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NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.25
+0.47 (+3.68 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 08:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
$12.88
Now: $13.25
$13.25
50-Day Range
$11.66
MA: $12.26
$13.25
52-Week Range
$10.57
Now: $13.25
$17.74
Volume299,035 shs
Average Volume275,797 shs
Market Capitalization$869.60 million
P/E Ratio8.08
Dividend Yield4.32%
Beta1.56
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.46 billion
Cash Flow$3.58 per share
Book Value$8.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$128.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,210
Market Cap$869.60 million
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.1375 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 11th. This is an increase from Mercer International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.04. The basic materials company had revenue of $383.54 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $398.57 million. Mercer International had a return on equity of 17.72% and a net margin of 6.34%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.63 earnings per share. 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 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.50 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $15.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% 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 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Mercer International.

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MERC stock have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Mercer International.

Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,520,000 shares, a decline of 18.3% from the December 15th total of 1,860,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 228,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.7 days. Currently, 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Mercer International's Current Options Chain.

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 (CHK), Hecla Mining (HL), Barnes Group (B), Caterpillar (CAT), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Teck Resources (TECK), Ford Motor (F), Domtar (UFS), Mercer International (MERC.U) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee, Exec. Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, CFO & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. André Listemann, Managing Director of Fin. & Admin. - Stendal

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.25.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $869.60 million and generates $1.46 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $128.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.96 on an earnings per share basis. Mercer International employs 2,210 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Mercer International.

What is Mercer International's official website?

The official website for Mercer International is http://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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  407 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  704
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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