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Mercury Systems president- mercury commercial electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sells 19 January 2018

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Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) President- Mercury Commercial Electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sold 3,500 shares worth $US180,180 on January 16. The selling price was $US51.48.

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SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY DIDIER M. C. THIBAUD, PRESIDENT- MERCURY COMMERCIAL ELECTRONICS

Mr. Thibaud is President of Mercury Commercial Electronics (MCE), where he is responsible for sales, product engineering, operations and other duties.Prior to his position with MCE, Mr. Thibaud managed the company's Advanced Computing Solutions (ACS) group. He also headed up its international subsidiaries. Before joining Mercury in 1995, Mr. Thibaud was Technical Director and Account Manager for Horizon Technologies, where he specialized in the development of Services and System Integrations for European Defense and Commercial businesses. Previously, at ONERA, the French National Research Center for Aerospace, Mr. Thibaud spent several years managing research and development of DSP applications in medical and defense electronics, and was the engineering manager for multiprocessor systems that were used for tracking and surveillance radar. Mr. Thibaud started his career with CHU Lille hospital's center for medical signal processing research.Mr. Thibaud graduated from the Hautes Etudes Industrielles in Lille, France, with a degree in information technology. He also earned a D.E.A. (Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies) in signal and image processing.

SECTION 2 MERCURY SYSTEMS, INC. PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NASDAQ:MRCY):

+ The performance of Mercury Systems, Inc. is placed 276/2,202 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of NASDAQ stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 87.

+ Didier M. C. Thibaud became President- Mercury Commercial Electronics of Mercury Systems, Inc. in 2012. The company's performance, measured in average annualised shareholder returns in the past five years, has been above average in that time - investors have reaped 44.80% compared to 19.90% for the NASDAQ-100 Index.

2.1 MCap History:

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by $US2.2 billion from $US259.9 million to $US2.5 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there has been no decline in MCap over the last 5 years.

PriceMCap (US$ M)
Last$US51.262,472.8
1 Year ago$US29.951,228.4
2 Years ago$US16.93582.9
3 Years ago$US14.39488.7
4 Years ago$US11.73378.2
5 Years ago$US8.06259.9

2.2 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has consistently exceeded 17.0%.

MRCYCloseAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jan 18$US51.2663.9
1 Year ago$US31.2884.8
2 Years ago$US16.9317.7
3 Years ago$US14.3922.7
4 Years ago$US11.7348.6

Close 5 years ago $US7.89.

2.3 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US1,712

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
MRCY.NASDAQ9999491,712
NASDAQ-100 Index1,0151,0581,347

2.4 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change of 71.2% for Mercury Systems outperformed the change of 35.0% in the NASDAQ-100 Index for a relative price change of 36.1%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
MRCY-5.1-0.271.2
Computer integrated systems sector1.011.545.8
NASDAQ-100 Index4.611.435.0

SECTION 3 MERCURY SYSTEMS, INC. FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NASDAQ:MRCY):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Revenue Growth has improved from 7.9% in 2014 to 50.3% in 2017, Operating Margin has improved from -2.8% in 2014 to 9.5% in 2017 and Return on Equity has improved from -1.2% in 2014 to 3.4% in 2017.

MRCYRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
201750.31.79.53.4
201616.187.19.84.2
201511.7-84.1
20147.9--2.8-1.2

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 25.1% for Total Revenue and 50.6% for EBITDA.

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)3-year Avg ($US M)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue409.8305.825.1
EBITDA58.344.450.6

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Operating Profit Margin 3-year average is 9.1% and Return on Capital Employed 3-year average is 4.8%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin14.314.7
Operating Profit Margin9.59.1
Net Profit Margin6.16.5
Return on Equity3.43.9
Return on Assets3.03.2
Return on Capital Employed5.24.8

3.4 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In NASDAQ Market
Relative Price Change % (1 Year)36.1In Top Quartile
Turnover in Quarter$US833.8 millionIn Top Quartile

SECTION 4 MERCURY SYSTEMS, INC. MARKET POSITION AND GLOBAL RANK (NASDAQ:MRCY):

4.1 Market Position

Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY), the NASDAQ's 2nd largest Computer Integrated Systems company by market cap, decreased 34.0c (or 0.7%) year-to-date (YTD) in 2018 to close at $US51.26. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 6.5% YTD, this is a relative price change of -7.1%. A zero-bagger in 2017, the value of USD1,000 invested two years ago is $US3,028 [vs $US1,645 for the NASDAQ-100 Index], for a capital gain of $US2,028. The average annualised return to shareholders has been 74.0% in the past two years. The average daily volume of 215,436 shares so far in 2018 was 0.5 times the average daily volume in 2017.

4.2 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,422 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)2.5B4,819Top
Total Assets (US$)815.7M10,827Top
Revenue (US$)409.8M10,655Top
Net Profit (US$)24.9M10,649Top
Return on Equity %3.423,679Second
Net Profit Margin %6.116,191Second
Price to Book11.531,904Third
Price Earnings86.818,796Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,7127,080Top
US$ Change (1Year) %66.26,690Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)7213,183Second

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF MERCURY SYSTEMS, INC.

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer & President & Director

Vincent Vitto, Chairman & Director

William K. OBrien, Executive Chairman

Gerald M. Haines II, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

James K. Bass, Director

Lisa S. Disbrow, Director

Mark S. Newman, Director

George K. Muellner, Director

Michael A. Daniels, Director

Mary Louise (ML) Krakauer, Director

Christopher C. Cambria, Company Secretary & Senior Vice President

Charles A. Speicher, Vice President

SECTION 6 MERCURY SYSTEMS, INC. ACTIVITIES

Mercury Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets high-performance computer, signal and image processing systems and software for embedded and other specialized computing markets. The Company's primary market segments are aerospace and defense, which includes systems for radar, electronic warfare, sonar, command, control, communications, computers and intelligence and electro-optical; life sciences, which includes systems for medical diagnostic imaging and advanced visualization; semiconductor, which includes systems for semiconductor wafer inspection, reticle inspection and mask writing; geosciences, which includes software for oil and gas exploration, and telecommunications systems. Effective July 1, 2007, the Company had four segments: Advanced Computing Solutions, Visage Imaging, Visualization Software Group and Emerging Businesses Unit. In September 2008, Mercury sold the assets of SolMap Pharmaceuticals, its biotech venture, to FORMA Therapeutics.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

19 November 2017

Mark Aslett brings three-bagger value to Mercury Systems

Mark Aslett was appointed CEO of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) ten years ago on November 19, 2007. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US3,547, for a capital gain of $US2,547.

19 November 2017

Mark Aslett brings three-bagger value to Mercury Systems

Mark Aslett was appointed CEO of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) ten years ago on November 19, 2007. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US3,547, for a capital gain of $US2,547.

21 October 2017

Michael A. Daniels brings three bagger value to Mercury Systems

Michael A. Daniels was appointed Director of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) seven years ago on October 21, 2010. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is US$3,657, for a capital gain of US$2,657. In the same period the shares were up 265.7% from US$14.1 to US$51.6.

21 October 2017

James K. Bass brings three bagger value to Mercury Systems

James K. Bass was appointed Director of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) seven years ago on October 21, 2010. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US3,657, for a capital gain of $US2,657. In the same period the shares were up 265.7% from $US14.1 to $US51.6.

14 September 2017

Charles A. Speicher brings four bagger value to Mercury Systems

Charles A. Speicher was appointed Vice President of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) seven years ago on September 14, 2010. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US4,678, for a capital gain of $US3,678.

01 August 2017

Christopher C. Cambria starts second year as Mercury Systems Senior Vice President

Christopher C. Cambria was appointed Senior Vice President of Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) one year ago on August 01, 2016. The shares were up from $US25.6 to $US43.9 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 71.2%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,712, a gain of $US712.

7.2 RECENT REPORTED SELLING

04 January 2018

Mercury Systems president- mercury commercial electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) President- Mercury Commercial Electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sold 3,500 shares worth $US178,745 on January 02. The selling price was $US51.07. The shares hit a 20-day low on the day.

04 January 2018

Mercury Systems chief financial officer, executive vice president and treasurer Gerald M. Haines II sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Gerald M. Haines II sold 2,500 shares worth $US127,675 on January 02. The selling price was $US51.07. The shares hit a 20-day low on the day.

19 December 2017

Mercury Systems president- mercury commercial electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) President- Mercury Commercial Electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sold 3,500 shares worth $US176,750 on December 15. The selling price was $US50.50. The shares hit a two-month high on the day.

13 December 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US238,911 on December 11. The selling price was $US49.77. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

13 December 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US231,784 on December 12. The selling price was $US48.29. The shares hit a four-month low on the day.

05 December 2017

Mercury Systems chairman and director Vincent Vitto sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chairman and Director Vincent Vitto sold 8,500 shares worth $US442,332 on December 04. The selling price was $US52.04.

04 December 2017

Mercury Systems chief financial officer, executive vice president and treasurer Gerald M. Haines II sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Gerald M. Haines II sold 2,500 shares worth $US129,050 on December 01. The selling price was $US51.62. The shares hit a 15-day low on the day.

04 December 2017

Mercury Systems president- mercury commercial electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) President- Mercury Commercial Electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sold 3,500 shares worth $US180,670 on December 01. The selling price was $US51.62. The shares hit a 15-day low on the day.

01 December 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US250,140 on November 29. The selling price was $US52.11. The shares hit a seven-day high on the day.

01 December 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US250,670 on November 30. The selling price was $US52.22. The shares hit a ten-day low on the day.

17 November 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US238,267 on November 15. The selling price was $US49.64. The shares hit an eight-day high on the day.

17 November 2017

Mercury Systems chief executive officer, director and president Mark Aslett sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Mark Aslett sold 4,800 shares worth $US242,765 on November 16. The selling price was $US50.58. The shares hit a ten-day high on the day.

16 November 2017

Mercury Systems president- mercury commercial electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sells

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) President- Mercury Commercial Electronics Didier M. C. Thibaud sold 3,500 shares worth $US173,332 on November 15. The selling price was $US49.52. The shares hit an eight-day high on the day.

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