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MERC Mercer International dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Mercer International's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.075 per share was made to shareholders on record before Mar 29, 2022. At an annualized rate of $0.27 per share, the stock yields 1.9%. The latest MERC stock dividend of $0.075 is an increase from the previous $0.065 distribution, representing a growth of 15%.

Key dates

  • MERC last dividend date: Mar 29, 2022
  • MERC next dividend date: Jun 28, 2022
MERC dividend stats
DPS
$0.27
Dividend yield
1.88%
Payout ratio
7%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.08%
Payout ratio
32.7%

Dividend yield

What is Mercer International current dividend yield

Mercer International's dividend yield of 1.9% is lower than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is MERC dividend payout history and dates

Mercer International has a dividend history dating as far as 1997, but lately the company has been paying dividends for the last seven consecutive years. According to our data MERC has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 3.8% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 2.9% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 7%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 29, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 $0.075 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Dec 21, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 $0.065 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Sep 28, 2021 Oct 6, 2021 $0.065 normal
Apr 29, 2021 Jun 29, 2021 Jul 7, 2021 $0.065 normal
Feb 16, 2021 Mar 30, 2021 Apr 7, 2021 $0.065 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Dec 22, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 $0.065 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Oct 6, 2020 $0.065 normal
Apr 30, 2020 Jun 24, 2020 Jul 7, 2020 $0.065 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Mar 24, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 $0.138 normal
Oct 31, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Dec 19, 2019 $0.138 normal
Aug 1, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 Oct 2, 2019 $0.138 normal
May 2, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 Jul 3, 2019 $0.138 normal
Feb 14, 2019 Mar 26, 2019 Apr 3, 2019 $0.125 normal
Oct 25, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Dec 20, 2018 $0.125 normal
Jul 26, 2018 Sep 25, 2018 Oct 3, 2018 $0.125 normal
May 3, 2018 Jun 26, 2018 Jul 6, 2018 $0.125 normal
Feb 15, 2018 Mar 27, 2018 Apr 4, 2018 $0.125 normal
Oct 26, 2017 Dec 26, 2017 Jan 4, 2018 $0.125 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Sep 26, 2017 Oct 4, 2017 $0.115 normal
Apr 27, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Jul 6, 2017 $0.115 normal
Feb 9, 2017 Mar 24, 2017 Apr 4, 2017 $0.115 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Jan 4, 2017 $0.115 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $0.115 normal
Apr 28, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 $0.115 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Mercer International dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Mercer International's payout ratio of 7% is below the Basic Materials sector average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)