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Mercer International Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.05 (-0.61 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.19
50-Day Range
MA: $7.18
52-Week Range
Now: $8.19
Volume148,503 shs
Average Volume244,535 shs
Market Capitalization$539.46 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.16%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.82 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pulp mills
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MERC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$2.30 per share
Book Value$8.36 per share


Net Income$-9,640,000.00


Market Cap$539.46 million
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
-0.05 (-0.61 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MERC stock has increased by 13.3% and is now trading at $8.19.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Mercer International?

5 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Mercer International?

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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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.23. The basic materials company had revenue of $333.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $362.34 million. Mercer International had a negative net margin of 5.68% and a negative return on equity of 14.04%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company 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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.17%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 22nd.
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What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Mercer International's share price to reach $9.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 916,100 shares, an increase of 29.9% from the October 15th total of 705,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 238,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the 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 63, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. David M. Gandossi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. David K. Ure, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Sec. (Age 53, Pay $597.44k)
  • Mr. Adolf Koppensteiner, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59, Pay $668.16k)
  • Mr. Christoph Grewe-Franze, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian Merwin, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Leonhard Nossol, Co-Managing Director of Mercer Rosenthal & Group Controller for Europe (Age 62)
  • Ms. Genevieve Stannus, Treasurer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Richard George Short, VP & Controller (Age 52)
  • 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 shareholders include Walthausen & Co. LLC (0.42%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.15%) and State of Tennessee Treasury Department (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 selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, and State of Tennessee Treasury Department.
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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 California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 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 $8.19.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $539.46 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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