Mercury General Corporation (MCY): Price and Financial Metrics

Mercury General Corporation (MCY): $30.10

0.34 (+1.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MCY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MCY is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • MCY ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

MCY Stock Summary

  • MCY's went public 32.51 years ago, making it older than 85.85% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, MERCURY GENERAL CORP is reporting a growth rate of -174.51%; that's higher than merely 9.2% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that MCY's revenue has grown -12.48% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 11.45% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MERCURY GENERAL CORP are BH, GURE, MRTN, SNFCA, and WHR.
  • Visit MCY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MCY Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MCY's price/sales ratio is 82.76% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • MCY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MCY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MCY 2022-09-15 0.5 1.1 -5.0 -4.2
MCY 2022-09-14 0.5 1.1 -5.0 -4.2
MCY 2022-09-13 0.5 1.1 -4.9 -4.1
MCY 2022-09-12 0.5 1.1 -5.1 -4.2
MCY 2022-09-09 0.5 1.1 -5.0 -4.2
MCY 2022-09-08 0.5 1.1 -5.0 -4.2

MCY Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -9.61%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 76.09%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -63.26%.
Over the past 33 months, MCY's revenue has gone down $228,571,000.

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
2022-06-30 3,572.572 379.249 -375.837
2022-03-31 3,805.722 433.643 -55.975
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

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 $30.10 52-week high $57.17
Prev. close $29.76 52-week low $29.18
Day low $29.39 Volume 594,100
Day high $30.11 Avg. volume 395,126
50-day MA $35.38 Dividend yield 4.22%
200-day MA $47.34 Market Cap 1.67B

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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Below are the latest news stories about MERCURY GENERAL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MCY as an investment opportunity.

CoStar Group, Invitation Homes Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") will make the following changes to the S&P 100, S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 19 to coincide with the quarterly rebalance:

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Mercury Insurance Concert Series Announces 2022 'My First Ride' Artists

Concert season is back and Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) and Live Nation have partnered once again to connect music fans with the artists they love through Mercury's "My First Car" series, a personal look at some of the world's best known musicians and the fond memories behind the wheel of their first car.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

George Thorogood Shares First Car Memories

Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) and Live Nation have partnered again to connect music fans with the artists they love through the creation of Mercury's "My First Car" series, a behind-the-scenes look with some of the world's best known musicians and their fond memories behind the wheel of their first cars.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Progressive Is the Best-Run Auto Insurer. Should You Buy?

Auto insurers’ shares have held up this year despite poor results, as investors figure the companies eventually will realize a double benefit from higher insurance premiums and higher rates.

Yahoo | August 14, 2022

Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To $0.3175

Mercury General Corporation's ( NYSE:MCY ) dividend is being reduced from last year's payment covering the same period...

Yahoo | August 6, 2022

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MCY Price Returns

1-mo -8.08%
3-mo -32.13%
6-mo -44.08%
1-year -43.60%
3-year -37.06%
5-year -32.47%
YTD -41.22%
2021 6.17%
2020 13.43%
2019 -1.23%
2018 1.67%
2017 -7.23%

MCY Dividends

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