NASDAQ:MERC - Mercer International Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.30 -0.38 (-2.15 %) (As of 07/22/2018 10:45 AM ET)Previous Close$17.30Today's Range$17.20 - $17.6552-Week Range$10.45 - $17.95Volume257,612 shsAverage Volume202,451 shsMarket Capitalization$1.13 billionP/E Ratio13.11Dividend Yield2.89%Beta1.64 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNASDAQ:MERC CUSIPN/A Webwww.mercerint.com Phone206-674-4639 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.22 Current Ratio4.14 Quick Ratio2.92 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.11 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.17 billion Price / Sales0.96 Cash Flow$2.3961 per share Price / Cash7.22 Book Value$8.47 per share Price / Book2.04 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 Shares65,170,000Market Cap$1,127.46 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, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 26th. View Mercer International's Dividend History. How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter? Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $367.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $358.50 million. Mercer International had a return on equity of 16.63% and a net margin of 6.68%. Mercer International's revenue for the quarter was up 51.5% on a year-over-year basis. 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 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Mercer International's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Mercer International's stock price to reach $19.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Mercer International's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mercer International include ARC Resources (ARX), Cameco (CCJ), Valvoline (VVV), John Wood Group (WG), AltaGas (ALA), Whitehaven Coal (WHC), Kirkland Lake Gold (KL), Versum Materials (VSM), KAZ Minerals (KAZ), Fletcher Building (FBU), HITACHI Chem Co/ADR (HCHMY), Cabot (CBT), Worleyparsons (WOR), Lundin Mining (LUNMF) and RPC Group (RPCGF). 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? Media stories about MERC stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Mercer International's major shareholders? Mercer International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt (0.03%). 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 buying Mercer International stock? MERC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. 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 $17.30. How big of a company is Mercer International? Mercer International has a market capitalization of $1.13 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 (NASDAQ MERC)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 196 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 268 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 464MarketBeat'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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do closed-end mutual funds pay dividends?