Mercantile Investment Trust PLC Company Profile (LON:MRC)

About Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:MRC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: $0.00
  • Outstanding Shares: 85,163,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 21.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 20.10
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,369 - GBX 1,952
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Average Volume: 23,944 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)

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, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.25 per share on Tuesday, May 2nd. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. This is a positive change from Mercantile Investment Trust PLC's previous dividend of $10.25. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Mercantile Investment Trust PLC's Dividend History.

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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 1,941.

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 by Quarter for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/29/2017GBX 15.250.84%4/6/20174/6/20175/2/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
Insider Trades by Quarter 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)


Headline Trends for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
Latest Headlines for Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (LON:MRC)
DateHeadline logoMercantile Investment Trust Returns Suffer From Brexit Sell-Off - April 7 at 7:05 PM logoMercantile Investment Trust PLC (MRC) Increases Dividend to GBX 15.25 Per Share - March 29 at 2:42 PM logoAlliance Trust PLC : Update on New Approach to Investment Management - January 16 at 5:28 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: River & Mercantile UK Micro Cap Chairman Buys - October 4 at 10:58 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Mercantile Investment Trust Director Buys Shares - July 9 at 9:35 AM logoMercantile Investment Trust Continues Outperformance Of Benchmark - April 6 at 12:58 PM


Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (MRC) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/22/2017 by Staff