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Mercer International Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.20 (+1.76 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.55
50-Day Range
MA: $10.05
52-Week Range
Now: $11.55
Volume362,300 shs
Average Volume370,620 shs
Market Capitalization$760.78 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.29%
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 in 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 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 sells its pulp to tissue, specialty paper, and printing and writing paper 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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Overall MarketRank

1.49 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

128th out of 651 stocks

Pulp Mills Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pulp mills
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MERC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$1.90 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share


Net Income$-9,640,000.00


Market Cap$760.78 million
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
+0.20 (+1.76 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mercer International's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MERC shares have increased by 59.8% and is now trading at $11.55.
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Is Mercer International a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercer International in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Mercer International stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Mercer International?

Wall Street analysts have given Mercer International a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Mercer International wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.23. The basic materials company earned $333.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $362.34 million. Mercer International had a negative return on equity of 14.04% and a negative net margin of 5.68%. Mercer International's quarterly revenue was down 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.02 earnings per share.
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How often does Mercer International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercer International?

Mercer International declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 22nd.
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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 2.29%.
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What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.50. On average, they expect Mercer International's share price to reach $10.10 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.6%.
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Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 548,700 shares, a drop of 31.3% from the December 15th total of 799,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 247,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 (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).

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee, Exec. Chairman (Age 64, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $597.44k)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $668.16k)
  • Mr. Christoph Grewe-Franze, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian Merwin, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Co-Managing Director of Mercer Rosenthal & Group Controller for Europe (Age 63)
  • Ms. Genevieve Stannus, Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Richard George Short, VP & Controller (Age 53)
  • Mr. André Listemann, Managing Director of Mercer Stendal

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace and Martha A M Morfitt.
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Which institutional investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sowell Financial Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alan C Wallace, and Martha A M Morfitt.
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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.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.55.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $760.78 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 2,325 workers across the globe.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is 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.

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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