Mercer International Inc. (MERC): Price and Financial Metrics

Mercer International Inc. (MERC)

Today's Latest Price: $7.00 USD

0.09 (1.30%)

Updated Oct 19 9:50pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Industrial - Packaging

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MERC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Mercer International Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For MERC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.46% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.32, Mercer International Inc has a higher such ratio than only 11.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Mercer International Inc are LOAN, LXU, CAAP, SUNS, and AMTX.
  • Visit MERC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MERC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.00 52-week high $13.44
Prev. close $6.91 52-week low $6.06
Day low $6.81 Volume 247,900
Day high $7.10 Avg. volume 250,702
50-day MA $7.34 Dividend yield 3.76%
200-day MA $8.50 Market Cap 461.08M

Mercer International Inc. (MERC) Company Bio

Mercer International manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp worldwide. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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CIBC bullish on Mercer, sees 21% upside

CIBC analyst Hamir Patel has upgraded Mercer International ([[MERC]] +3.7%) to Outperform from Neutral with a $10 price target (21% upside) up from $9.The analyst says softwood pulp prices are showing signs of life in China and believes the company has optionality to grow its lumber platform further.Last week, Nomadic Value Investment Partners made...

Seeking Alpha | August 25, 2020

Mercer International Inc. (MERC) CEO David Gandossi on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Mercer International Inc. (MERC) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants David Ure - Chief Financial Officer David Gandossi - Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Sean Steuart - TD Securities Marcus Campeau - RBC Capital Markets Andrew Shapiro - Lawndale Capital Andrew Kuske...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 1, 2020

Mercer International Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2020 Results and Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.065

Selected Highlights * Second quarter net loss of $8.4 million * Quarterly Operating EBITDA* of $40.5 million * Cash on hand and available credit facilities provide liquidity of about $566.8 million at June 30, 2020NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) today reported second quarter 2020 Operating EBITDA decreased to $40.5 million from $70.0 million in the second quarter of 2019 and from $57.0 million in the first quarter of 2020.In the second quarter of 2020, net loss was $8.4 million (or $0.13 per share) compared to net income of $10.3 million (or $0.16 per share) in the second quarter of 2019 and a net loss of $3.4 million (or $0.05 per share) in the first quarter of 2020. In the first half of 2020, Operating EBITDA decreased ...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Mercer International Inc. to Present at Upcoming Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference

NEW YORK, July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) today announced that David M. Gandossi, President and CEO, will be presenting at the following upcoming conference: Jefferies 2020 Industrials ConferenceAugust 5-6, 2020Presentation at 3:00 PM EDT, Thursday, August 6A copy of the presentation will be posted in the “Investors - Current Documents” section on the Company’s web site ( on the morning of the event.Mercer International Inc. is a global forest products manufacturing company with operations in Germany and Canada with a consolidated annual production capacity of approximately 2.2 million tonnes of pulp and 550 million fbm of softwood lumber. To obtain further information on the company, please v...

Yahoo | July 23, 2020

Were Hedge Funds Right About Ditching Mercer International Inc. (MERC)?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, a week after the market trough. Now, we are […]

Yahoo | July 8, 2020

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MERC Price Returns

1-mo -3.25%
3-mo -9.79%
6-mo -11.56%
1-year -34.77%
3-year -44.62%
5-year -17.22%
YTD -40.85%
2019 22.64%
2018 -24.32%
2017 39.65%
2016 23.95%
2015 -24.62%

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