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.

Several price targets were given for MRCY by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 51, which equates to a potential upside of 16.68 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying potential capital losses of -3.91 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of MRCY is 0.85.

In the last 52-weeks, MRCY has achieved a high of 44.92 and a low of 21.52. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.