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

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$13.97 -0.33 (-2.31 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.30
Today's Range$13.93 - $14.31
52-Week Range$9.36 - $19.14
Volume284,000 shs
Average Volume482,050 shs
Market Capitalization$917.14 million
P/E Ratio7.16
Dividend Yield3.50%
Beta1.85
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 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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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$3.3744 per share
Book Value$8.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$128.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,210
Market Cap$917.14 million
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 27th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Wednesday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 26th. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 14th. The basic materials company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $412.25 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $395.77 million. Mercer International had a net margin of 8.82% and a return on equity of 22.62%. The company's revenue was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.64 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, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

How can I listen to Mercer International's earnings call?

Mercer International will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8882410326.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Mercer International's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's share price to reach $20.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.5% 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 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 headlines about MERC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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), Barnes Group (B), Caterpillar (CAT), Hecla Mining (HL), Teck Resources (TECK), Mercer International (MERC.U), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Ford Motor (F) and SandRidge Permian Trust (PER).

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, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, CFO & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.97.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $917.14 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  334 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  584
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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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