Mercury General Corp.

Mercury General is an insurance holding company. Through its insurance subsidiaries, the company writes personal automobile insurance. The company also writes homeowners, commercial automobile, commercial property, mechanical protection, and umbrella insurance. The company provides the following types of automobile coverage: collision, property damage, bodily injury, comprehensive, personal injury protection, underinsured and uninsured motorist, and other hazards. The company provides the following types of homeowners coverage: dwelling, liability, personal property, fire, and other hazards. The company sells its policies through a network of independent agents, its insurance agencies, and directly through internet sales portals.
  • TickerMCY
  • ISINUS5894001008
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorNonlife Insurance
  • CountryUnited States

Mercury General Corp: 2 directors sold/sold after exercising options

Two Directors at Mercury General Corp sold/sold after exercising options 39,000 shares at between 63.480USD and 65.059USD. The significance rating of the trade was 67/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activi...

MERCURY GENERAL with less fundamental stars is reduced to Neutral

MERCURY GENERAL (US), a company active in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry, loses a star(s) at the fundamental level and sees its general evaluation downgraded. The independent financial analyst theScreener just removed a fundamental star(s) for a 3 over 4-star rating. As such, market behaviour remains unchanged and is evaluated as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the loss of a star(s) merits downgrade to the general evaluation of the title, which passes to Neutral. As of the analysis date September 8, 2020, the closing price was USD 44.30 and its expected value was estima...

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  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Short Shots: Technically Vulnerable Stocks

Short Shots is a collection of technically vulnerable charts culled from the Negative Inflecting and Toppy columns within our Weekly Compass report or from various technical screening processes. The charts contained in this report have developed concerning technical patterns that suggest further price deterioration is likely. For these reasons Short Shots can also be a great source of ideas for investors interested in short-selling candidates.

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  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • A number of Banks and Thrifts are developing price and/or RS reversals. (ex. BHLB, OFG, STL, CHFC, CPF, GWB, PPBI, HOPE, MTB,CBSH) • Money management/Capital markets and Insurance names remain leadership in the Financial Sector. (ex. AMP, NAVI, PMT, JEF, JRVR, and MCY.

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  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

Technical indications mixed; Outlook remains cautious Key support levels we have been monitoring (the 200-day MAs on the S&P 500 and equal-weighted S&P 500) have failed to hold, something we noted as increasingly likely in last week's Compass. Despite the break below support, the move lower has been orderly but technical indications remain mixed. The weight of the evidence leads us to remain cautious, supported by several observations highlighted below. • U.S. dollar (USD) weakness coming? We continue to believe a weakening USD may rescue global risk assets by providing a tailwind for EM e...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • A number of restaurants are bullishly inflecting, trending up and to the right (ex. JACK, DIN, SHAK, YUM, WING, and MCD) • Auto Parts Retailers and Auto Dealerships continue to be leadership (ex. AZO, ORLY, KMX, LAD) • A number of Technology Sector names have pulled back to support or are leadership in the Sector (ex. UCTT, BRKS, CY, RMBS, XLNX, SLAB, EGHT, SPSC, TTEC, TSS, and PYPL)

Mercury General Corp: 2 directors sold/sold after exercising options

Two Directors at Mercury General Corp sold/sold after exercising options 39,000 shares at between 63.480USD and 65.059USD. The significance rating of the trade was 67/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activi...

Adrian Atkins

Upgrading Mercury NZ's Uncertainty Rating to Medium

We have changed Mercury NZ's fair value uncertainty rating from high to medium after reassessing risks. There is no change to the firm's narrow moat rating, underpinned by its low-cost hydro and geothermal electricity generation. While its retail business benefits from cost advantages stemming from vertical integration and scale, we don't consider energy retailing to have sustainable competitive advantages. We maintain our NZD 3.20 per share (AUD 3.00) fair value estimate and consider the stock ...

Adrian Atkins

Upgrading Mercury NZ's Uncertainty Rating to Medium

We have changed Mercury NZ's fair value uncertainty rating from high to medium after reassessing risks. There is no change to the firm's narrow moat rating, underpinned by its low-cost hydro and geothermal electricity generation. While its retail business benefits from cost advantages stemming from vertical integration and scale, we don't consider energy retailing to have sustainable competitive advantages. We maintain our NZD 3.20 per share (AUD 3.00) fair value estimate and consider the stock ...

MERCURY GENERAL with less fundamental stars is reduced to Neutral

MERCURY GENERAL (US), a company active in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry, loses a star(s) at the fundamental level and sees its general evaluation downgraded. The independent financial analyst theScreener just removed a fundamental star(s) for a 3 over 4-star rating. As such, market behaviour remains unchanged and is evaluated as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the loss of a star(s) merits downgrade to the general evaluation of the title, which passes to Neutral. As of the analysis date September 8, 2020, the closing price was USD 44.30 and its expected value was estima...

Ford Equity US Rating and Forecast Report

Ford Equity Research covers more than 4,000 stocks using a proprietary quantitative model that evaluates a company’s earnings strength, its relative valuation and recent price movement. Ford’s five recommendation ratings include strong buy, buy, hold, sell, strong sell. For all stocks in our coverage universe, ratings are generated each week and reflect the fundamental and price data as of the last trading day of the week.

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