What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Mercury General with four of six analysts rating it hold. Analysts still rate the stock a moderate sell, but they are a bit more wary about it compared with three months ago.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $680.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 11.2% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.67 per share. Estimates range from $0.55 to $0.78.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 91.2% giving it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 84.3% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are bullish on Mercury General, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 42 posts in the past 30 days. Mercury General has a bullish CAPS rating of four out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
The company's revenue has now risen for two straight quarters.
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