Mercury Computer Gets a Hold Rating from Jefferies

By Jason Carr

In a report released yesterday, Sheila Kahyaoglu from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Mercury Computer (NASDAQ: MRCY), with a price target of $43. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $39.74, close to its 52-week high of $41.49.

According to, Kahyaoglu is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.5% and a 65.5% success rate. Kahyaoglu covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Honeywell International, Transdigm Group Inc, and L-3 Communications.

Mercury Computer has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $45.60.

Mercury Computer’s market cap is currently $1.83B and has a P/E ratio of 65.15. The company has a book value ratio of 2.5786.

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Mercury Systems, Inc. is a commercial provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. Its technology includes embedded processing modules and subsystems; radio frequency and microwave multi-function assemblies as well as subsystems; radio frequency and microwave components. The company was founded on July 14, 1981 and is headquartered in Andover, MA.