NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Mercury Computer Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $11.48, below its previous 52-week low of $11.62 with 194,969 shares traded as of 3:35 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 207,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Mercury Computer Systems has a market cap of $362.4 million and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 35.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets high-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing systems and software for embedded, and other specialized commercial and defense computing markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the average computer hardware industry P/E ratio of 16.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Mercury Computer Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a decline in the stock price during the past year. You can view the full Mercury Computer Systems Ratings Report.

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