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Open
$14.00
Previous Close
$14.00
Day High
$14.18
Day Low
$13.72
52 Week High
02/13/15 - $14.85
52 Week Low
03/27/14 - $7.05
Market Cap
884.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
572.1K
EPS TTM
$1.65
Shares Outstanding
64.4M
EX-Date
04/26/02
P/E TM
8.3x
Dividend
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mercer international inc (MERC) Details

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp worldwide. It produces NBSK pulp principally from wood chips and pulp logs, as well as carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral biofuels, such as black liquor and wood waste. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty papers, and printing and writing paper manufacturers; and green energy to third party utilities. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

1,430 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/13/15
Founded in 1968

mercer international inc (MERC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $804.4K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $583.0K
Vice President of Business Development
Total Annual Compensation: $474.9K
Group Controller of Europe, Managing Director...
Total Annual Compensation: $418.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

mercer international inc (MERC) Key Developments

Mercer International Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Mercer International Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company announced revenues of $282,625,000 compared to $282,682,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $52,348,000 compared to $6,918,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $9,222,000 compared to loss before income taxes of $5,602,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $3,205,000 compared to net loss of $11,591,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $3,205,000 or $0.05 per basic and diluted share compared to net loss attributable to common shareholders of $9,833,000 or $0.18 per basic and diluted share for the same period a year ago. Operating EBITDA was $71,325,000 compared to $27,200,000 for the same period a year ago. Capital expenditures, including intangible asset expenditures, grew approximately $13.7 million during the quarter. For the full year, the company announced revenues of $1,175,112,000 compared to $1,088,385,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $161,798,000 compared to $31,660,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $104,192,000 compared to loss before income taxes of $16,572,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $120,966,000 compared to net loss of $25,768,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $113,154,000 or $1.81 per diluted share compared to net loss attributable to common shareholders of $26,375,000 or $0.47 per basic and diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was $144,588,000 compared to $36,325,000 for the same period a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was $34,612,000 compared to $45,707,000 for the same period a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $4,776,000. Operating EBITDA was $239,810,000 compared to $110,305,000 for the same period a year ago. For the quarter, the company announced that its pulp production was 373,700 ADMTs compared to 364,800 ADMTs for the same period a year ago. Pulp sales were 361,300 ADMTs compared to 358,600 ADMTs for the same period a year ago. Energy production was 469,000 MWh compared to 435,800 MWh for the same period a year ago. Energy sales were 201,800 MWh compared to 172,500 MWh for the same period a year ago. For the full year, the company announced that its pulp production was 1,485,000 ADMTs compared to 1,444,500 ADMTs for the same period a year ago. Pulp sales were 1,486,400 ADMTs compared to 1,440,100 ADMTs for the same period a year ago. Energy production was 1,853,500 MWh compared to 1,710,200 MWh for the same period a year ago. Energy sales were 807,800 MWh compared to 699,100 MWh for the same period a year ago.

Mercer International Inc. Presents at CIBC 18th Annual Institutional Investor Conference, Jan-21-2015 11:20 AM

Mercer International Inc. Presents at CIBC 18th Annual Institutional Investor Conference, Jan-21-2015 11:20 AM. Venue: The Fairmont Chateau, 4599 Chateau Boulevard, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Speakers: David M. Gandossi, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President of Finance and Secretary.

Mercer International Inc. Announces Early Tender Results and Receipt of Consents from a Majority of Holders of its 9.500% Senior Notes Due 2017

Mercer International Inc. announced that, as part of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 9.500% Senior Notes due 2017, it has received tenders and consents for approximately $299,437,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes, representing approximately 89.6% in principal amount of the outstanding Notes, which were validly tendered by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 25, 2014. The company expects, subject to the satisfaction of the conditions set in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation dated November 12, 2014 pursuant to which the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation was made, to accept for purchase and settle all Notes validly tendered prior to the Consent Time on or about November 26, 2014. Holders who have not yet tendered their Notes may tender until 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 10, 2014, unless the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation is extended or earlier terminated by the Company. The withdrawal deadline for the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation has passed and any Notes tendered may only be withdrawn to the extent required by applicable law. The completion of the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation is subject to the satisfaction or waiver by the Company of a number of conditions, as described in the Offer to Purchase, including the consummation by the Company of a new debt financing.

 

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