Mercury Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:MRCY)

About Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)

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: Aerospace & Defense
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MRCY
  • CUSIP: 58937810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.323 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,105,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.72
  • 52 Week Range: $22.31 - $49.24
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 83.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 41.79
  • P/E Growth: 3.17
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $408.59 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.76
  • Book Value: $15.67 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.12
  • EBIDTA: $77.23 million
  • Net Margins: 6.09%
  • Return on Equity: 4.87%
  • Return on Assets: 3.56%
  • Current Ratio: 3.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.27%
  • Average Volume: 343,492 shs.
  • Beta: 0.42
  • Short Ratio: 9.93

Frequently Asked Questions for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)

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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.08. The company earned $115.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $115.11 million. Mercury Systems had a net margin of 6.09% and a return on equity of 4.87%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 35.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.23 EPS. View Mercury Systems' Earnings History.

When will Mercury Systems make its next earnings announcement?

Mercury Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. 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, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.15-1.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $453.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $460.94 million.Mercury Systems also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.24-0.26 EPS.

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

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Mercury Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Mercury Systems' stock price to reach $42.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Mercury Systems.

Who are some of Mercury Systems' key competitors?

Who are Mercury Systems' key executives?

Mercury Systems' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Vincent Vitto, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Mark Aslett, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Didier M.C. Thibaud, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Christopher C. Cambria, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Charles A. Speicher, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Gerald M. Haines II, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Lisa S. Disbrow, Director
  • Mary Louise Krakauer, Director
  • James K. Bass, Independent Director
  • Michael A. Daniels, Independent Director

Who owns Mercury Systems stock?

Mercury Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.35%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.91%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.13%), State Street Corp (3.51%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.46%). Company insiders that own Mercury Systems stock include Charles A Speicher, Didier M C Thibaud, Gerald M Haines II, James K Bass, Mark Aslett, Michael A Daniels and Vincent Vitto. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mercury Systems.

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 Columbus Circle Investors, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Royce & Associates LP, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Brant Point Investment Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Castleark 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercury Systems.

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

Mercury Systems' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, State Street Corp, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Vanguard Group Inc., Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercury Systems.

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.

What is Mercury Systems' stock price today?

One share of Mercury Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.89.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ MRCY)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  153 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  308
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mercury Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $42.20 (13.68% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/3/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
8/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$45.00HighView Rating Details
3/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$48.00MediumView Rating Details
3/9/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$48.00LowView Rating Details
1/24/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$34.00N/AView Rating Details
1/19/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$36.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/20/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/27/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Earnings by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Earnings History by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ MRCY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/23/2017$0.27N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q4 2017$0.24$0.32$115.11 million$115.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q3 2017$0.14$0.16$105.54 million$107.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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$0.18$58.84 million$59.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q215$0.04$0.09$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.50
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.02
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.14$0.17$0.15
Q1 20182$0.14$0.27$0.21
Q2 20182$0.18$0.25$0.22
Q3 20182$0.21$0.28$0.25
Q4 20182$0.26$0.45$0.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$47.32$454,272.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Mark AslettCEOSell4,800$47.42$227,616.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2017Charles A SpeicherVPSell7,000$44.09$308,630.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,400$38.04$357,576.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$39.54$379,584.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$40.26$386,496.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Didier M C ThibaudCOOSell30,000$40.41$1,212,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$39.92$383,232.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Michael A DanielsDirectorBuy2,683$37.31$100,102.73View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$38.79$372,384.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Mark AslettInsiderSell9,600$37.80$362,880.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
Latest Headlines for Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY)
DateHeadline logoCritical Review: Raytheon (RTN) & Mercury Systems (MRCY) - September 21 at 4:48 AM logoMercury Systems Receives $3.8M Order for Advanced Electronic Warfare Application - September 20 at 6:31 AM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - September 17 at 12:56 PM logoTASER International (AAXN) vs. Mercury Systems (MRCY) Financial Survey - September 15 at 10:12 PM logoMercury Systems Announces Safety-Certifiable, Multi-Core Software Renderer - September 14 at 9:14 PM logoMercury Systems Announces Industry’s First NIAP-Certified Self-Encrypting Commercial SSD for Classified Programs - September 14 at 7:57 AM logoInsider Selling: Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) CEO Sells 4,800 Shares of Stock - September 13 at 8:28 PM logoMark Aslett Sells 9,600 Shares of Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Stock - September 13 at 8:04 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $8M High Density Secure Memory Order for Airborne AESA Radar Application - September 12 at 2:43 AM logo$105.64 Million in Sales Expected for Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) This Quarter - September 9 at 8:22 AM logoMercury Systems (MRCY) Presents At 23rd Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference - Slideshow - September 9 at 6:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to Mercury Systems, Inc. : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 6:22 AM logoFinancial Analysis: Triumph Group (TGI) versus Mercury Systems (MRCY) - September 9 at 2:12 AM logoMercury Systems Launches Single Board Computer with 30x Faster Boot Time for Mission-Critical Avionics Applications - September 8 at 5:38 AM logo$0.26 EPS Expected for Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) This Quarter - September 7 at 2:18 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $2M GPS Filter Amplifier Order for Precision Guided Munitions Application - September 5 at 4:42 PM logoMercury Systems, Inc. :MRCY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 - September 4 at 7:39 PM logoMercury Systems to Present at the Gabelli and Company 23rd Annual Aerospace & Defense Conference - September 1 at 6:02 AM logoMercury Systems Receives AS9100 Certification at Multiple Sites - August 31 at 7:25 AM logoETFs with exposure to Mercury Systems, Inc. : August 29, 2017 - August 30 at 6:46 AM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - August 29 at 6:36 PM logoMercury Systems Introduces First Low-Profile High-Density Secure Memory Device for Defense and Commercial Avionics Markets - August 28 at 8:18 PM logoReviewing Mercury Systems (MRCY) and Elbit Systems (ESLT) - August 28 at 4:20 PM logoMercury Systems Announces First Secure Intel Xeon-based Single Board Computer for VME Technology Insertions - August 24 at 9:33 AM logoMercury Systems, Inc. :MRCY-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : August 21, 2017 - August 23 at 2:27 AM logoMercury Systems Receives $8.5M Order from US Navy for DRFM Jammers - August 21 at 4:26 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $105.64 Million - August 21 at 2:26 AM logo$0.26 Earnings Per Share Expected for Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) This Quarter - August 20 at 12:16 AM logoAnalyzing Moog (MOG.A) and Mercury Systems (MRCY) - August 16 at 4:58 PM logoFeatured Company News – Inbenta Joins NICE InContact’s DEVone Ecosystem Program - August 15 at 2:11 AM logoMercury Systems Receives $4.3M Order for Radar Subsystems for Missile Defense Application - August 15 at 2:11 AM logoMercury Systems (MRCY) Presents At Jefferies 13th Annual Industrials Conference - Slideshow - August 10 at 8:27 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Mercury Systems Inc. - August 10 at 3:24 PM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Mercury Systems (MRCY) and Exelis (XLS) - August 9 at 10:50 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) VP Sells $308,630.00 in Stock - August 9 at 4:34 PM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Mercury Systems Inc Cut by Jefferies Group (NASDAQ:MRCY) - August 7 at 9:06 AM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 4 at 6:46 PM logoContrasting Moog (MOG.A) and Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) - August 3 at 12:14 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Rating Reiterated by Noble Financial - August 3 at 9:12 AM logoMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $104.39 Million - August 3 at 7:26 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) & L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL) - August 2 at 8:22 PM logoMercury Systems Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results - August 2 at 6:02 AM logoEdited Transcript of MRCY earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 2 at 6:02 AM logoMercury Systems tops Street 4Q forecasts - August 2 at 6:02 AM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS - August 1 at 11:10 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.24 Per Share - August 1 at 8:30 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Releases Q1 Earnings Guidance - August 1 at 6:40 PM logoMercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance - August 1 at 6:40 PM logoMercury Systems Receives $5M Order for Airborne Tactical Mission Computers - July 31 at 9:06 PM logoLisa S. Disbrow and Mary Louise Krakauer Elected to the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems, Inc. - July 28 at 5:31 AM



Mercury Systems (MRCY) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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