Mercury Stock Today


USD 50.13  1.27  2.47%   

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Odds Of Distress
Less than 14
Mercury Sys is trading at 50.13 as of the 14th of August 2022; that is -2.47 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 51.4. Mercury Sys has less than a 14 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Mercury Sys are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 15th of July 2022 and ending today, the 14th of August 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
Capital Goods
IPO Date
30th of January 1998
Mercury Systems, Inc., a technology company, engages in the manufacture and sale of components, products, modules, and subsystems for aerospace and defense industries in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Mercury Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts. The company has 56.65 M outstanding shares of which 1.69 M shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.45 trading days to cover. More on Mercury Sys

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Mercury Sys Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Mercury Sys' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Mercury Sys or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Mercury Sys generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Mercury Sys has a frail financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
Latest headline from Sale by Michelle McCarthy of 830 shares of Mercury Sys
CEO and President and DirectorMark Aslett
Thematic IdeaElectronic Equipment (view all)
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Mercury Sys report their recommendations after researching Mercury Sys' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Mercury Sys' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Mercury Sys. The Mercury consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Mercury Sys.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Mercury Sys based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Mercury Sys financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares48.5 M47.8 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted49.2 M48.5 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations81.8 M97.5 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1.3 B1.4 B
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities165.5 M132.2 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets501.7 M582.2 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities93.3 M98 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt207.7 M195 M
Notably Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.0350.038
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.420.437
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.510.533
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Mercury Sys' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Financial Strength
Mercury Sys' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Mercury Sys' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Mercury Sys' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Mercury Sys' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Mercury Sys' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Mercury Sys deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Mercury Sys (MRCY) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, MA 01810, United States and employs 2,294 people. Mercury Sys is listed under Electronic Equipment category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 2.85 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Mercury Sys's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Mercury Sys's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Mercury Sys conducts business under Industrials sector and is part of Aerospace & Defense industry. The entity has 56.65 M outstanding shares of which 1.69 M shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.45 trading days to cover. Mercury Sys currently holds about 91.69 M in cash with 27.76 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.59.
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Mercury Sys holds a total of 56.65 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Mercury Sys outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. These third-party entities are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to shop for positions in Mercury Sys to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional holders are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Mercury Sys. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Mercury Sys as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Also note that almost three million three hundred ninety-nine thousand invesors are currently shorting Mercury Sys expressing very little confidence in its future performance.

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Mercury Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Mercury Sys' target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Mercury Sys jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 99.0%. The Mercury Sys probability density function shows the probability of Mercury Sys stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Mercury Sys has a beta of 0.6662. This indicates as returns on the market go up, Mercury Sys average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Mercury Sys will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Mercury Sys is significantly underperforming DOW.
  Odds Below 50.13HorizonTargetOdds Above 50.13
1.34%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Mercury Sys to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 99.0 (This Mercury Sys probability density function shows the probability of Mercury Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Mercury Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Mercury Sys that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Mercury Sys' outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Mercury Sys' value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares5.5 M351.2 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares5.1 M325 M
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Mercury Sys Historical Income Statement

Mercury Sys Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Mercury's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Mercury Sys revenue and expense. Mercury Sys Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Net Loss Income from Discontinued Operations is likely to drop to about 4 M in 2022 View More Fundamentals

Mercury Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Mercury Sys stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Mercury Sys stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Mercury Sys is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Mercury Sys at a given time.

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Mercury Sys Corporate Directors

Mercury Sys corporate directors refer to members of a Mercury Sys board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Mercury Sys' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Mercury Sys' board members must vote for the resolution. The Mercury Sys board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
Lisa Disbrow - DirectorProfile
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You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Mercury Sys. The danger of trading Mercury Sys is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Mercury Sys is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Mercury Sys. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Mercury Sys is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Mercury Sys' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Mercury Sys. If investors know Mercury will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Mercury Sys listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Mercury Sys is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Mercury that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Mercury Sys' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Mercury Sys' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Mercury Sys' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Mercury Sys' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Mercury Sys' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Mercury Sys value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Mercury Sys' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.