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NASDAQ:MERCMercer International Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.38
+0.48 (+5.39 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 02:22 PM ET)
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$8.73
Now: $9.38
$9.39
50-Day Range
$7.52
MA: $8.31
$9.62
52-Week Range
$6.42
Now: $9.38
$15.84
Volume7,010 shs
Average Volume221,440 shs
Market Capitalization$617.20 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.74%
Beta1.74
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.71 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$2.13 per share
Book Value$8.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,640,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,325
Market Cap$617.20 million
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mercer International's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Mercer International's stock was trading at $7.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MERC shares have increased by 29.7% and is now trading at $9.38. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Mercer International.

When is Mercer International's next earnings date?

Mercer International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Mercer International.

How were Mercer International's earnings last quarter?

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.03. The basic materials company had revenue of $350.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $383.99 million. Mercer International had a negative net margin of 4.34% and a negative return on equity of 10.64%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 27.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.79 earnings per share. View Mercer International's earnings history.

How often does Mercer International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercer International?

Mercer International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, July 7th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 24th. View Mercer International's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MERC?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Mercer International's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Mercer International's stock price to reach $11.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Mercer International.

Has Mercer International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MERC stock have been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Mercer International earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutMercer International.

Are investors shorting Mercer International?

Mercer International saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 835,800 shares, a drop of 10.8% from the April 30th total of 937,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 289,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold. 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), AT&T (T), Domtar (UFS) and Ring Energy (REI).

Who are Mercer International's key executives?

Mercer International's management team includes the following 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

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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.66%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.60%), Matarin Capital Management LLC (0.31%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.11%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.08%) and Comerica Bank (0.06%). Company insiders that own Mercer International stock include Alan C Wallace, James Shepherd and Martha A M Morfitt. View institutional ownership trends for Mercer International.

Which institutional investors are selling Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. View insider buying and selling activity for Mercer International.

Which institutional investors are buying Mercer International stock?

MERC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matarin Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Rhumbline Advisers, and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have bought Mercer International stock in the last two years include Alan C Wallace, and Martha A M Morfitt. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercer International's stock price today?

One share of MERC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.38.

How big of a company is Mercer International?

Mercer International has a market capitalization of $617.20 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 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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