NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$16.75 +0.05 (+0.30 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 11:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.70
Today's Range$16.60 - $16.85
52-Week Range$10.45 - $17.60
Volume4,186 shs
Average Volume198,838 shs
Market Capitalization$1.05 billion
P/E Ratio12.20
Dividend Yield3.11%
Beta1.67
Mercer International logoMercer 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.22
Current Ratio4.14
Quick Ratio2.92

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.20
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.17 billion
Price / Sales0.93
Cash Flow$2.4926 per share
Price / Cash6.72
Book Value$8.47 per share
Price / Book1.98

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$70.48 million
Net Margins6.68%
Return on Equity16.63%
Return on Assets5.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,840
Outstanding Shares65,170,000

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, May 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 27th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 26th. View Mercer International's Dividend History.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $367.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $358.50 million. Mercer International had a net margin of 6.68% and a return on equity of 16.63%. The business's revenue was up 51.5% compared to the same quarter last year. 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mercer International.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Mercer International's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Mercer International's stock price to reach $17.3333 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Mercer International.

Who are some of Mercer International's key competitors?

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 & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Wolfram Ridder, VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Group Controller for Europe (Age 60)

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MERC stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.84 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Mercer International's major shareholders?

Mercer International's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.54%), Aegis Financial Corp (0.32%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.27%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (0.25%), Opus Capital Group LLC (0.25%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.16%). 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 California Public Employees Retirement System, Aegis Financial Corp and Keeley Teton Advisors LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Opus Capital Group LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $16.80.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. Mercer International employs 1,840 workers across the globe.

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 (MERC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  443
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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