Factor Report

Data as of market close on 9/17/2021.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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MERCER INTERNATIONAL INC. (MERC)

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Latest Close: $11.05 Market Cap ($ mil): $730 Sector: Basic Materials Industry: Paper & Paper Products 52 Week High: $18.14 52 Week Low: $5.77 Relative Strength: 63 Twelve Minus One Return: 49.6% Standard Deviation: 50.9%
PE Ratio: 33.5 Price/Sales: 0.5 Price/Book: 1.2 Price/Cash Flow: 4.8 EV/EBITDA: 5.89 Yield: 2.35% Shareholder Yield: 1.90% F Score: 4 G Score: 4
Return on Equity: 4.0% Return on Assets: 1.1% Return on Tangible Capital: 7.4% Return on Invested Capital: 6.3% WACC: 6.9% Debt/Equity: 2.01 LT EPS Growth: N/A LT Sales Growth: 8.2% Beta: 1.96
Mercer International Inc. is a producer of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp, which is pulp that is sold on the open market. The Company also produces and sells tall oil, a by-product of its production process, which is used as both a chemical additive and as a green energy source. It produces and sells NBSK pulp, which is a bleached kraft pulp manufactured using northern softwood. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated two mills in Eastern Germany and one mill in Western Canada. As of December 31, 2016, its three NBSK pulp mills had consolidated annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million air-dried metric tons (ADMTs) of NBSK pulp and were capable of generating 305 megawatts (MW) of electricity. Additionally, its German mills generate tall oil from black liquor, which is sold to third parties for use in various applications, including bio-fuels. The Company's mills generate and sell energy to regional utilities.

Factor Profile

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