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Mercury General Corp (MCY.N)

MCY.N on New York Stock Exchange

45.70USD
16 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.41 (+0.91%)
Prev Close
$45.29
Open
$45.17
Day's High
$45.90
Day's Low
$45.17
Volume
62,856
Avg. Vol
66,071
52-wk High
$63.22
52-wk Low
$41.42

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2017 Dec '17 857.25 0.357
Sep '17 858.36 0.840
Jun '17 852.85 0.933
Mar '17 847.50 0.488
FY 2016 Dec '16 737.60 -0.472
Sep '16 808.16 0.487
Jun '16 858.00 0.883
Mar '16 823.92 0.422
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 843.12 843.12 843.12 --
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1 849.56 849.56 849.56 --
Year Ending Dec-18 1 3,422.20 3,422.20 3,422.20 3,503.95
Year Ending Dec-19 1 3,548.58 3,548.58 3,548.58 --
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2 0.47 0.65 0.30 0.61
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2 0.69 0.77 0.60 0.61
Year Ending Dec-18 3 2.55 2.90 2.10 2.80
Year Ending Dec-19 3 3.00 3.40 2.75 --
LT Growth Rate (%) 1 25.30 25.30 25.30 9.80
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 17.45 16.03 20.88
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 45.59 17.11 24.09
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 17.52 9.40 11.40
Beta 0.50 1.03 1.42
Price to Sales (TTM) 0.74 0.74 6.51
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.44 1.25 3.03
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 1.49 1.56 3.15
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 12.63 10.03 14.12
% Owned Institutions 51.03 5.30 0.73

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 5.52 2.47 1.69
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 4.64 2.01 0.57
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 0.41 11.61 4.34
Payout Ratio(TTM) 95.18 37.49 76.53

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 16.22 1.88 12.65
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 5.83 8.45 9.12
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 4.18 7.51 14.03
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 175.76 4.12 65.26
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 98.25 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 4.23 39.91 10.20
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 5.08 0.86 7.66

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) -- 0.00 0.04
Current Ratio (MRQ) -- 0.00 1.80
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 21.08 14.31 27.00
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 21.08 14.54 57.16
Interest Coverage (TTM) 160.84 29.29 6.18

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 2.22 2.98
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 2.68 2.87
EBITD Margin (TTM) 23.21 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 23.05 10.02 46.33
Operating Margin (TTM) 5.34 5.38 37.64
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.61 6.83 39.75
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 4.89 5.73 37.96
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.44 6.98 40.10
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 4.24 4.41 30.19
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.76 5.01 31.76
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 13.29 20.23 20.93
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 15.32 26.54 20.90

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 794,410 80,716,737 49,535,413
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 33,692 2,897,665 15,888,979
Receivable Turnover (TTM) -- 1.85 7,924.58
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 1.31 0.93
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.69 0.27 0.02

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 2.93 1.42 2.59
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 2.53 1.55 2.73
Return on Investment (TTM) -- 0.36 0.39
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 0.52 0.42
Return on Equity (TTM) 8.25 6.81 15.55
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 6.42 7.56 18.86
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 5.83 4.29 4.18
EPS (TTM) % 98.25 -6.80 4.23
Dividend % 0.40 0.40 0.41
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Mercury General Corp

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -12.06 -9.55 8 27
13 Week -16.58 -21.26 10 29
26 Week -21.21 -30.05 5 27
52 Week -21.71 -32.74 23 12
YTD -14.48 -16.32 7 34
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 51.03%
# of Holders: 289
Total Shares Held: 28,236,910
3 Mo. Net Change: -829,791
# New Positions: 45
# Closed Positions: 18
# Increased Positions: 150
# Reduced Positions: 85
# Net Buyers: 65
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