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Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) CAO Charles A. Speicher sold 5,101 shares of Mercury Systems stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.89, for a total value of $55,549.89. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 61,309 shares in the company, valued at approximately $667,655. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Mercury Systems from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $13.50 price target on the stock.

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) traded up 0.09% on Monday, hitting $10.70. 108,441 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Mercury Systems has a 52-week low of $8.42 and a 52-week high of $14.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.33 and a 200-day moving average of $11.91. The company’s market cap is $357.1 million.

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $53.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.62 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.01 earnings per share. Mercury Systems’s revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Mercury Systems will post $0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Mercury Systems, Inc, formerly Mercury Computer Systems, Inc, designs, manufactures and markets real-time digital signal and images processing sub-systems and software for specialized defense and commercial markets.

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