Zacks Rating on Mercer International (MERC)

Mercer International (MERC) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Mercer International (MERC) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 1 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 3 research analysts is 2.33, which indicates as a Buy.

Mercer International (MERC) : The most positive equity analysts on Mercer International (MERC) expects the shares to touch $13, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $10 in the short term. The company is covered by 4 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $11.13 with an expected fluctuation of $1.32 from the mean.


Shares of Mercer International Inc. rose by 3.2% in the last five trading days and 3.71% for the last 4 weeks. Mercer International Inc. has dropped 2.62% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -4.69%. Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $8.41, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $8.44 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $8.24 and closed the trading day at $8.39, in the green by 2.07%. The total traded volume for the day was 105,941. The stock had closed at $8.22 in the previous days trading.

Mercer International Inc. (Mercer) operates in the pulp industry. The Company produces bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp. It also produces pulp for resale, known as market pulp, in Germany. The Company generates and sells green energy to regional utilities. Its operations are located in Eastern Germany and Western Canada. It operates three NBSK pulp mills. The Companys wholly owned subsidiary, Rosenthal, owns and operates the Rosenthal mill, which has an annual production capacity of approximately 360,000 ADMTs and 57 MW of electrical generation. The Companys subsidiary, Stendal owns and operates the Stendal mill, which has an annual production capacity of approximately 660,000 ADMTs and 148 MW of electrical generation. The Companys wholly owned subsidiary, Celgar, owns and operates the Celgar mill, which is a NBSK pulp mill with an annual production capacity of approximately 520,000 ADMTs and 100 MW of electrical generation.

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