Mercury Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:MRCY)

About Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems logoMercury Systems, Inc. is a commercial provider of secure processing subsystems designed and made in the United States. The Company's solutions support a range of defense and intelligence programs. Its technologies include embedded processing modules and subsystems, radio frequency (RF) and microwave multi-function assemblies, as well as subsystems, and RF and microwave components. It designs and builds RF and microwave components and subsystems for the electronic warfare (EW), signals intelligence (SIGINT) and other communications requirements and applications. It offers analyst services and systems engineering support, consulting, maintenance and other support, testing and installation. It designs, markets and sells software and middleware environments for the development and execution of signal and image processing applications on a range of heterogeneous and multi-computing platforms. It also offers solutions in mission computing, safety-critical avionics and platform management.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Computer Peripherals
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MRCY
  • CUSIP: 58937810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $38.16
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.16
  • 52-Week Range: $16.29 - $38.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 68.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 50.63
  • P/E Growth: 6.24
  • Market Cap: $1.56B
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,043,000
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Net Margins: 6.53%
  • Return on Equity: 6.69%
  • Return on Assets: 4.58%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 3.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.26%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (20.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/24/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
1/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
1/20/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$34.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$36.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/3/2016Noble FinancialReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/10/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$27.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/20/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/17/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
1/27/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/23/2017Q2 2017$0.11$0.30$93.21 million$98.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q1$0.14$0.22$85.08 million$87.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q3$0.14$0.25$65.50 million$65.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q2$0.11$0.23$59.79 million$60.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q116$0.07$0.19$57.10 million$58.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q415$0.12$0.18$63.64 million$64.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q315$0.13$0.11$58.84 million$59.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q215$0.04$0.01$56.36 million$57.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q115($0.03)$0.02$53.40 million$54.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q414($0.04)$0.06$55.62 million$53.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q314($0.12)($0.02)$54.77 million$55.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q214($0.07)($0.03)$52.63 million$53.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q114($0.10)($0.07)$52.62 million$53.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q4 2013($0.08)$0.01$52.41 million$55.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q3 2013($0.05)$0.03$47.86 million$54.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q2 2013($0.20)($0.16)$47.28 million$49.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012($0.25)($0.24)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.09$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$0.26$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.12$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.14$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.15$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.19$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.52 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.75 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.11$0.15$0.13
Q2 20165$0.11$0.17$0.14
Q3 20161$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20163$0.14$0.19$0.16
Q1 20172$0.03$0.16$0.10
Q2 20173$0.09$0.11$0.10
Q3 20174$0.13$0.16$0.15
Q4 20173$0.12$0.16$0.14
Q1 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q4 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.14%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/17/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$37.15$356,640.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$33.65$323,040.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Gerald M Haines IICFOSell30,000$31.40$942,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$31.49$302,304.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$29.72$285,312.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Charles A SpeicherVPSell15,666$30.90$484,079.40View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Mark AslettInsiderSell109,600$31.80$3,485,280.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Vincent VittoDirectorSell4,500$31.44$141,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016James K BassDirectorSell7,375$29.60$218,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$27.32$262,272.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Vincent VittoDirectorSell8,000$24.27$194,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Didier M C ThibaudCOOSell77,000$20.54$1,581,580.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Mark AslettCEOSell15,000$18.09$271,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Vincent VittoDirectorSell16,000$16.92$270,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Charles A SpeicherCAOSell2,052$15.59$31,990.68View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Didier M C ThibaudInsiderSell6,513$15.59$101,537.67View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Gerald M Haines IICFOSell7,288$15.59$113,619.92View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Mark AslettCEOSell18,337$15.59$285,873.83View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Didier M C ThibaudInsiderSell31,000$13.53$419,430.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Gerald M Haines IICFOBuy7,500$13.10$98,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Charles A SpeicherCAOSell8,200$13.25$108,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Mark AslettCEOSell48,000$13.60$652,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Charles A SpeicherCAOSell2,964$11.06$32,781.84View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Charles A SpeicherCAOSell5,101$10.89$55,549.89View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Didier M C ThibaudInsiderSell34,719$10.89$378,089.91View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Gerald M Haines IISVPSell15,876$10.89$172,889.64View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Kevin M BissonCFOSell17,244$10.89$187,787.16View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Mark AslettCEOSell86,181$10.89$938,511.09View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Gerald M Haines IISVPSell5,883$11.61$68,301.63View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Charles SpeicherCAOSell3,007$9.14$27,483.98View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Didier ThibaudInsiderSell15,258$8.93$136,253.94View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Mark AslettCEOSell26,259$8.93$234,492.87View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Charles SpeicherCAOSell2,627$8.92$23,432.84View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Didier ThibaudInsiderSell18,687$8.92$166,688.04View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Gerald Haines IISVPSell9,656$8.92$86,131.52View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Kevin BissonCFOSell5,520$8.92$49,238.40View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Mark AslettCEOSell46,392$8.92$413,816.64View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Gerald M Haines IISVPSell5,901$10.14$59,836.14View SEC Filing  
1/17/2013Kevin M BissonCFOSell7,011$7.89$55,316.79View SEC Filing  
11/6/2012Lee C SteeleDirectorBuy5,000$8.15$40,750.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
DateHeadline logoInsider Trading Activity Mercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) – Insider Sold 9,600 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 21 at 6:18 PM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Financials (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 16 at 6:13 PM logoU.S. Department of Defense Expands Mercury Systems’ Trusted Supplier Accreditation (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 16 at 6:13 PM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 9 at 7:41 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 8 at 7:29 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $4.1M Order for High-Resolution Imaging Application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 7 at 7:58 PM
News IconMercury Sys INC (MRCY) Share Value Declined While Granite Investment Partners LLC Trimmed Its Stake by $3.79 Million (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 1 at 7:32 PM
News IconMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Analyst Recommendation (NASDAQ:MRCY) - February 1 at 7:32 PM logoMercury Systems Launches CANGuard to Strengthen Automotive Data Security (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 30 at 7:21 PM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financi (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 28 at 1:48 AM logoMercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 27 at 3:20 AM
News IconMercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) reports 2Q17 Profit Up 30.4% (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 27 at 3:20 AM
News IconMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Under Analyst Spotlight (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 27 at 3:20 AM logoMercury Systems Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering; Increases Offering Size (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 26 at 10:18 PM logoMercury Systems prices public offering at $33 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 26 at 8:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of MRCY earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jan-17 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 7:24 PM logoMercury upgraded by BofA/Merrill (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 7:24 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. :MRCY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : January 24, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 7:24 PM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 7:24 PM logoBRIEF-Mercury Systems announces common stock offering (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 5:06 PM
News IconDid Mercury Systems Just Become the Perfect Trump Stock? (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 24 at 1:37 PM
News IconWill Mercury Systems Inc’s (MRCY) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year? (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 11:59 PM logoMercury Systems Reports Second Quarter Results, Raises Guidance (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 6:58 PM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 6:58 PM logoMercury Systems tops Street 2Q forecasts (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 6:58 PM logoMercury Systems shares up 7% after earnings beat (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 6:58 PM logoAfter hours buzz: YHOO, RMD, MRCY (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 6:58 PM logoQ2 2017 Mercury Systems Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 23 at 10:05 AM
News IconMercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Q2 earnings projection (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 22 at 1:41 AM logoMERCURY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial St (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 20 at 7:24 PM logoETFs with exposure to Mercury Systems, Inc. : January 20, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 20 at 7:24 PM logoBaron Funds Comments on Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 20 at 7:24 PM logoCoverage initiated on Mercury by SunTrust (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 19 at 8:55 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRCY-US : January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 18 at 7:09 PM logoMercury : Receives $2.4M Order for Electronic Warfare Application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 18 at 7:55 AM logoMercury Systems Receives $2.4M Order for Electronic Warfare Application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 17 at 6:58 PM logoBRIEF-Mercury Systems gets $2.4 mln order for electronic warfare application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 17 at 5:01 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $6.9M in Orders for Airborne Sensor Processing Application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 11 at 7:15 PM logo4:17 pm Mercury announces it recently received $6.9 mln in orders relating to a sensor processing application for fighter aircraft; the orders were booked in the Co's fiscal 2017 second quarter (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 11 at 7:15 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MRCY) : January 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 9 at 7:22 PM logoMercury Systems to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results on January 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 9 at 7:22 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRCY-US : January 6, 2017 (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 6 at 7:22 PM logo4:22 pm Mercury received a $24.4 mln follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for integrated radio frequency and digital subsystems for an electronic warfare application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 5 at 8:03 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $24.4M Integrated RF and Digital Subsystems Order for Electronic Warfare Application (NASDAQ:MRCY) - January 5 at 8:03 PM logoMercury : Receives $10.8M Order from US Navy for DRFM Jammers (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 24 at 9:19 AM logoBuy These 4 Momentum Picks for Huge Returns (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 23 at 6:49 PM
News IconEV Check on Shares of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 22 at 12:30 AM logoMercury Systems (MRCY) Announces $2.2M Order for Electronic Warfare System Upgrade - (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 22 at 12:30 AM
News IconMercury builds airborne electronic warfare (EW) (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 21 at 7:30 PM logoMercury : Receives $2.2M Order for Electronic Warfare System Upgrade (NASDAQ:MRCY) - December 21 at 10:02 AM


What is Mercury Systems' stock symbol?

Mercury Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MRCY."

Where is Mercury Systems' stock going? Where will Mercury Systems' stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Mercury Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Mercury Systems' share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Mercury Systems announce their earnings?

Mercury Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Mercury Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Mercury Systems stock:

  • Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "MRCY reported GAAP EPS from cont. ops of $0.13 for FQ2:17, ahead of our forecast of $0.11. Better operations accounted for the beat. Adjusted for acquisition expense and one-time items, EPS was $0.30, $0.05 better than our estimate. We are increasing our FY17 and FY Adjusted EPS estimates to $1.14 and $1.60, respectively, from $1.08 and $1.50. The FY17 boost reflects Q2 performance and the contribution from the recently closed CES acquisition." (1/24/2017)
  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Mercury Systems, Inc. is a high-tech commercial provider of secure and sensor processing subsystems designed and made in the U.S.A. powering today's critical defense and intelligence applications. Their products and solutions have been deployed in more than 300 programs with over 25 different defense prime contractors. Key programs include Aegis, Patriot, Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program, Gorgon Stare, Predator, F-35 and Reaper. They operate across a broad spectrum of defense programs and deliver their solutions and services via two operating segments: Mercury Commercial Electronics and Mercury Defense Systems. " (12/28/2016)

Who owns Mercury Systems stock?

Mercury Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock, Inc (12.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.12%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.90%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.17%), State Street Corp (2.64%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.18%). Company insiders that own Mercury Systems stock include Charles A Speicher, Didier M C Thibaud, Gerald M Haines II, James K Bass, Mark Aslett and Vincent Vitto.

Who sold Mercury Systems stock? Who is selling Mercury Systems stock?

Mercury Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Royce & Associates LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mercury Systems stock in the last year include Charles A Speicher, Didier M C Thibaud, Gerald M Haines II, James K Bass, Mark Aslett and Vincent Vitto.

Who bought Mercury Systems stock? Who is buying Mercury Systems stock?

Mercury Systems' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Castleark Management LLC, Axiom International Investors LLC DE, State Street Corp, FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP and Guggenheim Capital LLC.

How do I buy Mercury Systems stock?

Shares of Mercury Systems can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Mercury Systems stock cost?

One share of Mercury Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.97.

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff