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Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Fundamentals

Company Name Mercantile Investment Tru Last Updated 06 Aug 2020
Industry Financials Sector Equity Investment Instruments
Shares in Issue (m) 791.52 Market Cap (£m) 1,543.47
PE Ratio 25.52 Div per Share () 6.60
Div Yield 3.39 Div Cover 1.16
EPS 7.64 EPS Growth (%) 2.28
PEG 11.19 DPS Growth (%) 4.76
Debt Ratio 7.53 Debt Equity Ratio 0.97
Net Gearing 4.71 Gross Gearing 7.76
Asset Equity Ratio 1.08 Cash Equity Ratio 3.31
Quick Ratio 13.15 Current Ratio 13.15
Price To Book Value 0.71 ROCE 11.68

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
Q1 Dividend 25 Jun 2020 03 Aug 2020 GBX 1.35
H2 Dividend 09 Apr 2020 15 May 2020 GBX 2.55 6.60
Q3 Dividend 19 Dec 2019 03 Feb 2020 GBX 1.35
H1 Dividend 26 Sep 2019 01 Nov 2019 GBX 1.35
Q1 Dividend 20 Jun 2019 01 Aug 2019 GBX 1.35
H2 Dividend 04 Apr 2019 08 May 2019 GBX 2.55 6.30
Q3 Dividend 20 Dec 2018 01 Feb 2019 GBX 1.25
H1 Dividend 27 Sep 2018 01 Nov 2018 GBX 1.25
Q1 Dividend 21 Jun 2018 01 Aug 2018 GBX 12.50
H2 Dividend 12 Apr 2018 09 May 2018 GBX 21.50 53.00
Q3 Dividend 14 Dec 2017 01 Feb 2018 GBX 10.50
H1 Dividend 28 Sep 2017 01 Nov 2017 GBX 10.50
Q1 Dividend 22 Jun 2017 01 Aug 2017 GBX 10.50
H2 Dividend 06 Apr 2017 02 May 2017 GBX 15.25 46.00
Q3 Dividend 15 Dec 2016 01 Feb 2017 GBX 10.25
H1 Dividend 06 Oct 2016 01 Nov 2016 GBX 10.25
Q1 Dividend 23 Jun 2016 01 Aug 2016 GBX 10.25
H2 Dividend 07 Apr 2016 03 May 2016 GBX 13.00 43.00
Q3 Dividend 17 Dec 2015 01 Feb 2016 GBX 10.00
H1 Dividend 01 Oct 2015 02 Nov 2015 GBX 10.00

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Tangible Assets 0 0 0
Intangible Assets 0 0 0
Investments 2,290 1,755 2,091
Total Fixed Assets 2,290 1,755 2,091
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 5 8 14
Cash & Equivalents 72 83 107
Other Assets 0 100 0
Total Assets 2,367 1,946 2,211
Liabilities (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Creditors within 1 year 6 14 14
Creditors after 1 year 178 178 178
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 184 192 191
Net assets 2,183 1,754 2,020
Equity (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Called up share capital 24 24 24
Share Premium 23 23 23
Profit / Loss 276 221 2,466
Other Equity 2,053 1,632 1,910
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 2,183 1,754 2,020
Ratios 2020 2019 2018
Debt Ratio 7.53 9.20 8.09
Debt-to-Equity 0.97 0.93 0.93
Net Gearing 4.71 5.60 3.84
Gross Gearing 7.76 9.87 8.66
Assets / Equity 1.08 1.11 1.10
Cash / Equity 3.31 4.74 5.28
EPS 7.64 7.47 0.00
Cash Flow (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Cash from operating activities 46 46 38
Cashflow before financing -57 182 112
Increase in Cash -111 76 -32
Income (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Turnover 0 0 0
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 0 0 0
Pre-Tax profit 276 221 2,466
Profit / Loss for the year 24 24 24

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Company Background

Sector Equity Investment Instruments
Activities The Mercantile Investment Trust plc focuses on identifying tomorrow's market leaders, by targeting UK companies outside the FTSE 100 that have significant room for growth and are not recognised by other investors.
Latest Interim Date 09 Oct 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 15 Apr 2020

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Directors

Appointed Director Position
2015-09-23 Angus Charles Gordon-Lennox Non-Executive Chairman
2018-07-01 Heather Anne Hopkins Non-Executive Director
2012-03-26 Jeremy John Tigue Non-Executive Director
2014-05-21 Harry Michael Charles Morley Non-Executive Director
2018-07-01 Graham John Kitchen Non-Executive Director
2011-09-21 Helen James Non-Executive Director

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Contact Details

Company Name Mercantile Investment Tru
Company Address Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London EC2Y 9AQ.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7742 6000
Company Website http://www.jpmfmercantile.com/

Mercantile Investment Trust (The) Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address Hay’s Galleria, 1 Hay’s Lane, London SE1 2RD.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7583 5000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Cenkos Securities Limited
Broker Address 6.7.8. Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS.
Broker Website http://www.cenkos.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Adviser Name n/a
Adviser Address n/a
Adviser Website n/a
Adviser Telephone n/a
Solicitor Name n/a
Solicitor Address n/a
Solicitor Website n/a
Solicitor Telephone n/a
Stockbroker Name Winterflood Securities
Stockbroker Address The Atrium Building, Cannon Bridge, 25 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2GA.
Stockbroker Website http://www.wins.co.uk/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 3100 0000