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Mercer International Inc. $MERC Earnings Preview For Wednesday's Release

Mercer International (MERC) will be releasing last fiscal quarter's results after the closing bell on February 15, 2012. We can review how Mercer International has executed for investors recently.

Who They Are: 

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells pulp produced from wood chips and pulp logs. The company offers northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp and market pulp. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Vancouver, Canada. Mercer Intl Sbi shares trade an average of 231,000 shares per day and has a marketcap of $454.04 Million.

52 Week High: $15.27
52 Week Low: $5.30
Book Value: $7.22
Float Short: 1.11%

What To Expect:

Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.08 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.15. The reporting quarter's estimated mean earnings are $0.23 per share.
 


Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:

From a month ago, the stock has increased in price 32.33%, with a change from a year ago of -12.70%.
With a double digit gain compared to stocks in general, the stock shares did very well as compared to the overall stock market. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year up to date change is 28.13%.

Investors have been rewarded with an increase of year-over-year revenue. Revenue reported was $1.21 billion for 2010 vs. $889.26 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $115.75 million for 2010 vs. $-89.23 million for 2009.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $225.04 million for 2010 vs. $-18.36 million for 2009.
The short interest is relatively low at 1.11%.

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