Mercia Asset Management (MERC)

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Financials

Index:

FTSE AIM All-Share

 30.25p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.000p
  • 52 Week High: 43.25
  • 52 Week Low: 28.25
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 440.11m
  • Volume: 1,120,964
  • Market Cap: 133.13m
  • RiskGrade: 167

MERC Overview

Mercia is a proactive, specialist asset manager focused on supporting regional SMEs to achieve their growth aspirations. Mercia provides capital across its four asset classes of balance sheet, venture, private equity and debt capital; the Groups 'Complete Capital Solution'. The Group initially nurtures businesses via its third-party funds under management then, over time, Mercia can provide further funding to the most promising companies by deploying direct investment follow-on capital from its own balance sheet.

1 Day Chart (17-08-2022)

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.6% 2.4%
Div Cover 7.4 1.0
Op Mrgn 98.9% 32.1%
ROCE 13.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.1 42.5
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 5.7 10.4
Pr/Book 0.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.0% -44.8%
PBT -19.6% -85.0%
EPS -24.3% -88.0%
DPS 100.0% -9.4%

MERC Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Mar-18 10.20 1.61 0.55p 70.9 n/a -43% n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-19 10.68 2.57 0.86p 40.1 0.7 +56% n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-20 12.75 (17.61) (5.11)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-21 23.41 34.02 7.83p 4.0 n/a n/a 0.40p 1.3%
31-Mar-22 23.18 27.36 5.93p 5.7 n/a -24% 0.80p 2.4%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

MERC Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Mar-23 12.79 4.10 0.71p 42.5 n/a -88% 0.73p 2.4%
31-Mar-24 13.76 4.90 0.85p 35.5 1.8 +20% 0.80p 2.6%

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MERC Company Announcements

Publication of Annual Report and Notice of AGM 29-Jul-2022 07:00 RNS
Grant of Options 26-Jul-2022 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Dealings 07-Jul-2022 11:51 RNS

Latest MERC Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

MERC Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 30.25p
Change Today 0.000p
% Change 0.00 %
52 Week High 43.25
52 Week Low 28.25
Volume 1,120,964
Shares Issued 440.11m
Market Cap 133.13m
RiskGrade 167

MERC Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
53.90% above the market average53.90% above the market average53.90% above the market average53.90% above the market average53.90% above the market average
6.35% below the sector average6.35% below the sector average6.35% below the sector average6.35% below the sector average6.35% below the sector average
Price Trend
23.48% above the market average23.48% above the market average23.48% above the market average23.48% above the market average23.48% above the market average
31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average
Income
13.66% above the market average13.66% above the market average13.66% above the market average13.66% above the market average13.66% above the market average
53.25% below the sector average53.25% below the sector average53.25% below the sector average53.25% below the sector average53.25% below the sector average
Growth
65.69% below the market average65.69% below the market average65.69% below the market average65.69% below the market average65.69% below the market average
68.85% below the sector average68.85% below the sector average68.85% below the sector average68.85% below the sector average68.85% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 0
Neutral 0
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 2
strong_buy
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MERC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 22-Sep-22 16-Dec-21
Paid 11-Oct-22 31-Dec-21
Amount 0.50p 0.30p

Trades for 17-Aug-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:21 32,500 @ 29.60p
16:08 10,000 @ 30.24p
15:12 29 @ 30.20p
14:45 16 @ 29.60p
13:08 16,000 @ 29.88p

MERC Key Personnel

CEO Mark Andrew Payton
CFO Martin James Glanfield

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