Merchants Trust Ord (LSE:MRCH) - Investment trust price - Overview

Investment Trust Report

The Merchants Trust Plc MRCH

Last Price

Day Change

As of 18/04/2019
17:21:44 BST | GBX
Minimum 15 Minutes Delay.

Last Close500.00
Day Range493.00 - 499.50
52-Wk Range431.00 - 542.00
Mkt Cap Mil539.34
Yield %5.20
Estimated Nav498.59
Discount % %-0.92
12M Avg Disc %-2.26
Last Actual NAV500.59
Last NAV Date17/04/2019

Share Price Performance (GBP)

Key Statistics (GBP)
Total Assets544.348m
Net Assets544.348m
Market Capitalisation539.342m
Gross Gearing100%
Net Gearing96%
Average Daily Shares Traded (1 Yr)0.131m
Average Daily Value Traded (1 Yr)0.650m
Ongoing Charge (2019)0.59%
DomicileUnited Kingdom
Legal StructureClosed End Fund
Traded CurrencyGBP
Launch Date16 Feb 1889
Financial Year EndJan 2020
Next AGMMay 2019
NAV FrequencyDaily
Dividend FrequencyQuarterly
Valuation Statistics
 22/04/20191 Yr High1 Yr Low
Category Discount---
Z-Statistics (1Yr)-  

Total Returns (GBP) 22/04/2019

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Cat Price1.81
Cat NAV2.50
Latest Dividends
TypeDividendEx-Dividend DateFinancial Year

Morningstar Rating™

3 Stars

Morningstar® Category

UK Large-Cap Equity


Morningstar® Benchmark

Fund Structure
Share Type# of Shares
Ordinary Share109.178m

Investment Objective

To provide an above average level of income and income growth together with long-term capital growth through a policy of investing mainly in higher yielding UK companies. The Company aims to achieve the objective through a strategy of investing in a portfolio of mainly higher yielding large UK companies and by using appropriate gearing to enhance returns. This strategy is designed for those investors who require a single investment in a diversified and professionally managed portfolio.
Simon Gergel01/06/2006


Nicholas Drakesmith, Simon Fraser, Mary Sieghart, Sybella Stanley, Paul Yates
Fund prices are updated every weekday after the close of trading and before 11 p.m. wherever possible. All figures are as at Last Close, on a cum income basis with debt valued at fair and in traded currency unless otherwise stated (we do not fair value debt for split capital trusts). Performance returns are presented in British Pounds (GBP) and calculated on a capital only basis with debt valued at par.
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