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 potential capital gains of 16.68 percent. The lowest price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 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.