Mercia Asset Management (MERC)

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32.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.20p
  • 52 Week High: 36.50
  • 52 Week Low: 23.25
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 440.11m
  • Volume: 201,938
  • Market Cap: 140.84m
  • 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.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.5% 0.0%
Div Cover 7.4 0.9
Op Mrgn 98.9% 23.0%
ROCE 13.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.4 45.7
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 6.1 5.9
Pr/Book 0.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.0% 2.7%
PBT -19.6% -80.0%
EPS -24.3% -88.2%
DPS 100.0% -0.0%

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 23.80 5.47 0.70p 45.7 n/a -88% 0.80p 0.0%
31-Mar-24 28.40 7.15 1.10p 29.1 0.5 +57% 0.90p 0.0%
31-Mar-25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -100% n/a 0.0%

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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 32.00p
Change Today -1.20p
% Change -3.61 %
52 Week High 36.50
52 Week Low 23.25
Volume 201,938
Shares Issued 440.11m
Market Cap 140.84m
RiskGrade 167

MERC Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
91.55% above the market average91.55% above the market average91.55% above the market average91.55% above the market average91.55% above the market average
77.05% above the sector average77.05% above the sector average77.05% above the sector average77.05% above the sector average77.05% above the sector average
Price Trend
59.61% above the market average59.61% above the market average59.61% above the market average59.61% above the market average59.61% above the market average
50.77% above the sector average50.77% above the sector average50.77% above the sector average50.77% above the sector average50.77% above the sector average
Income
37.19% above the market average37.19% above the market average37.19% above the market average37.19% above the market average37.19% above the market average
24.68% below the sector average24.68% below the sector average24.68% below the sector average24.68% below the sector average24.68% below the sector average
Growth
76.05% below the market average76.05% below the market average76.05% below the market average76.05% below the market average76.05% below the market average
72.88% below the sector average72.88% below the sector average72.88% below the sector average72.88% below the sector average72.88% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 1
Buy 1
Neutral 0
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 2
strong_buy
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MERC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 15-Dec-22 22-Sep-22
Paid 04-Jan-23 11-Oct-22
Amount 0.33p 0.50p

Trades for 27-Jan-2023

Time Volume / Share Price
13:23 62,663 @ 31.90p
12:45 7,818 @ 31.90p
12:45 50,000 @ 31.50p
11:46 16,457 @ 31.58p
10:02 15,000 @ 32.30p

MERC Key Personnel

CEO Mark Andrew Payton
CFO Martin James Glanfield

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