Mercury General Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:MCY)

About the company

Mercury General Corp. operates as a broker and agency writer of automobile insurance. The firm engages in writing personal automobile insurance and provides related property and casualty insurance products to its customers. Its insurance products include private passenger automobile and related insurance products such as homeowners, commercial automobile and commercial property. The company was founded by George Joseph in 1961 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Sector

Finance

Industry

Property and Casualty Insurance

Employees

4500

CEO

Gabriel Tirador

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.mercuryinsurance.com

$4B

Total Revenue

4K

Employees

$2B

Market Capitalization

49.23

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$45M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$2.52

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
National General Holdings Corp. NGHCP None 5275.00 None None 6.13
Chubb Ltd. CB 57385.49 34007.00 1.09 15.68 10.78
Progressive Corp. PGR 46508.01 39022.00 3.35 13.07 9.12
The Allstate Corp. ALL 31049.70 43761.00 1.33 7.92 8.98
Erie Indemnity Co. ERIE 11033.34 2523.00 8.91 33.08 11.92
W.R. Berkley Corp. WRB 10898.71 7821.00 1.84 22.15 6.35
Cincinnati Financial Corp. CINF 10703.55 5666.00 1.30 202.72 1.34
Loews Corp. L 10039.62 14273.00 0.56 -84.22 -0.66
Everest Re Group Ltd. RE 8038.00 8269.00 0.94 12.22 8.03
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. RNR 7567.12 4268.00 1.69 -491.37 8.22
Alleghany Corp. Y 6874.28 8202.00 0.89 135.27 0.69
American Financial Group, Inc. AFG 5423.60 7488.00 1.06 20.69 3.57
Old Republic International Corp. ORI 4822.02 6047.00 0.95 123.23 0.65
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. THG 3948.40 4727.00 1.37 15.30 5.56
RLI Corp. RLI 3601.80 861.00 3.93 56.77 7.54
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. SIGI 3093.60 2812.00 1.47 13.71 8.02
National General Holdings Corp. NGHC 2418.60 5275.00 1.05 7.42 6.13
Mercury General Corp. MCY 2193.40 3663.00 1.36 49.23 1.23
Palomar Holdings, Inc. PLMR 2100.24 129.00 8.14 54.35 28.53
James River Group Holdings Ltd. JRVR 1383.53 803.00 1.89 -62.86 -2.64
Safety Insurance Group, Inc. SAFT 1123.95 836.00 1.51 17.11 8.05
NMI Holdings, Inc. NMIH 1099.00 408.00 1.37 5.75 48.35
State Auto Financial Corp. STFC 753.72 1254.00 0.87 -9.62 -6.10
Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. TPRE 682.62 643.00 0.57 -5.83 -18.10
United Fire Group, Inc. UFCS 664.50 1080.00 0.80 -6.51 -9.46
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. UVE 588.88 938.00 1.14 20.87 2.82
HCI Group, Inc. HCI 454.10 238.00 2.00 17.74 8.13
ProSight Global, Inc. PROS 379.26 885.00 0.78 11.76 3.67
Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. HRTG 369.17 526.00 0.80 12.60 5.57
Global Indemnity Ltd. GBLI 328.44 551.00 0.50 61.74 1.06
United Insurance Holdings Corp. UIHC 322.50 799.00 0.66 -6.15 -6.52
Protective Insurance Corp. PTVCA 247.38 462.00 0.82 -14.25 -3.80
Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. GLRE 225.36 480.00 0.53 -4.54 -10.46
FedNat Holding Co. FNHC 137.28 429.00 0.60 19.92 1.63
Maiden Holdings Ltd. MHLD 104.58 436.00 5.25 -1.40 -17.05
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. HALL 54.72 442.00 0.19 1.97 6.39
Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. KFS 49.28 57.00 6.40 -3.07 -28.16
Positive Physicians Holdings, Inc. PPHI 45.72 24.00 0.59 -28.58 -5.94
National Security Group, Inc. NSEC 40.05 65.00 0.68 44.50 1.18
ICC Holdings, Inc. ICCH 33.42 55.00 0.59 16.63 3.68
1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. PIH 27.12 -4.00 0.74 -2.88 -19.46
Unico American Corp. UNAM 26.00 32.00 0.51 -7.88 -10.82
Conifer Holdings, Inc. CNFR 23.35 93.00 0.68 -2.01 -12.72
Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. AFH 6.96 188.00 1.61 -0.07 -54.81
Oxbridge Re Holdings Ltd. OXBR 6.66 1.00 0.83 -13.88 -62.07

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) Shares Sold by Invesco Ltd.

7d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

Invesco Ltd. reduced its stake in shares of Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) by 7.7% in the 1st quarter, according to its most ...

Mercury NZ Limited (NZSE:MCY) Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Appear To Be Mixed : Is There A Clear Direction For The Stock?

2d ago, source: YAHOO!

Mercury NZ (NZSE:MCY) has had a great run on the share market with its stock up by a significant 13% over the last three ...

Legal & General Group Plc Increases Position in Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY)

6d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in shares of Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) by 2.8% during the first quarter, ...

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) Short Interest Update

12d ago, source: modernreaders.com

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) saw a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest ...

Mercury Systems Receives $25M Integrated Subsystems Order for Electronic Support Application

4d ago, source: Associated Press

Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, announced it received a $25 million follow-on order from a leading defense ...

Engineers Gate Manager LP Has $1.31 Million Position in Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY)

12d ago, source: modernreaders.com

Engineers Gate Manager LP lessened its position in Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) by 43.2% in the first quarter, according to ...

‘A tiny general’: Amusing memories from Mercury yesteryear

7d ago, source: Daily Mercury

Lyn (nee Octrin) spent about 14 years at the Mercury before a career change. A familiar face on the front counter, Lyn said ...



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