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mercury general corp (MCY) Snapshot

Open
$50.65
Previous Close
$50.86
Day High
$50.99
Day Low
$50.28
52 Week High
08/15/14 - $52.58
52 Week Low
02/10/14 - $41.70
Market Cap
2.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
147.0K
EPS TTM
$2.45
Shares Outstanding
55.0M
EX-Date
09/9/14
P/E TM
20.8x
Dividend
$2.46
Dividend Yield
4.82%
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mercury general corp (MCY) Details

Mercury General Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, writes personal automobile insurance solutions. It also writes homeowners, commercial automobile and property, mechanical breakdown, fire, and umbrella insurance. The company sells its policies through a network of independent agents in California, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. Mercury General Corporation was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

4,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/10/14
Founded in 1960

mercury general corp (MCY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $898.1K
Founder, Chairman and Member of Investment Co...
Total Annual Compensation: $969.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $563.3K
Chief Investment Officer, Vice President, Dir...
Total Annual Compensation: $698.8K
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice Pre...
Total Annual Compensation: $422.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

mercury general corp (MCY) Key Developments

Mercury General Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 25, 2014; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Mercury General Corporation announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.6150 per share. The dividend will be paid on September 25, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 11, 2014. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net premiums written of $698,759,000 against $665,479,000 a year ago. Total revenues were $807,019,000 against $642,567,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $136,436,000 against loss before income taxes of $24,959,000 a year ago. Net income was $94,960,000 or $1.73 per share basic and diluted against net loss of $9,264,000 or $0.17 per share basic and diluted a year ago. Operating income per diluted share was $0.83 against $0.63 a year ago. Net investment income before income taxes was $30,850,000 against $31,674,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net premiums written of $1,423,452,000 against $1,355,983,000 a year ago. Total revenues were $1,569,975,000 against $1,382,720,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $238,466,000 against $66,035,000 a year ago. Net income was $167,609,000 or $3.05 per share basic and diluted against $57,197,000 or $1.04 per share basic and diluted a year ago. Operating income per diluted share was $1.60 against $1.32 a year ago. Net investment income before income taxes was $61,092,000 against $62,849,000 a year ago.

Mercury General Corporation to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 28, 2014

Mercury General Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 12:30 PM, GMT Standard Time on Jul 28, 2014

Mercury General Corporation, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 28, 2014

Mercury General Corporation, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 28, 2014

 

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