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.

MRCY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 51, which equates to a potential upside of 16.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside of -3.91 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MRCY has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 2.69 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.1 billion. MRCY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.