Mercury Computer Systems Reports Operating Results (10-K)
Mercury Computer Systems Inc. designs manufactures and markets high performance real-time digital signal processing computer systems that transform sensor generated data into information which can be displayed as images for human interpretation or subjected to additional computer analysis. These multicomputer systems are heterogeneous and scalableallowing them to accommodate several different microprocessor types and toscale from a few to hundreds of microprocessors within a single system. Mercury Computer Systems has a market cap of $222.2 million; its shares were traded at around $9.81 with a P/E ratio of 46.7 and P/S ratio of 1.1. Highlight of Business Operations: The ACS business unit is focused on specialized high performance embedded computing solutions in defense electronics and commercial markets. In the fiscal years ended June 30, 2009, 2008 and 2007, ACS accounted for 97%, 99% and nearly 100%, respectively, of our total net revenues. ACSs open system architecture computing solutions span the full range of embedded computing technologies from board level products, including single board computers and digital signal processors, to fully integrated subsystems. Our products utilize leading-edge processor technologies architected to address data-intensive applications that include signal, sensor, and image processing within environmentally constrained military and commercial applications. Customized design and integration services extend our capabilities to tailor solutions to meet the specialized requirements of military and commercial applications.
In the fiscal years ended June 30, 2009, 2008 and 2007, EBU accounted for 3%, 1% and less than 1%, respectively, of our total net revenues. This business unit has historically been focused on the cultivation of new
To support our global customer base, we maintain a significant presence throughout the United States, with supporting offices in Europe and Japan, staffed with local applications engineers, sales and customer support staff. In fiscal 2009, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Argon ST, Inc. and Raytheon Corporation accounted for 14%, 13%, 13% and 11% of our total net revenues, respectively. In fiscal 2008, Argon ST, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation each accounted for 13% of our total net revenues. In fiscal 2007, KLA Tencor Corporation, Argon ST, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation accounted for 13%, 11% and 10% of our total net revenues, respectively. Although we have a high concentration of revenue with several customers, we work with many divisions within each of our significant customers, and we work on numerous long-term programs supported by those customers.
International revenues represented approximately 7%, 10%, and 8% of our total net revenues during fiscal years 2009, 2008, and 2007, respectively. International revenue is designated based on the country in which our legal subsidiary generating the revenue is domiciled (see Note H to the consolidated financial statements).
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