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Merchants Trust (the)

Current Price 499.85p Bid 497.00p Ask 500.00p Change 0.40%
Last Updated: 15/11/2019 16:23. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Investment Trust whose objective is to provide an above average level of income and income growth together with long term growth of capital through a policy of investing mainly in higher yielding UK FTSE 100 companies.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/01/2019

Turnover
£0.00m
Operating Profit
£0.00m
Dividend Yield
5.36
Dividend Per Share
26.00
Dividend Cover
1.04
P/E Ratio
17.94

Key Personnel

Simon John Fraser
Non-Executive Chairman
Paul Tennant Yates
Non-Executive Director
Sybella Jane Stanley
Non-Executive Director
Mary Ann Sieghart
Non-Executive Director
Nicholas Timon Drakesmith
Non-Executive Director
Colin Martin Clark
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
MRCH
ISIN
GB0005800072
Shares in Issue
110,728,464
Market cap
£549.77m

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
498.50p
Bid Price
497.00p
Ask Price
500.00p
Volume
156794
Change Today
2.00p
% Change Today
0.40%
Open
501.00p
Previous Close
496.50p
Intraday High
509.00p
Intraday Low
496.00p
52 Week High
509.00p
52 Week Low
431.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Merchants Trust  (the) Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Tangible Assets
0.0
0.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
0.0
0.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
622.1
685.4
Total Non-Current Assets
622.1
685.4
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
1.1
0.7
Cash & Receivables
23.0
20.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
646.2
706.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Short Term Liabilities
2.0
2.3
Long Term Liabilities
110.2
110.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
112.2
112.7

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Net Assets
533.9
593.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Share Capital
27.2
27.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
28.3
25.9
Share Premium Account
33.7
33.7
Other Equity
444.7
506.7
Total Equity
533.9
593.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
37.3
41.2
Cashflow Before Financing
37.3
41.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
2.9
5.6

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2018
Turnover
0.0
0.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
0.0
0.0
Pre-Tax Profit
491.1
545.8
Profit / Loss for the Year
0.0
0.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
03 Oct 2019
12 Nov 2019
Q1 Dividend
11 Jul 2019
20 Aug 2019
H2 Dividend
11 Apr 2019
22 May 2019
Q3 Dividend
31 Jan 2019
06 Mar 2019
H1 Dividend
04 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Q1 Dividend
12 Jul 2018
22 Aug 2018
H2 Dividend
19 Apr 2018
30 May 2018
Q3 Dividend
25 Jan 2018
02 Mar 2018
H1 Dividend
05 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Q1 Dividend
13 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
H2 Dividend
20 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Q3 Dividend
26 Jan 2017
23 Feb 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Q1 Dividend
14 Jul 2016
12 Aug 2016
H2 Dividend
21 Apr 2016
26 May 2016
Q3 Dividend
28 Jan 2016
24 Feb 2016
H1 Dividend
08 Oct 2015
12 Nov 2015
Q1 Dividend
16 Jul 2015
14 Aug 2015
H2 Dividend
23 Apr 2015
22 May 2015
Q3 Dividend
29 Jan 2015
25 Feb 2015
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