US5880561015 - Common Stock

**MERC** gets a fundamental rating of **2** out of 10. The analysis compared the fundamentals against 9 industry peers in the **Paper & Forest Products** industry. **MERC** may be in some trouble as it scores bad on both profitability and health. **MERC** is valued expensive and it does not seem to be growing.

In the past year **MERC** has reported negative net income.

In the past year **MERC** has reported a negative cash flow from operations.

The reported net income has been mixed in the past 5 years: **MERC** reported negative net income in multiple years.

Of the past 5 years **MERC** 4 years had a positive operating cash flow.

With a **Return On Assets** value of **-8.76%**, **MERC** is not doing good in the industry: **77.78%** of the companies in the same industry are doing better.

The **Return On Equity** of **MERC** (**-39.78%**) is worse than **66.67%** of its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | -8.76% | ||

ROE | -39.78% | ||

ROIC | N/A |

ROA(3y)2.42%

ROA(5y)1.19%

ROE(3y)5.33%

ROE(5y)2.28%

ROIC(3y)N/A

ROIC(5y)N/A

Looking at the **Gross Margin**, with a value of **2.60%**, **MERC** is doing worse than **77.78%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | N/A | ||

PM (TTM) | N/A | ||

GM | 2.6% |

OM growth 3YN/A

OM growth 5YN/A

PM growth 3YN/A

PM growth 5YN/A

GM growth 3Y-50.42%

GM growth 5Y-43.15%

Compared to 1 year ago, **MERC** has a worse debt to assets ratio.

A Debt/Equity ratio of **2.82** is on the high side and indicates that **MERC** has dependencies on debt financing.

Looking at the **Debt to Equity ratio**, with a value of **2.82**, **MERC** is doing worse than **77.78%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 2.82 | ||

Debt/FCF | N/A | ||

Altman-Z | 1.37 |

ROIC/WACCN/A

WACC6.05%

A Current Ratio of **3.74** indicates that **MERC** has no problem at all paying its short term obligations.

With an excellent **Current ratio** value of **3.74**, **MERC** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

A Quick Ratio of **2.38** indicates that **MERC** has no problem at all paying its short term obligations.

With an excellent **Quick ratio** value of **2.38**, **MERC** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 3.74 | ||

Quick Ratio | 2.38 |

The earnings per share for **MERC** have decreased strongly by **-252.88%** in the last year.

The **Revenue** has decreased by **-8.43%** in the past year.

EPS 1Y (TTM)-252.88%

EPS 3YN/A

EPS 5YN/A

EPS Q2Q%45.65%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)-8.43%

Revenue growth 3Y11.9%

Revenue growth 5Y6.46%

Sales Q2Q%5.89%

EPS Next Y81.91%

EPS Next 2Y41.88%

EPS Next 3Y30.52%

EPS Next 5Y16.29%

Revenue Next Year5.94%

Revenue Next 2Y3.64%

Revenue Next 3Y4.87%

Revenue Next 5YN/A

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

The **Price/Earnings Ratio** is negative for **MERC**. In the last year negative earnings were reported.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **20.38**, **MERC** is valued quite expensively.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | N/A | ||

Fwd PE | 163.97 |

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | N/A | ||

EV/EBITDA | 18.52 |

The high **PEG Ratio(NY)**, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates **MERC** does not grow enough to justify the current Price/Earnings ratio.

A more expensive valuation may be justified as **MERC**'s earnings are expected to grow with **30.52%** in the coming years.

PEG (NY)N/A

PEG (5Y)N/A

EPS Next 2Y41.88%

EPS Next 3Y30.52%

With a **Yearly Dividend Yield** of **4.26%**, **MERC** is a good candidate for dividend investing.

In the last 3 months the price of **MERC** has falen by **-36.89%**. A price decline artificially increases the dividend yield. It may be a sign investors do not expect the dividend to last.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Dividend Yield** of **2.28**, **MERC** pays a better dividend.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Dividend Yield | 4.26% |

The dividend of **MERC** decreases each year by **-13.62%**.

The dividend of **MERC** decreased in the last 3 years.

Dividend Growth(5Y)-13.62%

Div Incr Years0

Div Non Decr Years2

The earnings of **MERC** are negative and hence is the payout ratio. **MERC** will probably not be able to sustain this dividend level.

DP-8.74%

EPS Next 2Y41.88%

EPS Next 3Y30.52%

**MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC**

NASDAQ:MERC (8/2/2024, 7:19:10 PM)

After market: 6.69 0 (0%)**6.69**

**-0.36 (-5.11%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorMaterials

GICS IndustryGroupMaterials

GICS IndustryPaper & Forest Products

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Market Cap447.23M

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Dividend Yield | 4.26% |

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PE | N/A | ||

Fwd PE | 163.97 | ||

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Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | -8.76% | ||

ROE | -39.78% | ||

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OM | N/A | ||

PM (TTM) | N/A | ||

GM | 2.6% | ||

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Asset Turnover0.78

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Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 2.82 | ||

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Current Ratio | 3.74 | ||

Quick Ratio | 2.38 | ||

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EPS 1Y (TTM)-252.88%

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EPS Next Y81.91%

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Revenue 1Y (TTM)-8.43%

Revenue growth 3Y11.9%

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