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Mercer International Inc. (MERC)

Stock Price: $8.24 USD -0.39 (-4.52%)
Updated November 27, 1:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 542.75M
Revenue (ttm) 1.36B
Net Income (ttm) -76.98M
Shares Out 65.87M
EPS (ttm) -1.17
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 1,666.67
Dividend $0.26
Dividend Yield 3.16%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 27
Last Price $8.24
Previous Close $8.63
Change ($) -0.39
Change (%) -4.52%
Day's Open 8.62
Day's Range 8.14 - 8.63
Day's Volume 83,771
52-Week Range 5.77 - 13.44

More Stats

Market Cap 542.75M
Enterprise Value 1.37B
Earnings Date (est) Feb 18, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 28, 2020
Shares Outstanding 65.87M
Float 40.10M
EPS (basic) -1.18
EPS (diluted) -1.17
FCF / Share -0.48
Dividend $0.26
Dividend Yield 3.16%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 861,558
Short Ratio 3.92
Short % of Float 2.15%
Beta 1.83
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 1,666.67
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 0.40
PB Ratio 1.03
Revenue 1.36B
Operating Income -17.99M
Net Income -76.98M
Free Cash Flow -31.73M
Net Cash -828.28M
Net Cash / Share -12.57
Gross Margin 20.94%
Operating Margin -1.33%
Profit Margin -5.70%
FCF Margin -2.34%
ROA -0.55%
ROE -13.48%
ROIC -0.30%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (5)

Buy 3
Overweight 1
Hold 1
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(14.08% upside)
Current: $8.24
Target: 9.40
*Average 12-month price target from 5 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth11.44%24.68%25.5%-9.83%-12.08%7.97%1.46%-14.32%7.5%-
Gross Profit15832921816021221089.24112209259
Operating Income84.0026816911516616231.6663.02155216
Net Income-9.6412970.4834.9475.50113-26.38-15.6769.70111
Shares Outstanding65.6365.2065.0264.6964.5064.2755.8555.8255.7842.03
Earnings Per Share-0.151.961.080.541.171.81-0.47-
EPS Growth-81.48%100%-53.85%-35.36%----38.19%-
Dividend Per Share0.540.500.470.460.23-----
Dividend Growth7.6%6.38%2.17%100%------
Operating Cash Flow24423714214115914536.3359.12155117
Capital Expenditures-133-87.61-59.69-42.53-46.54-34.61-45.71-47.20-51.49-47.79
Free Cash Flow11214982.2398.26113110-9.3811.9110369.59
Cash & Equivalents35124046114110963.46148137151127
Total Debt1,1301,0669866446506899999569611,072
Net Cash / Debt-778-826-526-503-541-626-851-819-810-945
Book Value550581551379383439359389389304
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Mercer International Inc.
Country Canada
Employees 2,325
CEO David M. Gandossi

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol MERC
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Paper & Paper Products
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: MERC
IPO Date April 20, 1987


Mercer International, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, the company manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, 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 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.