Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY): Price and Financial Metrics

Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY): $36.30

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MRCY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.30 52-week high $59.13
Prev. close $37.09 52-week low $28.90
Day low $35.99 Volume 368,540
Day high $37.34 Avg. volume 551,487
50-day MA $37.41 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $43.37 Market Cap 2.15B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MRCY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.99% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MRCY is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • MRCY ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

MRCY Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of MERCURY SYSTEMS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 23.7% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • MRCY's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 26.12% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, MERCURY SYSTEMS INC is reporting a growth rate of -196.62%; that's higher than just 7.32% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MERCURY SYSTEMS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be AVDX, PDEX, GKOS, HLGN, and AAOI.
  • MRCY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MERCURY SYSTEMS INC's official web site, go to

MRCY Valuation Summary

  • MRCY's price/sales ratio is 2.3; this is 91.67% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • MRCY's price/earnings ratio has moved down 99.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRCY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRCY 2023-09-19 2.3 1.4 -78.8 -117.1
MRCY 2023-09-18 2.3 1.4 -80.0 -118.6
MRCY 2023-09-15 2.3 1.4 -77.9 -116.1
MRCY 2023-09-14 2.3 1.4 -78.0 -116.2
MRCY 2023-09-13 2.3 1.4 -77.7 -115.8
MRCY 2023-09-12 2.2 1.4 -74.8 -112.3

MRCY Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 6.6%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 25.54%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 190.58%.
Over the past 15 months, MRCY's revenue has gone up $56,583,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 999.971 -54.334 -4.201
2022-09-30 990.763 -82.902 4.08
2022-06-30 988.197 -18.869 11.275
2022-03-31 949.31 27.76 12.285
2021-12-31 953.092 55.197 23.781
2021-09-30 943.388 72.312 39.106

MRCY'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.
  • MRCY has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 57.31% of graded US stocks.
  • MRCY's asset turnover comes in at 0.495 -- ranking 146th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • CASA, BHE, and BELFA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MRCY.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-02 0.495 0.417 0.110
2021-04-02 0.501 0.426 0.135
2021-01-01 0.482 0.436 0.152
2020-10-02 0.504 0.444 0.179
2020-07-03 0.500 0.448 0.186
2020-03-27 0.490 0.450 0.178

MRCY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MRCY, see our MRCY 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 $67.63 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) Company Bio

Mercury Systems provides open sensor processing systems and services. The company operates through two segments, Mercury Commercial Electronics (MCE) and Mercury Defense Systems (MDS). The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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Latest MRCY News From Around the Web

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APELY vs. MRCY: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

APELY vs. MRCY: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

Mercury (MRCY) Launches Space-Qualified FPGA Processing Board

Mercury (MRCY), in partnership with Ball Aerospace, introduces a radiation-tolerant Field Programmable Gate Array that incorporates Advanced Micro Devices' Xilinx Versal AI core.

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

Mercury Introduces the First Space-qualified FPGA Processing Board Powered by AMD Xilinx Versal® Technology

Mercury's SCFE6933 Mercury's SCFE6933 is a radiation-tolerant, 6U SpaceVPX board that will make high-performance computing more accessible for a broad range of space applications and customers. ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a technology company that delivers processing power for the most demanding aerospace and defense missions, today introduced the first space-qualified FPGA processing board to use AMD’s Xilinx Versal® AI

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

This Highflying Defense Stock Stumbled. That’s a Reason to Buy.

The defense contractor spent heavily on acquisitions, then struggled during the pandemic. Now with new senior leadership working to fix its operational problems, its shares could fly.

Yahoo | September 16, 2023

Why Is Mercury Systems (MRCY) Up 4.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Mercury Systems (MRCY) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 14, 2023

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MRCY Price Returns

1-mo -6.80%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -28.23%
1-year -10.59%
3-year -52.92%
5-year -33.38%
YTD -18.86%
2022 -18.74%
2021 -37.47%
2020 27.42%
2019 46.14%
2018 -7.91%

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