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


Mercer International Inc. (MERC)

Today's Latest Price: $11.35 USD

0.43 (-3.65%)

Updated Jan 27 2:29pm

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Ranked of 22 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; 87.92% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Mercer International Inc is higher than it is for about 95.63% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.57, Mercer International Inc has a higher such ratio than only 14.22% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MERC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SUNS, LOAN, NOVA, AMTX, and VEDL.
  • Visit MERC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.mercerint.com.

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MERC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.35 52-week high $12.55
Prev. close $11.78 52-week low $5.77
Day low $11.12 Volume 97,327
Day high $11.53 Avg. volume 316,344
50-day MA $9.99 Dividend yield 2.21%
200-day MA $8.30 Market Cap 747.60M

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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Mercer International Inc. Announces Conference Call for Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International (NASDAQ: MERC) will release its fourth quarter results for the period ended December 31, 2020 on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, after the close of the market. David M. Gandossi, President and Chief Executive Officer and David K. Ure, Senior Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, will be hosting a conference call on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 10:00 am ET to discuss the results. The call can be accessed by dialing one of the following: North America: (888) 241-0326International: (647) 427-3411 Conference ID: 7625056 Listeners can also access the conference call live over the Internet by clicking on or copying and pasting the following link into their web browser: https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p...

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

Mercer International Inc. Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes and the Conditional Full Redemption of Its Outstanding 7.375% Senior Notes Due 2025

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) (the "Company") today announced the upsizing and pricing of its private offering of $875 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due February 1, 2029 (the "2029 Notes"). The size of the offering was increased from the previously announced offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2029 Notes to $875 million aggregate principal amount of 2029 Notes. The 2029 Notes are being issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount. The net proceeds of the offering will be used by the Company to refinance all $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 6.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") pursuant to its previously announced tender offer for, or any subsequent ...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Mercer International Inc. -- Moody's rates Mercer's new senior unsecured notes Ba3; outlook stable

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") assigned a Ba3 rating to Mercer International Inc.'s (Mercer) proposed $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2029. Mercer intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to refinance the 6.5% $250 million senior unsecured notes due 2024, a portion of the 7.375% $550 million senior unsecured notes due 2025 and cover fees and expenses.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Mercer International Inc. Announces Plans to Issue $500 Million of Senior Notes in Private Offering to Refinance Its Senior Notes Due 2024 and 2025

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) (the "Company") today announced that it intends to offer for sale (the "Offering") $500.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2029 (the "2029 Notes"). The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to finance the previously announced offer to purchase (the "Tender Offer") or any subsequent redemption of all $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 6.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and the partial redemption of its 7.375% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes").The Tender Offer is scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 21, 2021 (the "Expiration Time"), unless extended or earlier terminated. The consideration to be paid for each...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Mercer International Inc. Commences Tender Offer for its 6.500% Senior Notes Due 2024

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer"), for any and all of its outstanding 6.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Tender Offer is made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase and related Notice of Guaranteed Delivery which set forth the terms and conditions of the Tender Offer.The Offer to Purchase more fully sets forth the terms of the Tender Offer. The Notes and other information relating to the Tender Offer are listed in the table below: CUSIPPrincipal Amount   NotesNumberOutstandingIssuerConsideration 6.500% Senior Notes due 2024588056AU5$250,000,000Mercer International Inc.US$1,018.35(1)                         (1)      Per US$1,000 principal amount o...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

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MERC Price Returns

1-mo 12.82%
3-mo 83.43%
6-mo 54.98%
1-year 1.16%
3-year -11.31%
5-year 91.02%
YTD 10.73%
2020 -12.80%
2019 22.64%
2018 -24.32%
2017 39.65%
2016 23.95%

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