NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.85 -0.17 (-1.54 %) (As of 12/19/2018 04:12 AM ET)Previous Close$11.02Today's Range$10.82 - $11.5752-Week Range$10.82 - $19.14Volume159,500 shsAverage Volume231,250 shsMarket Capitalization$741.34 millionP/E Ratio5.92Dividend Yield4.40%Beta1.5 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. Receive MERC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MERC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pulp mills Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNASDAQ:MERC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.mercerint.com Phone206-674-4639 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.29 Current Ratio3.88 Quick Ratio2.57 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio5.92 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.17 billion Price / Sales0.61 Cash Flow$2.2842 per share Price / Cash Flow4.75 Book Value$8.47 per share Price / Book1.28 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$70.48 million Net Margins9.06% Return on Equity22.34% Return on Assets7.96% Miscellaneous Employees1,840 Outstanding Shares65,200,000Market Cap$741.34 million OptionableOptionable 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, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 12th. View Mercer International's Dividend History. How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter? Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.11. The basic materials company had revenue of $331.06 million for the quarter. Mercer International had a return on equity of 22.34% and a net margin of 9.06%. 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, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International. What price target have analysts set for MERC? 4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $22.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 108.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mercer International. Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about MERC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Mercer International's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mercer International include Allegheny Technologies (ATI), VEDA RESO/PAR VTG FPD 0.1 (VDNRF), Sappi (SPPJY), ACERINOX SA/ADR (ANIOY), Gold Fields (GFI), Univar (UNVR), Cabot (CBT), Balchem (BCPC), Quaker Chemical (KWR), Sensient Technologies (SXT), Domtar (UFS), Victrex (VTXPF), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), UBE INDUSTRIES/ADR (UBEOY) and APERAM/SH N Y REGISTRY SH (APEMY). 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, Sr. VP of Fin. & Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Wolfram Ridder, VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 56)Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Group Controller for Europe (Age 60) 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 Walthausen & Co. LLC (1.25%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.47%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.29%), Matarin Capital Management LLC (0.24%) and Marshall Wace North America L.P. (0.14%). 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 major investors are selling Mercer International stock? MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Nordea Investment Management AB and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Mercer International company stock in the last year include David M Gandossi, Eric Lauritzen, James Shepherd, Jimmy S H Lee and Nancy Orr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercer International. Which major investors are buying Mercer International stock? MERC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, Matarin Capital Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Marshall Wace LLP, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. 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 $10.85. How big of a company is Mercer International? Mercer International has a market capitalization of $741.34 million and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. Mercer International employs 1,840 workers across the globe. What is Mercer International's official website? The official website for Mercer International is http://www.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 ( )Outperform Votes: 229 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 307 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 536MarketBeat'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. 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