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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.21
MERC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. MERC: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MERC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 3.56
Current: 0.21
0.03
3.56
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
MERC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MERC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MERC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.34
0.1
0.74
Debt-to-Equity 1.56
MERC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
89% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. MERC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
MERC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.06 Max: 7.57
Current: 1.56
0.06
7.57
Interest Coverage 2.43
MERC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. MERC: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MERC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.07
Current: 2.43
0.2
3.07
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.97
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
8.32%
7.33%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating Margin % 13.02
MERC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. MERC: 13.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MERC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.07  Med: 10.89 Max: 18.52
Current: 13.02
-2.07
18.52
Net Margin % 3.86
MERC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
52% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. MERC: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MERC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.06  Med: 3.4 Max: 9.63
Current: 3.86
-10.06
9.63
ROE % 9.33
MERC's ROE % is ranked higher than
61% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. MERC: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MERC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.68  Med: 9.26 Max: 46.79
Current: 9.33
-43.68
46.79
ROA % 3.12
MERC's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MERC: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MERC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.81  Med: 2.39 Max: 7.93
Current: 3.12
-5.81
7.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.37
MERC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. MERC: 12.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MERC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 11.22 Max: 15.64
Current: 12.37
-1.63
15.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.90
MERC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MERC: -9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MERC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 4.2 Max: 72.2
Current: -9.9
-19
72.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.00
MERC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. MERC: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MERC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.8  Med: 8 Max: 80.4
Current: 6
-43.8
80.4
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Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products    NAICS: 322110    SIC: 2611
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Traded in other countries:MERC.U.Canada, AEZ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Mercer International Inc operates in the pulp business and its operations are located in Germany and Western Canada. The Company is a producer of market northern bleached softwood kraft, or NBSK, pulp in the world.

Mercer International Inc is a Washington corporation, and was incorporated on July 1, 1968. The Company operates in the pulp business and is the producer of market northern bleached softwood kraft, or NBSK, pulp. The Company is kraft pulp producer, and the producer of pulp for resale, known as market pulp in Germany. Its operations are located in Eastern Germany and Western Canada. The Company operates three NBSK pulp mills with a consolidated annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million ADMTs of NBSK pulp and 305 MW of electrical generation. The Company has three operating segments, the individual pulp mills that are aggregated into one reportable business segment, market pulp. The Company manufactures and sells NBSK pulp produced from wood chips and pulp logs. It's pulp production mills includes, Rosenthal, Celgar and Stendal. Rosenthal mill is located near Blankenstein and produces approximately 360,000 ADMTs annually. Stendal mill is located near the town of Stendal, about 130 kilometers west of Berlin. Stendal's annual production capacity is approximately 660,000 ADMTs. Celgar is situated near the city of Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada and produces approximately 520,000 ADMTs annually. It serves customers in Europe, Asia, and North America. It's sales and marketing group handles sales to approximately 190 customers. NBSK pulp competitors are located in Northern Europe and Canada and include Canfor Pulp, Metsa Fibre, Sodra Cell and Asia Pulp and Paper.

Top Ranked Articles about Mercer International Inc

Mercer International Inc. to Present at Upcoming TD Securities 2017 Forest Products Forum
Mercer International Inc. to Present at Upcoming Jefferies 2017 Industrials Conference
Mercer International Inc. Announces Conference Call for Second Quarter 2017 Results
Mercer International Inc. to Present at Upcoming Barclays 2017 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
Peter Kellogg Invests in Mercer International Insider buys 15,000 shares
Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) insider and 10% owner Peter Kellogg purchased 15,000 shares for $11.45 per share on April 13. The purchases were made in three transactions according to SEC filings. Read more...
Mercer International Inc. Announces Conference Call for First Quarter 2017 Results
Mercer International Inc. Announces Acquisition of Sawmill and Bio-Mass Power Plant and Completion of Secured €70 Million Revolving Credit Facility
Mercer International Inc. Completes Private Add-On Offering of $25 Million of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC), (TSX:MERC.U) (the "Company") today announced that it has completed its previously announced private offering of $25.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.500% senior notes due 2024 (the "Additional Notes").  The Additional Notes were issued as additional notes under the indenture dated February 3, 2017, pursuant to which the Company previously issued $225.0 million aggregate principal of 6.500% senior notes due 2024.
The Additional Notes were issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount, plus accrued interest from February 3, 2017.  The net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, will be used to finance the Company's proposed acquisition of substantially all of the assets comprising a sawmill and bio-mass power plant located near Friesau, Germany and for general working capital purposes, which was previously announced by the Company on February 21, 2017. The Additional Notes were sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act").  The Additional Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption form, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Additional Notes in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company.  The preceding includes forward looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause our actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. In particular, statements about our plans or intentions regarding the intended use of proceeds of the Additional Notes and our proposed acquisition are forward-looking statements and may not necessarily occur. Among those factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are the following:  uncertainties to the timing of completion of our proposed acquisition, including our ability to obtain requisite consents and approvals or otherwise satisfy the conditions to complete the proposed acquisition, the highly cyclical nature of our business, raw material costs, our level of indebtedness, competition, foreign exchange and interest rate fluctuations, expenditures for capital projects, environmental regulation and compliance, disruptions to our production, market conditions and other risk factors listed from time to time in our SEC reports.
APPROVED BY:

Jimmy S.H. Lee
Executive Chairman
(604) 684-1099

David M. Gandossi
Chief Executive Officer
(604) 684-1099

Read more...
Mercer International Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Add-On Offering of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its previously announced offering of $25.0 million aggregate principal amount of 6.500% senior notes due 2024 (the "Additional Notes"). The Additional Notes are being offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The Additional Notes are being issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount, plus accrued interest, if any, from February 3, 2017. The net proceeds from the offering, along with cash on hand, will be used to finance the Company's acquisition of substantially all of the assets comprising a sawmill and bio-mass power plant located near Friesau, Germany and for general working capital purposes. The Additional Notes are being offered as additional notes under the indenture, dated as of February 3, 2017, pursuant to which the Company previously issued $225 million aggregate principal amount of 6.500% senior notes due 2024 (the "Existing Notes").  The Additional Notes will have the same CUSIP number as, and are expected to be fully fungible with, rank equally with and form a single series with, the Existing Notes.  The offering of the Additional Notes is expected to close on or around March 27, 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Additional Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Additional Notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.  Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. The preceding contains "forward looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws and is intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding preliminary estimated financial results, the Company's intentions regarding the consummation of the offering of Additional Notes, the intended use of proceeds and the Company's proposed acquisition. "Forward looking statements" involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. These statements are based on the Company's management's estimates and assumptions with respect to future events, which include uncertainty as to its ability to consummate the offering of Additional Notes or complete its proposed acquisition, which estimates are believed to be reasonable, though inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. A discussion of factors that could cause actual results to vary is included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
APPROVED BY:

Jimmy S.H. Lee
Executive Chairman
(604) 684-1099

David M. Gandossi, FCPA, FCA
Chief Executive Officer
(604) 684-1099

Read more...
Mercer International Inc. Announces Proposed Add-On Offering of $25 Million of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) (the "Company") today announced that it intends to offer for sale (the "Offering") $25.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2024 (the "Additional Notes").  The Additional Notes will be issued as additional notes under the indenture dated February 3, 2017, pursuant to which the Company previously issued $225.0 million aggregate principal of 6.500% senior notes due 2024 (the "Existing Notes").  The Additional Notes will have the same CUSIP number as, and are expected to be fully fungible with, rank equally with and form a single series with, the Existing Notes.
The net proceeds of the Offering, along with cash on hand, will be used to finance the Company's acquisition of substantially all of the assets comprising a sawmill and bio-mass power plant located near Friesau, Germany and for general working capital purposes. The Additional Notes will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Additional Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Additional Notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. The preceding contains "forward looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws and is intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding preliminary estimated financial results, the Company's intentions regarding the consummation of the Offering, the intended use of proceeds and the Company's proposed acquisition. "Forward looking statements" involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. These statements are based on the Company's management's estimates and assumptions with respect to future events, which include uncertainty as to its ability to consummate the Offering or complete its proposed acquisition, which estimates are believed to be reasonable, though inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. A discussion of factors that could cause actual results to vary is included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
APPROVED BY:

Jimmy S.H. Lee
Executive Chairman
(604) 684-1099

David M. Gandossi, FCPA, FCA
Chief Executive Officer
(604) 684-1099

Read more...

Ratios

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PE Ratio 18.65
MERC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. MERC: 18.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MERC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 8.09 Max: 70.31
Current: 18.65
2.56
70.31
Forward PE Ratio 12.77
MERC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. MERC: 12.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.65
MERC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. MERC: 18.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MERC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 7.98 Max: 70.31
Current: 18.65
2.56
70.31
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.21
MERC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
62% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. MERC: 12.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MERC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 8.66 Max: 177.41
Current: 12.21
2.05
177.41
PB Ratio 1.60
MERC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. MERC: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MERC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.91
Current: 1.6
0.07
2.91
PS Ratio 0.73
MERC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. MERC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MERC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.73
0.01
0.88
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.52
MERC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. MERC: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MERC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 8.88 Max: 165.26
Current: 8.52
2.18
165.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.29
MERC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. MERC: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MERC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 5.32 Max: 17.85
Current: 5.29
1.35
17.85
EV-to-EBIT 10.87
MERC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.54 vs. MERC: 10.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MERC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.5  Med: 8.85 Max: 31.2
Current: 10.87
-85.5
31.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.54
MERC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9.64 vs. MERC: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MERC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88  Med: 6.1 Max: 19.3
Current: 6.54
-88
19.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.29
MERC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
53% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MERC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
MERC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.29
0.9
2.2
Shiller PE Ratio 77.34
MERC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 28.93 vs. MERC: 77.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MERC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.3  Med: 60.09 Max: 118.75
Current: 77.34
20.3
118.75
Current Ratio 3.33
MERC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. MERC: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MERC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.59
Current: 3.33
0.58
4.59
Quick Ratio 2.31
MERC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MERC: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MERC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.31
0.38
3.31
Days Inventory 64.52
MERC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 68.14 vs. MERC: 64.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MERC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.38  Med: 57.34 Max: 64.77
Current: 64.52
46.38
64.77
Days Sales Outstanding 65.81
MERC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 49.72 vs. MERC: 65.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MERC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.2  Med: 41.98 Max: 65.81
Current: 65.81
38.2
65.81
Days Payable 21.43
MERC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 51.36 vs. MERC: 21.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MERC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.59  Med: 17.64 Max: 23.31
Current: 21.43
8.59
23.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 4.18
MERC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. MERC: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MERC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.01 Max: 5.96
Current: 4.18
1
5.96
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.78
MERC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. MERC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MERC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.78
0.2
0.85
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.22
MERC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MERC: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.22
MERC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
71% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. MERC: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MERC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.01 Max: 5.96
Current: 4.22
1
5.96
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.00
MERC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. MERC: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MERC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: -4.9 Max: 0.5
Current: -5
-27.5
0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.71
MERC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. MERC: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MERC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.71
0.12
2.9
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.82
MERC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MERC: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MERC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.97 Max: 48.9
Current: 0.82
0.46
48.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.91
MERC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. MERC: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MERC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.5 Max: 15.22
Current: 1.91
0.06
15.22
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.65
MERC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. MERC: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MERC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.41 Max: 3.86
Current: 3.65
0.28
3.86
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.19
MERC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. MERC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MERC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.59 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.19
0.32
2.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.20
MERC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. MERC: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MERC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 10 Max: 20.7
Current: 9.2
-12
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.86
MERC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9.13 vs. MERC: 13.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MERC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -881.3  Med: 2.6 Max: 14.1
Current: 13.86
-881.3
14.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $985.60
EPS (TTM) $ 0.59
Beta1.62
Short Percentage of Float0.64%
52-Week Range $7.60 - 12.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)65.02

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.93 0.85 1.07
EPS without NRI ($) 0.93 0.85 1.07
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Mercer International Inc. Announces Proposed Add-On Offering of $25 Million of Senior Notes Mar 16 2017 

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