Mercer International Inc. (MERC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2017

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Mercer International Inc. ( MERC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MERC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $13.75, the dividend yield is 3.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MERC was $13.75, representing a -8.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $15 and a 39.11% increase over the 52 week low of $9.88.

MERC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). MERC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.72.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MERC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: MERC , IP , FBR

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