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

Mercer International Inc. (MERC): $9.38

0.19 (+2.07%)

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MERC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.38 52-week high $17.50
Prev. close $9.19 52-week low $8.38
Day low $9.20 Volume 664,000
Day high $9.40 Avg. volume 457,171
50-day MA $9.29 Dividend yield 3.35%
200-day MA $11.88 Market Cap 623.12M

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  • Value is the dimension where MERC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 63.05% of US stocks.
  • MERC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • MERC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.13% of US stocks).

MERC Stock Summary

  • MERC's current price/earnings ratio is 4.67, which is higher than just 10.28% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC is higher than it is for about 93.5% of US stocks.
  • MERC's price/sales ratio is 0.27; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 9.42% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MERC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GFL, AGRO, RYAM, CCK, and AZZ.
  • MERC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC's official web site, go to

MERC Valuation Summary

  • MERC's price/sales ratio is 0.3; this is 82.35% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MERC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 4725.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MERC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MERC 2023-05-17 0.3 0.7 4.7 6.3
MERC 2023-05-16 0.3 0.7 4.8 6.3
MERC 2023-05-15 0.3 0.7 4.7 6.3
MERC 2023-05-12 0.3 0.7 4.7 6.3
MERC 2023-05-11 0.3 0.7 4.7 6.3
MERC 2023-05-10 0.3 0.7 4.8 6.3

MERC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 3310.52%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 43.34%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -280.08%.
Over the past 15 months, MERC's revenue has gone up $598,444,000.

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
2022-12-31 2,280.937 360.66 247.039
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

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)

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 (MERC) Receives Court Approval to Acquire Structurlam

Mercer International (MERC) gets bankruptcy court approval to acquire Structurlam Mass Timber. The acquisition is set to boost its product offering.

Yahoo | May 31, 2023

Mercer gets bankruptcy court OK to buy Structurlam Mass Timber assets for $81M

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC-3% post-market Tuesday after saying it received bankruptcy court approval for the acquisition of assets of Structurlam Mass Timber Corp., including production facilities in Arkansas and British Columbia, for $81.1M.

The Conway, Ark., plant has an annual capacity of ~75K cm and can produce both glued laminated timber and cross-laminated ...

Seeking Alpha | May 30, 2023

Mercer International Inc. Receives Court Sales Order Approval to Acquire Structurlam Mass Timber Assets

Selected Highlights: Mercer to acquire substantially all of Structurlam's assets, including its state-of-the-art mass timber facility in Conway, Arkansas, cementing Mercer's position as a leading mass timber provider in North America.The proposed acquisition will materially increase Mercer's cross-laminated timber capacity to approx. 210,000 m3 of CLT and add 45,000 m3 of glulam production capacity.The addition of glulam capability will expand Mercer's product offering and enhance its ability to

Yahoo | May 30, 2023

Mercer International Inc. Releases 2022 Sustainability Report

NEW YORK, May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (“Mercer” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: MERC) -- a global forest and bioproducts company, today announced the release of its annual sustainability report. The Mercer “Fit for Future” 2022 Sustainability Report (the “Report”) highlights the Company's progress and builds upon the insights gained from its 2021 inaugural report. The Report goes beyond meeting regulatory requirements, aiming to resonate with customers, communities, inv

Yahoo | May 30, 2023

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.075

Mercer International Inc. ( NASDAQ:MERC ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.075 per share on the 6th of...

Yahoo | May 24, 2023

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MERC Price Returns

1-mo 1.41%
3-mo -9.53%
6-mo -21.50%
1-year -41.42%
3-year -2.83%
5-year -34.66%
YTD -18.78%
2022 -0.59%
2021 18.30%
2020 -12.80%
2019 22.64%
2018 -24.32%

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