Mercer International Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Mercer International stock? (NasdaqGS:MERC). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This company has an average dividend yield.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company is less known than others.

Inside the MERC Numbers

MERC Price
(Mercer International stock price per share)
[?] MERC Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] MERC Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $15.46
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 1% higher than other Basic Materials stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 127% higher than other Paper & Paper Products stocks
[?] Cash Yield 22.70%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 36%
[?] Dividend Yield 2%
Shares Shorted 1,143,146

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 1,143,146 shares shorted. With 57,587,953 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 485,340, it would take at least 2.355 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is Mercer International Stock on Sale?

We believe that Mercer International may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Mercer International looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy MERC Stock?

Does Mercer International have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.