Mercantile Investment Trust (The) (MRC)


Investment Firms


FTSE 250

  • Change Today:
  • 52 Week High: 248.00
  • 52 Week Low: 177.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 775.05m
  • Volume: 290,901
  • Market Cap: 1,821.37m

MRC Overview

The Mercantile Investment Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust company. The Company's objective is to achieve long term capital growth from a portfolio of United Kingdom medium and smaller companies. The Company's investment policy includes to emphasize capital growth from medium and smaller companies; to achieve long term dividend growth at least in line with inflation; to use long term gearing to increase potential returns to shareholders, and to invest no more than 15% of gross assets in other United Kingdom listed closed-ended investment funds (including investment trusts). The Company's investment includes sectors, such as industrials, financials, technology, telecommunications, health care, basic materials, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, real estate and utilities.

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MRC Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Jan-20 67.72 61.11 7.64p 34.2 17.1 +2% 6.60p 2.5%
31-Jan-21 40.06 33.18 4.10p 56.3 n/a -46% 6.70p 2.9%
31-Jan-22 60.99 52.97 6.50p 37.5 0.6 +58% 6.90p 2.8%
31-Jan-23 61.59 57.01 7.19p 29.1 2.6 +11% 7.15p 3.4%
31-Jan-24 73.27 71.21 9.01p 23.8 1.0 +25% 7.65p 3.6%

MRC Company Announcements

Gearing Announcement 24-Jun-2024 11:29 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 24-Jun-2024 10:40 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 21-Jun-2024 10:55 RNS

Latest MRC Director Deals

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

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MRC Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 235.00p
Change Today -2.00p
% Change -0.84 %
52 Week High 248.00
52 Week Low 177.80
Volume 290,901
Shares Issued 775.05m
Market Cap 1,821.37m

MRC Star Ratings

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69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average
76.29% above the sector average76.29% above the sector average76.29% above the sector average76.29% above the sector average76.29% above the sector average
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MRC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Q1 Q4
Ex-Div 20-Jun-24 11-Apr-24
Paid 01-Aug-24 16-May-24
Amount 1.50p 3.30p

Trades for 25-Jun-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
10:34 15,000 @ 235.16p
10:33 1,500 @ 235.16p
10:31 72 @ 235.16p
10:26 750 @ 235.16p
10:20 1,267 @ 235.15p

MRC Key Personnel

Chair Angus Gordon Lennox

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