NASDAQ:MRCY - Mercury Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$40.71 +0.06 (+0.15 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$40.71
Today's Range$40.6050 - $41.23
52-Week Range$30.11 - $55.00
Volume461,311 shs
Average Volume496,221 shs
Market Capitalization$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio38.41
Dividend YieldN/A
Mercury Systems logoMercury Systems, Inc. provides sensor and safety critical mission processing subsystems for various critical defense and intelligence programs in the United States. The company's products and solutions are deployed in approximately 300 programs with 25 defense prime contractors. Its principal programs include Aegis, Patriot, Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program, Gorgon Stare, Predator, F-35, Reaper, F-16 SABR, E2D Hawkeye, and Paveway. The company also designs, markets, and licenses software and middleware environments under the MultiCore Plus name to accelerate development and execution of signal and image processing applications on a range of heterogeneous and multi-computing platforms. In addition, it offers hardware products, including components, such as power amplifiers and limiters, switches, oscillators, filters, equalizers, digital and analog converters, chips, monolithic microwave integrated circuits, and memory and storage devices; embedded processing modules and boards, switch fabric boards, high speed input/output boards, digital receiver boards, multi-chip modules, integrated radio frequency and microwave multi-function assemblies, tuners, and transceivers, as well as graphics and video processing, and Ethernet and input-output boards; and integrated subsystems. The company was formerly known as Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Mercury Systems, Inc. in November 2012. Mercury Systems, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.26
Current Ratio3.95
Quick Ratio2.47


Trailing P/E Ratio38.41
Forward P/E Ratio36.68
P/E Growth2.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$408.59 million
Price / Sales4.80
Cash Flow$1.5202 per share
Price / Cash26.78
Book Value$15.11 per share
Price / Book2.69


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$24.87 million
Net Margins8.68%
Return on Equity6.83%
Return on Assets5.74%


Outstanding Shares48,190,000
Market Cap$1,961.81

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Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercury Systems' stock symbol?

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

How were Mercury Systems' earnings last quarter?

Mercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The technology company earned $116.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $128.45 million. Mercury Systems had a net margin of 8.68% and a return on equity of 6.83%. Mercury Systems's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. View Mercury Systems' Earnings History.

When is Mercury Systems' next earnings date?

Mercury Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mercury Systems.

What guidance has Mercury Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Mercury Systems updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.35-1.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $487-492 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $489.40 million.Mercury Systems also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.40-0.43 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for MRCY?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Mercury Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Mercury Systems' stock price to reach $52.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Mercury Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercury Systems?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercury Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Mercury Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Mercury Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Mercury Systems, Inc. is a commercial provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems for defense and intelligence programs. The Company's products and solutions are deployed in more than 300 programs with over 25 different defense prime contractors. " (6/26/2018)
  • 2. Noble Financial analysts commented, "ELY reported 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $0.05, vs. FBR/consensus of ($0.05)/($0.04), reflecting solid +30% sales growth (vs. FBR/consensus: +12.2%/+11.4%). GM leverage was +140 bps (FBR/consensus: +20 bps/+130 bps), with operating expense leverage of +527 bps (FBR/consensus: –60 bps/–75bps). Management raised 2017 top-line guidance to $1,030M–$1,040M (vs. prior $980M–$995M) and EPS of $0.47–$0.51 (vs. $0.40–$0.45 and FBR/Street of $0.44). This was a very solid report and shows that ELY continues to gain market share in both balls and clubs, which is driving greater scale and profit. We continue to like ELY , given its potential for significant growth and margin expansion over the next few years, driven by: (1) market share gains; (2) greater scale, driving leverage in its highly variable cost structure; (3) acquisition opportunities; (4) supply-chain efficiencies; (5) its minority stake in Topgolf, which is rapidly growing; and (6) golf consolidation/improved fundamentals." (10/26/2017)

Who are some of Mercury Systems' key competitors?

Who are Mercury Systems' key executives?

Mercury Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Aslett, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Didier M.C. Thibaud, Exec. VP & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Christopher C. Cambria, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael Ruppert, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer
  • Ms. Michelle M. McCarthy, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 37)

Has Mercury Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MRCY stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mercury Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.06 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of Mercury Systems?

Shares of MRCY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercury Systems' stock price today?

One share of MRCY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.71.

How big of a company is Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $408.59 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $24.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Mercury Systems employs 1,159 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems' mailing address is 50 MINUTEMAN ROAD, ANDOVER MA, 01810. The technology company can be reached via phone at 978-256-1300.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ MRCY)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  227 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  480
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mercury Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MRCY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MRCY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by Staff

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