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NYSE:MCY - Mercury General Stock Price, Forecast & News

$51.80
+0.62 (+1.21 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.92
Now: $51.80
$51.93
50-Day Range
$47.29
MA: $48.84
$53.70
52-Week Range
$46.69
Now: $51.80
$65.22
Volume359,527 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio8.98
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Mercury General Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal automobile insurance in the United States. The company also writes homeowners, commercial automobile, commercial property, mechanical protection, fire, and umbrella insurance. Its automobile insurance products cover collision, property damage, bodily injury, comprehensive, personal injury protection, underinsured and uninsured motorist, and other hazards; and homeowners' insurance products cover dwelling, liability, personal property, fire, and other hazards. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorN/A
CUSIP58940010
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Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercury General's stock symbol?

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

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

Mercury General declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.63 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 16th. View Mercury General's Dividend History.

How were Mercury General's earnings last quarter?

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 10th. The insurance provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The insurance provider earned $896.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $884.63 million. The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.26) EPS. View Mercury General's Earnings History.

When is Mercury General's next earnings date?

Mercury General is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mercury General.

What price target have analysts set for MCY?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Mercury General's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Mercury General's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mercury General.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mercury General?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mercury General in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Mercury General.

Has Mercury General been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MCY stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mercury General earned a coverage optimism score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Mercury General.

Are investors shorting Mercury General?

Mercury General saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 670,300 shares, an increase of 16.2% from the January 15th total of 577,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 234,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold. View Mercury General's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Mercury General's key competitors?

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Philip Morris International (PM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AbbVie (ABBV), ONEOK (OKE), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) and Consolidated Edison (ED).

Who are Mercury General's key executives?

Mercury General's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Theodore Robert Stalick, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Christopher Wadewitz Graves, VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gabriel Tirador, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Abby Hosseini, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 59)
  • Mr. Erik Dahl Thompson, VP of Advter. & PR (Age 50)

Who are Mercury General's major shareholders?

Mercury General's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.88%), State Street Corp (1.84%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.40%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.38%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.31%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.22%). Company insiders that own Mercury General stock include Charles Toney, George Gwyer Braunegg, Joshua Eric Little and Mike Curtius. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mercury General.

Which major investors are selling Mercury General stock?

MCY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Barclays PLC and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercury General.

Which major investors are buying Mercury General stock?

MCY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Absher Wealth Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Southside Capital LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and ProShare Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Mercury General stock in the last two years include George Gwyer Braunegg and Joshua Eric Little. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mercury General.

How do I buy shares of Mercury General?

Shares of MCY 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mercury General's stock price today?

One share of MCY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mercury General (NYSE MCY)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  402 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  622
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mercury General and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MCY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MCY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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