Why Mercury General Corporation [MCY] Stock Can Run Back to New Highs Quicker Than You Think

Over the past three months, Mercury General Corporation [MCY] ended the trading day at $50.46 and exhibited a change of 7.89% with a 24 hour trading and reached upto the volume of 182.22K compared to its recorded trading volume of 1.06 million. MCY generated a 1 year amount change with 3.64%. Though for Principal markets a year is counted as a long time period. By having a look at the most recent performance of this stock, in the last week its amount moved by 12.36% with an amount shift of 14.66% over the last month.

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Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Mercury General Corporation [NYSE:MCY] stock was on October 29, 2019, when it was Downgrade with a Mkt perform rating from Keefe Bruyette, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $50. On August 02, 2016, Compass Point Reiterated a Neutral rating and plunged its price target on this stock from $55 to $51. On May 03, 2016, Compass Point Reiterated a Neutral rating and increased its price target from $50 to $55. On February 19, 2016, Raymond James Upgrade a Mkt perform rating. On November 04, 2014, Compass Point Reiterated a Neutral rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $50. On August 28, 2014, Compass Point Initiated a Neutral rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $47.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $33.45 and a peak of $53.97. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $41.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Mercury General Corporation [NYSE:MCY] were valued at $50.46. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.0%.


Mercury General Corporation [NYSE:MCY] most recently reported quarterly sales of 999.0 million, which represented growth of 1.20%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $882,782 per employee, while its income is $71,130 per employee. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 5.80, 18.73, 18.71 and 15.21 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 19.45 and the whole liability to whole assets at 7.37. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 18.81 and enduring liability to assets at 0.07 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 48.40 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 46.35. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 54.11 and at 57.77 for 2nd resistance point.

Mercury General Corporation [MCY] reported its earnings at $1.23 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.06/share signifying the difference of 0.17 and 16.00% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $1.86 calling estimates for $0.78/share with the difference of 1.08 depicting the surprise of 138.50%.

Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.68, it’s amount to book ratio is 1.50 and showing 11.66 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Little Joshua Eric, Director, and it was the purchase of 150.0 shares on Sep 14. Braunegg George Gwyer, the Director, completed a purchase of 750.0 shares on Jun 12. On Jun 11, Little Joshua Eric, Director, completed a purchase of 150.0 shares.