Mercury General Corporation (MCY): Price and Financial Metrics


Mercury General Corporation (MCY): $44.12

0.11 (+0.25%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

MCY POWR Grades


  • Stability is the dimension where MCY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.62% of US stocks.
  • MCY's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MCY ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

MCY Stock Summary

  • Mercury General Corp's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.38% of US equities in our set.
  • MCY's price/sales ratio is 0.76; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 18.23% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Mercury General Corp's share price is greater than that of only 19.28% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mercury General Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be BANF, UNAM, SNFCA, NKSH, and JWEL.
  • Visit MCY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.mercuryinsurance.com.

MCY Valuation Summary

  • MCY's EV/EBIT ratio is 5.1; this is 40.7% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • MCY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, MCY's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MCY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MCY 2014-04-30 0.9 1.4 22.2 18.4
MCY 2013-11-25 0.9 1.4 33.2 30.9
MCY 2011-08-04 0.7 1.1 10.7 8.1
MCY 2009-02-02 0.8 1.3 -74.4 -19.8
MCY 2008-04-22 0.8 1.4 10.6 8.1
MCY 2007-05-16 1.0 1.8 14.3 10.7

MCY Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1279.08%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 96.97%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -29.1%.
Over the past 34 months, MCY's revenue has gone up $378,794,000.

The table below shows MCY's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 3,993.357 501.584 247.937
2021-09-30 4,015.667 590.393 384.207
2021-06-30 4,082.228 663.274 501.776
2021-03-31 4,069.296 682.989 620.806
2020-12-31 3,784.511 605.616 374.607
2020-09-30 3,700.921 549.337 239.552

MCY's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MCY has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.82% of graded US stocks.
  • MCY's asset turnover comes in at 0.61 -- ranking 20th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • EIG, CNC, and AMSF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MCY.

The table below shows MCY's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.610 0.350 0.074
2021-06-30 0.635 0.380 0.099
2021-03-31 0.653 0.418 0.126
2020-12-31 0.628 0.367 0.078
2020-09-30 0.625 0.323 0.049
2020-06-30 0.631 0.305 0.039

MCY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MCY, see our MCY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $41.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.17 (Hold)

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MCY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.12 52-week high $66.07
Prev. close $44.01 52-week low $43.33
Day low $44.00 Volume 3,831,700
Day high $45.64 Avg. volume 281,141
50-day MA $48.98 Dividend yield 5.76%
200-day MA $52.89 Market Cap 2.44B

Mercury General Corporation (MCY) Company Bio


Mercury General Corporation writes personal automobile insurance, homeowners, commercial automobile, commercial property, mechanical breakdown, fire, and umbrella insurance. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


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Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.64

The board of Mercury General Corporation ( NYSE:MCY ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 30th of March...

Yahoo | February 19, 2022

Mercury General declares $0.635 dividend

Mercury General Corporation (NYSE:MCY) declares $0.635/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 4.81%Payable March 30; for shareholders of record March 16; ex-div March

Seeking Alpha | February 15, 2022

Mercury General GAAP EPS of $0.55 beats by $0.16, revenue of $1.05B beats by $141.04M

Mercury General press release (MCY): Q4 GAAP EPS of $0.55 beats by $0.16.Revenue of $1.05B (-1.9% Y/Y) beats by $141.04M.

Seeking Alpha | February 15, 2022

Mercury General Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2021 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury General Corporation (NYSE: MCY ) reported today the fourth quarter and fiscal 2021 results: Consolidated Highlights Three Months Ended December 31, Change Nine Months Ended September 30, Change 2021 2020 $ % 2021 2020 $ % (000''s except per-share amounts and ratios) Net premiums earned (2) $ 958,266 $ 921,860 $ 36,406 3.9 % $ 3,741,948 $ 3,555,635 $ 186,313 5.2 % Net premiums written (1) (2) $ 932,678 $ 895,528 $ 37,150 4.1 % $ 3,855,369 $ 3,611,543 $ 243,826 6.8 % Net realized investment (losses) gains, net of tax (3) $ 43,217 $ 90,209 $ (46,992) (52.1) % $ 88,210 $ 67,727 $ 20,483 30.2 % Net income $ 30,473 $ 166,743 $ (136,270) (81.7) % $ 247,937 $ 374,607 $ (126,670) (33.8) % Net income per diluted share $ 0.55 $ 3.01 $ (2.46) (81....

Benzinga | February 15, 2022

Mercury General (MCY) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

Mercury General (MCY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -158.97% and 0.02%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

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MCY Price Returns

1-mo -9.46%
3-mo -18.81%
6-mo -14.16%
1-year -26.73%
3-year -17.90%
5-year 3.03%
YTD -14.66%
2021 6.17%
2020 13.43%
2019 -1.23%
2018 1.67%
2017 -7.23%

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