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

Investment Trust Report

The Merchants Trust Plc MRCH

Closing Price
GBX472.88

1 Day Change
-3.60|-0.76%

As of 22/09/2017

Last Close472.88
52-Wk Range411.50 - 491.50
Tot Assets Mil685.26
Mkt Cap Mil514.15
Yield %5.16
Estimated Nav503.22
Discount % %-6.59
12M Avg Disc %-5.99
Last Actual NAV503.22
Last NAV Date21/09/2017

Share Price Performance (GBP)

Key Statistics (GBP)
Total Assets685.263m
Net Assets573.445m
Market Capitalisation514.148m
Gross Gearing120%
Net Gearing117%
Average Daily Shares Traded (1 Yr)0.127m
Average Daily Value Traded (1 Yr)0.581m
Ongoing Charge (2017)0.63%
DomicileUK
Legal StructureClosed End Fund
Traded CurrencyGBP
ISINGB0005800072
Launch Date16 Feb 1889
Financial Year EndJan 2018
Next AGMMay 2018
NAV FrequencyDaily
Dividend FrequencyQuarterly
Valuation Statistics
 22/09/20171 Yr High1 Yr Low
Price472.88491.50411.50
NAV*503.22518.62455.40
Discount/Premium-6.59-3.10-10.89
Category Discount-3.87-2.28-5.61
Z-Statistics (1Yr)0.08  

Total Returns (GBP) 22/09/2017

 Chg (%)  
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Price-0.66 
NAV-1.06
Cat Price-1.90
Cat NAV-1.07
 
Latest Dividends
TypeDividendEx-Dividend DateFinancial Year
Income6.100013/07/20172018
Income6.100020/04/20172017
Income6.100026/01/20172017
Income6.000006/10/20162017
Income6.000014/07/20162017
Director Dealings
TradedActionNotifierPriceAmountValue
21/04/2017PurchaseMr. Paul Yates471.0010,00047,100.00
20/12/2016PurchaseTimon Drakesmith456.1815,00068,427.00

Morningstar Rating™

2 Stars

Morningstar® Category

UK Large-Cap Value Equity

Benchmarks

Fund Benchmark

FTSE 100 Index

Morningstar® Benchmark

FTSE All Share TR GBP
Fund Structure
Share Type# of Shares
Ordinary Share108.728m

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 large UK companies.
Managers
Simon Gergel01/06/2006

Directors

Timon 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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