Analyst Ratings for Mercury Systems Inc. (MRCY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, MRCY was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MRCY. The most optimistic price target was 51, implying potential capital gains of 16.68 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, which equates to a potential downside of -3.91 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MRCY to grow at a rate of 84.07 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MRCY is 0.85.

MRCY has traded between a high of 44.92 and a low of 21.52 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 103.11 percent, and 2.69 percent lower than its 52-week high. MRCY has a price/earnings ratio of 71.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MRCY value stock report compares MRCY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MRCY is $2.1 billion. MRCY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.