Mercantile Investment Trust PLC Company Profile (LON:MRC)

About Mercantile Investment Trust PLC

Mercantile Investment Trust PLC logoThe 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 the United Kingdom-based medium and smaller companies. The Company's investment policy includes to emphasize growth from medium and smaller companies; long term dividend growth at least in line with inflation; to use long term gearing to increase potential returns to shareholders, and to invest approximately 15% of gross assets in the other United Kingdom listed investment companies (including investment trusts). The Company's investment includes sectors, such as consumer services, financials, industrials, consumer goods, technology, oil and gas, healthcare and basic materials. The Company employs JPMorgan Funds Limited as its Alternative Investment Fund Manager.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: MRC
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.44
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $19.97
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC) (?)
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Analysts' Ratings History for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
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Earnings History for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
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Dividend History for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/30/2016GBX 10.250.62%12/15/201612/15/20162/1/2017
9/20/2016GBX 10.250.61%10/6/201610/6/201611/1/2016
5/25/2016GBX 10.250.59%6/23/20166/23/20168/1/2016
3/23/2016GBX 130.79%4/7/20164/7/20165/3/2016
12/2/2015GBX 100.56%12/17/201512/17/20152/1/2016
9/23/2015GBX 100.6%10/1/201510/1/201511/2/2015
5/20/2015GBX 100.6%6/25/20156/25/20157/31/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/8/2016Morley,HarryInsiderBuy1,000GBX 1,459£14,590
7/7/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy692GBX 1,434£9,923.28
6/30/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy680GBX 1,462£9,941.60
5/20/2016Gordon Lennox ,AngusInsiderBuy6,000GBX 1,679£100,740
5/13/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy917GBX 1,654£15,167.18
5/3/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy79GBX 1,668£1,317.72
3/7/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy849GBX 1,596£13,550.04
2/1/2016Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy53GBX 1,725£914.25
1/6/2016Gordon Lennox ,AngusInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,803£90,150
11/4/2015Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy48GBX 1,746£838.08
11/3/2015Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy48GBX 1,746£838.08
10/15/2015Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy910GBX 1,665£15,151.50
9/24/2015Melville,I Hamish LeslieInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,689£168,900
8/5/2015Tigue,JeremyInsiderBuy49GBX 1,705£835.45
3/30/2015Jeremy TigueInsiderBuy956GBX 1,558.89£14,902.99
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
DateHeadline logoAlliance Trust PLC : Update on New Approach to Investment Management (LON:MRC) - January 16 at 5:28 AM
News IconJD Wetherspoon appoints Harry Morley as non-executive director (LON:MRC) - October 5 at 11:25 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: River & Mercantile UK Micro Cap Chairman Buys (LON:MRC) - October 4 at 10:58 AM logoMercantile Investment Trust : Trims Holdings As Returns Sunk By Brexit Bet (LON:MRC) - September 22 at 11:00 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Mercantile Investment Trust Director Buys Shares (LON:MRC) - July 9 at 9:35 AM
News IconMercantile Investments and Finance assists elephant calf get prosthetic leg (LON:MRC) - June 18 at 10:33 AM
News IconFriends Life to offload £230m Witan stake (LON:MRC) - May 5 at 1:43 PM
News IconWitan agrees to buy Aviva's 16% stake (LON:MRC) - May 3 at 12:57 PM
News IconFund managers fight risk of damaging 'Brexit' (LON:MRC) - April 7 at 1:28 PM logoMercantile Investment Trust Continues Outperformance Of Benchmark (LON:MRC) - April 6 at 12:58 PM
News Icon'Mid cap' investors take fright in build-up to Brexit vote (LON:MRC) - March 23 at 11:44 AM
News IconPension fund sell-off hits investment trust shares (LON:MRC) - March 15 at 11:52 AM
News IconInvesting in Small and Mid Caps (LON:MRC) - February 23 at 10:58 AM logoMercantile Inv Tst (MRC) (LON:MRC) - February 1 at 10:33 AM


What is Mercantile Investment Trust PLC's stock symbol?

Mercantile Investment Trust PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MRC."

How often does Mercantile Investment Trust PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC?

Mercantile Investment Trust PLC announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.25 per share on Wednesday, February 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 15th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

When will Mercantile Investment Trust PLC announce their earnings?

Mercantile Investment Trust PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 4th 2017.

How do I buy Mercantile Investment Trust PLC stock?

Shares of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC stock cost?

One share of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,795.

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff