer International's major shareholders?

Mercer International's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt (0.03%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include David M Gandossi, Eric Lauritzen, James Shepherd, Jimmy S H Lee, Nancy Orr and Peter R Kellogg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mercer International.

Which institutional investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.30.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. Mercer International employs 1,840 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 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:  196 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  464
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This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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