The market has been down on Mercer International Inc. (MERC) stock recently. MERC gets a Bearish score from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.
Mercer International Inc. has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on MERC!
What is Stock Sentiment?
In investing, sentiment generally means whether or not a given security is in favor with investors. It is typically a pretty short-term metric that relies entirely on technical analysis. That means it doesn’t incorporate anything to do with the health or profitability of the underlying company.
Recent trends are a good indicator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive.
InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend.
Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .
What's Happening With MERC Stock Today?
Mercer International Inc. (MERC) stock is trading at $11.83 as of 3:32 PM on Tuesday, Sep 27, an increase of $0.14, or 1.2% from the previous closing price of $11.69. The stock has traded between $11.46 and $11.88 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 381,043 shares have traded compared to average volume of 606,156 shares.
More About Mercer International Inc.
Mercer International Inc operates in the pulp business and its operations are in Germany and Western Canada. The company is a producer of market northern bleached softwood kraft, or NBSK, pulp in the world. It is managed based on the primary products it manufactures: Pulp and Wood products. Mercer derives most of its revenue from the Pulp products.
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