Mercer International - MERC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $9.67
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.61%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for MERC

Analyst Price Target is $9.67
▲ +18.61% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Mercer International in the last 3 months. The average price target is $9.67, with a high forecast of $10.50 and a low forecast of $9.00. The average price target represents a 18.61% upside from the last price of $8.15.

This chart shows the closing price for MERC for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Mercer International. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/19/2024Raymond JamesBoost TargetMarket Perform$8.50 ➝ $10.50Low
4/16/2024TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$10.00 ➝ $10.50Low
2/28/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$9.00 ➝ $10.00Low
2/20/2024TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$10.00 ➝ $9.50Low
2/6/2024Raymond JamesBoost TargetMarket Perform$7.50 ➝ $8.50Low
1/12/2024CIBCUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Neutral$8.00 ➝ $9.00Low
11/6/2023TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$9.00 ➝ $10.00Low
10/13/2023CIBCLower TargetUnderperform$8.00 ➝ $7.50Low
9/25/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetMarket Perform$9.00 ➝ $8.50Low
9/8/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$8.00Low
8/24/2023CSFBLower Target$9.50 ➝ $9.00Low
8/24/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$9.50 ➝ $9.00Low
8/8/2023TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$10.00 ➝ $9.00Low
8/4/2023Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/25/2023CSFBLower TargetNeutral$10.00 ➝ $9.50Low
7/20/2023CIBCDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sector Underperform$10.00 ➝ $8.00Low
5/8/2023TD SecuritiesLower TargetHold$11.00 ➝ $10.00Low
4/19/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$15.50 ➝ $10.50Low
2/21/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$13.00 ➝ $12.00Low
2/10/2023Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$18.50 ➝ $15.50Low
1/9/2023CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$13.00Low
12/7/2022Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$17.00 ➝ $14.00Low
10/31/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$18.00 ➝ $17.00Low
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
(Data available from 7/16/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (Hold)

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).

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Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) and northern bleached hardwood kraft (NBHK) pulp worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Pulp and Solid Wood. It manufactures, sells, and distributes pulp, electricity, and chemicals through pulp mills. The company also manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber, cross-laminated timber, finger joint lumber, glue-laminated timber, wood pallets, electricity, biofuels, and wood residuals. In addition, it generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party. Further, it produces and sells NBSK pulp manufactured from softwood; green energy using carbon-neutral biofuels, such as black liquor and wood waste; tall oil from black liquor for use as a chemical additive and green energy source; bio extractives and biomaterials, including lignin, turpentine, cellulose filaments, and sandalwood oil; and biofuels; as well as provides transportation and logistics services. The company sells its pulp to pulp markets, integrated paper and paperboard 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: $8.15
Low: $8.07
High: $8.52

50 Day Range

MA: $9.16
Low: $8.04
High: $10.90

52 Week Range

Now: $8.15
Low: $7.01
High: $11.20


239,586 shs

Average Volume

241,995 shs

Market Capitalization

$544.83 million

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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: CIBC, Credit Suisse Group AG, CSFB, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada,, TD Securities, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for Mercer International?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Mercer International in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $9.67, suggesting a possible upside of 18.6%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting MERC will reach $10.50 in the next twelve months. CIBC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $9.00 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 6 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in MERC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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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 Learn More about contacing Mercer International investor relations.