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51.48
+0.21
+0.41%
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Open

51.35

Previous Close

51.27

Volume (Avg)

7.30k (162.75k)

Day's Range

51.17-51.55

52Wk Range

41.70-52.58

Market Cap.

2.82B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

2.46 (4.80%)

Beta

0.50

Shares Outstanding

54.98M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

12.67 (4.05)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Insurance – Property & Casualty
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 2.82B

    • Net Income

    • 112.14M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.82B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 7.40

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.11

    • Beta

    • 0.50

    • Forward P/E

    • 19.80

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.94

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.47

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 11.66

      • EBITDA

      • 163.94M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 5.06

      • Return on Equity %

      • 11.85

      • Return on Assets %

      • 5.06

      • Book Value/Share

      • 34.99

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 54.98M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.62 (9/9/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/28/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 47.00

        • Credit Rating

        • A

        • Analysts

        • 1

        • EPS Estimate

        • -

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 25.60

          • 2.01

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -4.10

          • 30.52

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • -8.93

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.16

          • 3.34

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 3.74

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 1.12

          • 32.02

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • -

            • 24.50

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 10.12

            • 14.81

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 7.40

            • 10.83

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -

            • -

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 8.60

            • 13.00

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.70

            • 135.92B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.14

              • 0.24

              • Current Ratio

              • -

              • 0.62

              • Quick Ratio

              • -

              • 0.61

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • -

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.37

              • 3.94

              • Book Value/Share

              • 34.99

              • 46.07

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 12.67

                • 11.76

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 12.99

                • 186.45

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 8.35

                • 112.73

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.94

                • 1.19

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.47

                • 1.15

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 11.66

                • 8.33

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 11.85

                    (11.20)

                  • 11.00

                    (10.09)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 5.06

                    (4.70)

                  • 2.73

                    (2.31)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 10.75

                    (10.20)

                  • 8.67

                    (7.84)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 49.46k

                  • 96.62k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • -

                  • -

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.68

                  • 0.25

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  132.10M
                  Operating Margin
                  4.68
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  11.66
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  39.30%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  23.95%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  26.96%

                  Float

                  48.89%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  0.25%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • iShares Select Dividend

                  •  

                    3,780,855

                  • 0.00

                  • 7.22

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Cap Income Builder

                  •  

                    2,809,700

                  • 0.00

                  • 5.11

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Small Cap World

                  •  

                    500,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.91

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    477,488

                  • -0.37

                  • 0.87

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    463,859

                  • 0.17

                  • 0.84

                  • iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap (AU)

                  •  

                    438,893

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.84

                  • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                  •  

                    336,555

                  • -0.07

                  • 0.61

                  • SPDR® S&P MIDCAP 400 ETF

                  •  

                    325,844

                  • -7.75

                  • 0.59

                  • PrimeCap Odyssey Stock Fund

                  •  

                    281,600

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.51

                  • PowerShares High Yld Eq Div Achiev™ Port

                  •  

                    263,490

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.50

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    4,539,713

                  • -0.01%

                  • 8.26

                  • Capital Research & Mgmt Co - Division 3

                  •  

                    1,813,530

                  • +0.21%

                  • 3.30

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    1,713,081

                  • +1.90%

                  • 3.12

                  • Capital Research Global Investors

                  •  

                    1,500,000

                  • +3.84%

                  • 2.73

                  • State Street Corp

                  •  

                    954,859

                  • +1.40%

                  • 1.74

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    719,015

                  • +5.95%

                  • 1.31

                  • Old Republic International Corporation

                  •  

                    583,500

                  • +64.60%

                  • 1.06

                  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

                  •  

                    543,711

                  • +0.83%

                  • 0.99

                  • Invesco PowerShares Capital Mgmt LLC

                  •  

                    412,266

                  • +6.99%

                  • 0.75

                  • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                  •  

                    380,102

                  • +12.10%

                  • 0.69

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Financial Services

                  Industry

                  Insurance – Property & Casualty

                  Type

                  Slow Growth

                  Style

                  Small Value

                  Mercury General Corp is a California Corporation founded in 1961. It operates as an insurance holding company. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged mainly in writing automobile insurance in a number of states, mainly Californ...moreia. The Company also writes homeowners, mechanical breakdown, fire, umbrella, and commercial automobile and property insurance. The Company offers automobile policyholders the following types of coverage: bodily injury liability, underinsured and uninsured motorist, personal injury protection, property damage liability, comprehensive, collision and other hazards. The Company sets its own automobile insurance premium rates, subject to rating regulations issued by the Departments of Insurance or similar governmental agencies of the applicable states. In addition, the Compa...moreny offers mechanical breakdown insurance in many states and homeowners insurance in Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, New York, Georgia, Texas, and Arizona. The Company offers standard, non-standard, and preferred private passenger automobile insurance. The Company conducts the majority of claims processing without the assistance of outside adjusters. The claims staff administers all claims and direct all legal and adjustment aspects of claims processing. The Company sells its policies through approximately 6700 independent agents and brokers, of which over 1,200 are located in each of California and Florida. The remaining agents are located in Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, and Michigan. The Company operates in the highly competitive property-casualty industry subject to competition on pricing, claims, consumer recognition, coverage offered and other product features, customer service, and geographic coverage. The Company is subject to significant regulation and supervision by the Departments of Insurance of each state in which the Company operates.lessless

                  Key People

                  Mr. Gabriel Tirador

                  CEO/President/Director

                  Mr. George Joseph

                  Chairman of the Board/Director

                  Mr. Theodore R. Stalick

                  CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Vice President

                  Mr. Allan Lubitz

                  Chief Information Officer/Senior VP

                  Mr. Christopher Graves

                  Director/Vice President/Other Executive Officer

                  • Mercury General Corp

                  • 4484 Wilshire Boulevard

                  • Los Angeles, CA 90010

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 323 937-1060

                  • Fax: +1 323 857-7116

                  • mercuryinsurance.com

                  Incorporated

                  1961

                  Employees

                  4,500

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