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Market Price

9.75 

0.08 0.8%

as of Dec 18 '18

52 Week Range:

9.67 16.67


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It produces NBSK pulp primarily from wood chips and pulp logs; 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 also generates and sells green energy produced from bio-mass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, it manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty papers, printing and writing paper, and other manufacturers; and wood 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.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 7.25
6.91
3.35
4.60
5.71
5.29
4.75
6.08
5.58
6.13
6.42
growth rate -4.7% -51.5% 37.3% 24.1% -7.4% -10.2% 28.0% -8.2% 9.9% 4.7%
Earnings BIT 38.08
161.80
165.68
113.74
167.92
growth rate 325.0% 2.4% -31.4% 47.6%
Avg.PE 21.37
9.85
growth rate -53.9%
ROA 1.80
-5.74
-5.58
7.24
4.06
-1.03
-1.69
7.87
6.02
2.98
4.89
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -43.9% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -23.5% -50.5% 64.1%
ROE 9.35
-31.75
-43.68
46.79
18.40
-4.12
-7.03
28.36
18.37
9.17
15.16
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -60.7% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -35.2% -50.1% 65.3%
ROIC 6.63
-0.79
-0.24
14.13
10.06
3.43
2.39
13.56
10.57
6.92
7.54
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -28.8% -65.9% -30.3% 467.4% -22.1% -34.5% 9.0%
Cur. Ratio 2.39
2.48
1.98
2.85
2.96
2.53
2.85
3.27
3.72
4.31
1.98
growth rate 3.8% -20.2% 43.9% 3.9% -14.5% 12.7% 14.7% 13.8% 15.9% -54.1%
Quick Ratio 1.49
1.37
1.21
1.76
1.89
1.57
1.71
1.68
2.24
2.80
0.81
growth rate -8.1% -11.7% 45.5% 7.4% -16.9% 8.9% -1.8% 33.3% 25.0% -71.1%
Leverage 4.64
7.10
8.80
5.15
4.03
4.00
4.31
3.02
3.09
3.06
3.13
growth rate 53.0% 23.9% -41.5% -21.8% -0.7% 7.8% -29.9% 2.3% -1.0% 2.3%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 135.89
141.09
134.25
123.89
206.03
growth rate 3.8% -4.8% -7.7% 66.3%
Acct.Payable 44.29
22.73
20.64
28.82
36.15
growth rate -48.7% -9.2% 39.6% 25.5%
Cur.Assets 471.77
357.87
388.81
401.85
852.34
growth rate -24.1% 8.7% 3.4% 112.1%
Total Assets 1,548.56
1,306.23
1,182.82
1,158.71
1,724.71
growth rate -15.7% -9.5% -2.0% 48.9%
Cash 147.73
53.17
99.63
136.57
143.30
growth rate -64.0% 87.4% 37.1% 4.9%
Inventory 170.91
146.58
141.00
133.45
176.60
growth rate -14.2% -3.8% -5.4% 32.3%
Cur.Liabilities 180.26
115.50
104.42
93.17
430.47
growth rate -35.9% -9.6% -10.8% 362.0%
Liabilities 1,200.24
867.35
799.84
779.58
1,174.04
growth rate -27.7% -7.8% -2.5% 50.6%
LT Debt 950.77
679.53
644.58
617.55
663.00
growth rate -28.5% -5.1% -4.2% 7.4%
Equity 359.08
438.88
382.98
379.13
550.67
growth rate 22.2% -12.7% -1.0% 45.3%
Common Shares 45.00
36.00
36.00
57.00
57.00
56.00
56.00
63.00
65.00
65.00
65.00
growth rate -20.0% 0.0% 58.3% 0.0% -1.8% 0.0% 12.5% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 45.71
34.61
46.54
42.53
57.92
growth rate -24.3% 34.5% -8.6% 36.2%
Cash Dividends 7.42
7.42
7.42
29.73
29.87
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 300.8% 0.5%
Cash From OA 36.33
144.59
159.22
140.78
141.93
growth rate 298.0% 10.1% -11.6% 0.8%
FCF per Share 0.21
0.10
-0.12
0.37
1.92
0.39
-0.15
0.85
1.75
1.15
0.97
growth rate -52.4% -100.0% 100.0% 418.9% -79.7% -100.0% 100.0% 105.9% -34.3% -15.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock 53.86
53.86
growth rate 0.0%
FCF 21.00
-52.00
12.00
70.00
95.00
12.00
-9.00
105.00
109.00
96.00
82.00
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 483.3% 35.7% -87.4% -100.0% 100.0% 3.8% -11.9% -14.6%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 1,088.39
1,175.11
1,033.20
931.62
1,169.15
growth rate 8.0% -12.1% -9.8% 25.5%
Op.Income 38.08
161.80
165.68
113.74
167.92
growth rate 325.0% 2.4% -31.4% 47.6%
IBT -16.57
104.19
104.95
59.46
103.94
growth rate 100.0% 0.7% -43.3% 74.8%
Net Income -26.38
113.15
75.50
34.94
70.48
growth rate 100.0% -33.3% -53.7% 101.7%
EPS 0.85
-2.78
-2.45
2.07
1.24
-0.28
-0.47
1.81
1.17
0.54
1.08
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -40.1% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -35.4% -53.9% 100.0%
Gross Profit 167.55
287.40
279.68
229.75
301.63
growth rate 71.5% -2.7% -17.9% 31.3%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 41.29
66.29
76.05
37.48
63.06
growth rate 60.6% 14.7% -50.7% 68.3%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 181.06
206.03
212.85
190.81
193.65
growth rate 13.8% 3.3% -10.4% 1.5%
Acct.Payable 37.36
36.15
42.83
49.18
46.53
growth rate -3.2% 18.5% 14.8% -5.4%
Cur.Assets 513.61
852.34
627.64
661.56
678.03
growth rate 66.0% -26.4% 5.4% 2.5%
Total Assets 1,385.88
1,724.71
1,507.18
1,522.39
1,541.30
growth rate 24.5% -12.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Cash 157.22
143.30
213.57
269.48
242.19
growth rate -8.9% 49.0% 26.2% -10.1%
Inventory 164.37
176.60
185.47
189.23
229.78
growth rate 7.4% 5.0% 2.0% 21.4%
Cur.Liabilities 143.32
430.47
151.49
188.47
174.74
growth rate 200.4% -64.8% 24.4% -7.3%
Liabilities 887.88
1,174.04
922.69
983.89
971.35
growth rate 32.2% -21.4% 6.6% -1.3%
LT Debt 669.01
663.00
684.34
699.26
696.52
growth rate -0.9% 3.2% 2.2% -0.4%
Equity 498.00
550.67
584.49
538.50
569.94
growth rate 10.6% 6.1% -7.9% 5.8%
Common Shares 64.97
64.97
65.13
65.17
65.17
growth rate 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 14.34
15.67
16.18
28.66
26.74
growth rate 9.2% 3.3% 77.1% -6.7%
Cash Dividends 7.48
7.48
8.13
8.15
8.15
growth rate 0.0% 8.7% 0.3% 0.0%
Cash From OA 33.79
38.67
76.38
85.75
10.77
growth rate 14.5% 97.5% 12.3% -87.4%
FCF 19.45
23.00
60.19
57.09
-15.98
growth rate 18.3% 161.7% -5.2% -100.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 305.50
337.69
367.90
346.53
331.06
growth rate 10.5% 9.0% -5.8% -4.5%
Op.Income 41.29
66.29
76.05
37.48
63.06
growth rate 60.6% 14.7% -50.7% 68.3%
IBT 27.78
53.27
35.23
25.22
51.36
growth rate 91.8% -33.9% -28.4% 103.7%
Net Income 21.14
41.72
25.65
16.76
41.18
growth rate 97.3% -38.5% -34.7% 145.8%
Gross Profit 76.18
103.35
113.62
75.40
101.05
growth rate 35.7% 9.9% -33.6% 34.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (42.54)

YOY Growth Grade:

F (14.18)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 5.24 5.11
EPS / Growth 1.91

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 21.1%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 21.1% 21.1% 21.1%
Future PE 0.01 3.50 15.80
Future EPS 12.93 12.93 12.93
Value Price
MOS %
0.03
-99.7%
11.17
14.6%
50.50
418.0%
MOS Price 0.02 5.59 25.25
IRT 3.31 3.31 3.31

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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