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NYSE:MCY

Mercury General - MCY Stock Forecast, Price & News

$34.60
-0.16 (-0.46%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.38
$34.91
50-Day Range
$32.81
$37.48
52-Week Range
$27.89
$56.21
Volume
145,781 shs
Average Volume
202,733 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.92 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.65%
Price Target
$45.00

Mercury General MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Strong Buy
4.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
30.1% Upside
$45.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.32% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.82
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.24mentions of Mercury General in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($1.15) to $1.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.28 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

466th out of 900 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

25th out of 48 stocks


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About Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) Stock

Mercury General Corp. operates as a broker and agency writer of automobile insurance. The firm engages in writing personal automobile insurance and provides related property and casualty insurance products to its customers. Its insurance products include private passenger automobile and related insurance products such as homeowners, commercial automobile and commercial property. The company was founded by George Joseph in 1961 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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MCY Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2022
Dividend Payable
12/29/2022
Today
1/28/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/14/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
58940010
Employees
4,300
Year Founded
1962

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+30.1%
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
4.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$247.94 million
Pretax Margin
-17.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.99 billion
Cash Flow
$4.29 per share
Book Value
$38.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
35,714,000
Market Cap
$1.92 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.56

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Key Executives

  • Gabriel Tirador
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Victor Joseph
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Theodore Robert Stalick
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Abby Hosseini
    Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Charles Toney
    Chief Actuary & Vice President













MCY Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mercury General stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercury General in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "strong buy" MCY shares.
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What is Mercury General's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Mercury General's stock. Their MCY share price forecasts range from $45.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have MCY shares performed in 2023?

Mercury General's stock was trading at $34.20 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, MCY stock has increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $34.60.
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Are investors shorting Mercury General?

Mercury General saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 616,800 shares, a drop of 20.4% from the December 31st total of 775,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 323,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Mercury General's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 14th 2023.
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How were Mercury General's earnings last quarter?

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.55) by $0.83. The insurance provider earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. Mercury General had a negative net margin of 13.43% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.28%.

How often does Mercury General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercury General?

Mercury General announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.3175 per share on Thursday, December 29th. This represents a $1.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th.
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Is Mercury General a good dividend stock?

Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) pays an annual dividend of $1.27 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.65%.
Read our dividend analysis for MCY.

What is Gabriel Tirador's approval rating as Mercury General's CEO?

173 employees have rated Mercury General Chief Executive Officer Gabriel Tirador on Glassdoor.com. Gabriel Tirador has an approval rating of 84% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Mercury General own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mercury General investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Altria Group (MO), Chevron (CVX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

What is Mercury General's stock symbol?

Mercury General trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MCY."

Who are Mercury General's major shareholders?

Mercury General's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.26%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.08%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.05%), Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Inspire Advisors LLC (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Abby Hosseini, Brandt Minnich, Gabriel Tirador, George Joseph and Joshua Eric Little.
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How do I buy shares of Mercury General?

Shares of MCY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mercury General's stock price today?

One share of MCY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.60.

How much money does Mercury General make?

Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) has a market capitalization of $1.92 billion and generates $3.99 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $247.94 million in net income (profit) each year or ($8.59) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mercury General have?

The company employs 4,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Mercury General?

Mercury General's mailing address is 4484 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES CA, 90010. The official website for the company is www.mercuryinsurance.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (323) 937-1060 or via fax at 323-857-7116.

This page (NYSE:MCY) was last updated on 1/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff