Mercer International - MERC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $20.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 68.70 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$12.30
▼ -0.02 (-0.16%)

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Analyst Price Target for MERC

Analyst Price Target is $20.75
▲ +68.70% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Mercer International in the last 3 months. The average price target is $20.75, with a high forecast of $24.00 and a low forecast of $18.00. The average price target represents a 68.70% upside from the last price of $12.30.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Mercer International. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
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4/9/2021
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7/8/2021
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10/6/2021
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1/4/2022
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4/4/2022
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7/3/2022
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9/1/2022
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  • 3 buy ratings
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10/1/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/2/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$17.00 ➝ $20.00Low
8/2/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$16.50 ➝ $18.00Low
7/26/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$19.00 ➝ $21.00Low
7/25/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$20.00 ➝ $24.00Low
7/25/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$15.00 ➝ $16.50Low
7/6/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$19.00 ➝ $20.00N/A
7/6/2022Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$18.50 ➝ $19.00N/A
6/23/2022TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$17.00 ➝ $15.00Low
5/2/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$15.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
5/2/2022Raymond JamesSet TargetOutperform$19.00Medium
4/26/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$16.50 ➝ $19.00Low
4/21/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$16.00 ➝ $18.50Medium
2/23/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$12.50 ➝ $16.00Medium
2/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $16.00High
2/18/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $16.50Low
1/31/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Outperform$8.00 ➝ $15.00High
1/31/2022Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$15.00High
1/10/2022Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$12.50High
11/1/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$13.00 ➝ $12.50High
11/1/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Underperform$10.00 ➝ $8.00High
10/31/2021Raymond JamesSet TargetOutperform$15.00High
10/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$15.50 ➝ $12.50Medium
10/25/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$18.00 ➝ $15.00Low
9/29/2021Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$21.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
8/3/2021TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$14.50 ➝ $13.50Low
8/2/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$15.00 ➝ $13.00Medium
7/30/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$21.50Medium
7/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$20.00 ➝ $11.59Medium
5/25/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$24.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
5/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$16.00 ➝ $19.00Low
4/30/2021Raymond JamesSet TargetStrong-Buy$24.00Low
4/29/2021TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldHigh
4/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$18.00 ➝ $20.00Low
4/23/2021TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$17.50 ➝ $18.50High
4/7/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$18.00 ➝ $24.00High
3/23/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$16.00 ➝ $18.00High
3/17/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$16.00 ➝ $18.00High
2/19/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$11.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
2/18/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$15.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
2/9/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$11.50 ➝ $16.00Low
1/13/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$11.00 ➝ $12.50Low
12/10/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
11/2/2020TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$8.00High
10/30/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$10.00 ➝ $11.00Low
8/25/2020CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ Sector Outperform$9.00 ➝ $10.00High
8/4/2020TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$9.00 ➝ $8.50Low
8/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$9.00 ➝ $8.00High
7/31/2020Raymond JamesSet TargetOutperform$10.00High
7/15/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$11.00 ➝ $10.00Low
6/5/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$11.00 ➝ $9.00High
5/4/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$10.00 ➝ $11.00High
5/4/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$8.50 ➝ $10.00High
5/1/2020Raymond JamesSet TargetOutperform$11.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$10.00 ➝ $12.00High
4/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$10.00Low
4/7/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$16.00 ➝ $11.00Low
3/17/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$10.00High
2/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLow
2/18/2020TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$12.50 ➝ $11.50Medium
2/18/2020CIBCReiterated RatingHold$12.00Medium
2/14/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$16.00Low
2/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$12.00Low
1/16/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00Medium
11/1/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$20.00Medium
10/18/2019TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$16.50 ➝ $12.50High
8/6/2019TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$17.00 ➝ $16.50Low
8/5/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$20.00 ➝ $14.00High
8/2/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$22.00Low
7/16/2019Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformLow
7/5/2019CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ NeutralLow
5/6/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$18.00 ➝ $22.00High
5/6/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$18.00 ➝ $21.00High
5/3/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$23.00High
2/19/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$17.00 ➝ $18.00High
2/19/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $18.00High
10/29/2018TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$23.00 ➝ $21.00High
10/26/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$25.00High
10/9/2018Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$19.50 ➝ $22.50Low
10/5/2018TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$21.00 ➝ $23.00Low
7/27/2018Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$19.00 ➝ $19.50High
7/19/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$22.00Medium
6/20/2018TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$15.00 ➝ $20.00High
5/11/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
5/7/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$17.00Medium
10/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $16.00N/A
10/27/2017CSFBDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$15.00N/A
10/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralN/A
10/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
(Data available from 10/1/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.78 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 1 very positive mentions
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3/5/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
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4/4/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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5/4/2022
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6/3/2022
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7/3/2022
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8/2/2022
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9/1/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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10/1/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Mercer International logo
Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through 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, pulp logs, and sawlogs; 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, and other 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.
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Today's Range

Now: $12.30
Low: $12.30
High: $12.96

50 Day Range

MA: $15.01
Low: $11.76
High: $17.29

52 Week Range

Now: $12.30
Low: $9.51
High: $17.50

Volume

1,774,047 shs

Average Volume

702,307 shs

Market Capitalization

$813.89 million

P/E Ratio

2.69

Dividend Yield

2.44%

Beta

1.43

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Mercer International?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Mercer International in the last twelve months: Credit Suisse Group AG, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TD Securities, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for Mercer International?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Mercer International in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $20.75, suggesting a possible upside of 68.7%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting MERC will reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. TD Securities has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $18.00 for Mercer International in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Mercer International?

Mercer International currently has 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe MERC will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Mercer International.
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How do I contact Mercer International's investor relations team?

Mercer International's physical mailing address is 700 WEST PENDER STREET SUITE 1120, VANCOUVER A1, 98168. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (604) 684-1099. The official website for Mercer International is mercerint.com. Learn More about contacing Mercer International investor relations.