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

Mercer International Inc. (MERC): $13.78

0.14 (+1.03%)

POWR Rating

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  • MERC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 93.17% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MERC is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MERC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 19.12% of US stocks).

MERC Stock Summary

  • MERC's current price/earnings ratio is 3.02, which is higher than merely 4.03% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • For MERC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.2% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC is reporting a growth rate of 146.5%; that's higher than 89.27% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC are OLN, LOAN, AGRO, PFX, and ZIM.
  • Visit MERC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MERC Valuation Summary

  • MERC's EV/EBIT ratio is 3.9; this is 58.51% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • MERC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 629.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MERC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MERC 2022-11-11 0.4 1.3 3.1 3.9
MERC 2022-11-10 0.4 1.3 3.0 3.9
MERC 2022-11-09 0.4 1.2 2.9 3.8
MERC 2022-11-08 0.4 1.2 3.0 3.9
MERC 2022-11-07 0.4 1.3 3.0 3.9
MERC 2022-11-04 0.4 1.2 2.9 3.9

MERC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 60.05%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 55.78%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 76.09%.
MERC's revenue has moved up $592,427,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MERC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,216.838 340.641 301.537
2022-06-30 2,153.77 294.125 303.909
2022-03-31 1,983.276 220.736 253.952
2021-12-31 1,803.255 182.214 170.988
2021-09-30 1,682.493 170.398 83.489
2021-06-30 1,545.898 158.742 21.916

MERC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MERC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 44.12% of graded US stocks.
  • MERC's asset turnover comes in at 0.769 -- ranking 12th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • RFP, SCS, and AVY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MERC.

The table below shows MERC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.769 0.184 0.074
2021-06-30 0.722 0.133 0.041
2021-03-31 0.714 0.108 0.028
2020-12-31 0.703 0.092 0.026
2020-09-30 0.675 0.038 -0.003
2020-06-30 0.708 0.042 -0.005

MERC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MERC, see our MERC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $20.70 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

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MERC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.78 52-week high $17.50
Prev. close $13.64 52-week low $10.82
Day low $13.47 Volume 369,100
Day high $14.05 Avg. volume 408,438
50-day MA $13.58 Dividend yield 2.18%
200-day MA $14.41 Market Cap 911.78M

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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Latest MERC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MERC as an investment opportunity.

Mercer International Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the following upcoming conferences: BofA Securities 2022 Leveraged Finance ConferenceBoca Raton, Florida, November 28 to November 30, 2022Presentation at 2:50 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Credit Suisse 10th Annual Global Industrials ConferencePalm Beach, Florida, November 29 to December 2, 2022Fireside chat at 11:45 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, Decemb

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.075

Mercer International Inc. ( NASDAQ:MERC ) will pay a dividend of $0.075 on the 29th of December. This means that the...

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) insiders are undoubtedly delighted they bought last year with gains to date at US$473k

Insiders who bought Mercer International Inc. ( NASDAQ:MERC ) in the last 12 months may probably not pay attention to...

Yahoo | November 4, 2022

Mercer International Inc. Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months 2022 Results and Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.075

Selected Highlights Third quarter net income of $66.7 million and Operating EBITDA* of $140.9 millionRecord year to date net income of $227 million and Operating EBITDA* of $440.4 millionExpanded German solid wood business with the acquisition of HIT Torgau NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) today reported third quarter 2022 Operating EBITDA of $140.9 million similar to $148.1 million in the third quarter of 2021 and $145.1 million in the second

Yahoo | October 27, 2022

Can Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is...

Yahoo | October 21, 2022

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MERC Price Returns

1-mo 7.57%
3-mo -14.07%
6-mo -12.00%
1-year 24.17%
3-year 23.93%
5-year 19.22%
YTD 16.95%
2021 18.30%
2020 -12.80%
2019 22.63%
2018 -24.32%
2017 39.65%

MERC Dividends

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