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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MRCY. The highest price target was 51, implying a possible profit of 16.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, implying a possible loss of -3.91 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MRCY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 84.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, 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 trailing 52-weeks, MRCY hit 44.92 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 103.11 percent, and below the high by 2.69 percent. MRCY has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.1 billion. MRCY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.