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NASDAQ:MERC

Mercer International Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.28
+0.42 (+3.87%)
(As of 12/2/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$10.87
$11.28
50-Day Range
$10.17
$12.32
52-Week Range
$8.80
$18.14
Volume
230,302 shs
Average Volume
277,585 shs
Market Capitalization
$744.91 million
P/E Ratio
9.02
Dividend Yield
2.39%
Beta
1.76
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About Mercer International

Mercer International, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of pulp. It operates through Pulp and Wood Products segments. The Pulp segment consists of the manufacture, sales, and distribution of NBSK pulp, electricity, and other by-products at three pulp mills. The Wood Products segment involves in manufacture, sales, and distribution of lumber, electricity and other wood residuals at the Friesau Facility. The company was founded on July 1, 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Headlines

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) Short Interest Update
November 29, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Recap: Mercer International Q3 Earnings
October 29, 2021 |  benzinga.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pulp mills
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MERC
Employees
2,375
Year Founded
1968

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.42 billion
Cash Flow
$1.72 per share
Book Value
$9.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$-17.24 million
Pretax Margin
7.79%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
63,264,000
Market Cap
$744.91 million
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
9/28/2021
Dividend Payable
10/06/2021
Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Today
12/03/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/15/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

48th out of 223 stocks

Pulp Mills Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mercer International a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Mercer International stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MERC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Mercer International's stock 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 (WHO). Since then, MERC stock has increased by 56.0% and is now trading at $11.28.
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Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 448,700 shares, a decline of 52.8% from the October 31st total of 950,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 304,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 15th 2022.
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How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.04. The basic materials company earned $469.75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $507.13 million. Mercer International had a net margin of 4.96% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.91%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 41.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.11 EPS.
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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 Thursday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Thursday, December 30th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 21st.
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Is Mercer International a good dividend stock?

Mercer International pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.39%. Mercer International does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Mercer International is 20.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Mercer International will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.54% next year. This indicates that Mercer International will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the following people:
  • David M. Gandossi, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer
  • David K. Ure, CFO, Secretary, CAO & Senior Vice President
  • Christoph Grewe-Franze, Chief Information Officer
  • Richard George Short, Vice President & Controller

What is Jimmy S. H. Lee's approval rating as Mercer International's CEO?

1 employees have rated Mercer International CEO Jimmy S. H. Lee on Glassdoor.com. Jimmy S. H. Lee has an approval rating of 100% among Mercer International'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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vancity Investment Management Ltd (0.72%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.65%), Merrion Investment Management Co LLC (0.64%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.60%), Tudor Investment Corp Et Al (0.06%) and Comerica Bank (0.06%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace, Alice Laberge, Eric Xavier Heine and Peter R Kellogg.
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Which institutional investors are selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, Comerica Bank, Vancity Investment Management Ltd, and Keeley Teton Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, California State Teachers Retirement System, Merrion Investment Management Co LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alan C Wallace, Alice Laberge, and Peter R Kellogg.
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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 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 $11.28.

How much money does Mercer International make?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $744.91 million and generates $1.42 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-17.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mercer International have?

Mercer International employs 2,375 workers across the globe.

When was Mercer International founded?

Mercer International was founded in 1968.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is mercerint.com.

Where are Mercer International's headquarters?

Mercer International is headquartered at 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168.

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 (604) 684-1099 or via fax at 604-684-1094.


This page was last updated on 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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