Merchants Trust Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:MRCH)

GBX 508.64 0.64 (0.13 %)
(As of 01/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 508.64
Today's RangeGBX 506.50 - GBX 512.80
52-Week RangeGBX 445.63 - GBX 514
Volume114,980 shs
Average Volume81,598 shs
Market Capitalization£548.72 million
P/E Ratio584.64
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH)

The Merchants Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based standalone investment trust company. The Company's objective is to provide shareholders with an above average level of income and income growth with long-term capital growth through a policy of investing mainly in higher yielding companies in the United Kingdom. Its performance is benchmarked against Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) All-Share Index. The Company's investment portfolio includes various companies in oil and gas, banks, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, tobacco, media, electricity, mobile telecommunications, life insurance, travel and leisure, mining, gas, water and multi-utilities, construction and materials, beverages, support services, general retailers, real estate investment trusts, and aerospace and defense sectors. Allianz Global Investors GmbH acts as the investment manager of the Company.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorInvestment Trusts
SymbolLON:MRCH
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-32467000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio584.64367816092
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.87
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins89.60%
Return on Equity18.61%
Return on Assets15.71%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares108,730,000

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merchants Trust's stock symbol?

Merchants Trust trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MRCH."

How often does Merchants Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Merchants Trust?

Merchants Trust declared a dividend on Tuesday, January 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.20 per share on Friday, March 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 25th. This is an increase from Merchants Trust's previous dividend of $6.10. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Merchants Trust's Dividend History.

Who are some of Merchants Trust's key competitors?

Who are Merchants Trust's key executives?

Merchants Trust's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kirsten J. Salt, Company Secretary
  • Simon J. Fraser, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 58)
  • Timon Drakesmith, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 50)
  • Mary Ann Sieghart, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Sybella Stanley, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 55)
  • Paul T. Yates, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 60)

How do I buy Merchants Trust stock?

Shares of Merchants Trust 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.

What is Merchants Trust's stock price today?

One share of Merchants Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 508.64.

How big of a company is Merchants Trust?

Merchants Trust has a market capitalization of £548.72 million.

How can I contact Merchants Trust?

Merchants Trust's mailing address is 199 Bishopsgate, LONDON, EC2M 3TY, United Kingdom. The investment trust can be reached via phone at +44-20-32467000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Merchants Trust (MRCH)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  24 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  71
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Analyst Ratings

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuySell
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.001.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH)

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH)


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Estimates

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/16/2018GBX 6.201.22%1/25/20181/25/20183/2/2018
7/4/2017GBX 6.101.28%7/13/20177/13/20178/11/2017
3/28/2017GBX 6.101.3%4/20/20174/20/20175/18/2017
1/16/2017GBX 6.101.32%1/26/20171/26/20172/23/2017
9/16/2016GBX 61.43%10/6/201610/6/201611/10/2016
7/4/2016GBX 61.48%7/14/20167/14/20168/12/2016
3/31/2016GBX 61.48%4/21/20164/21/20165/26/2016
1/20/2016GBX 61.6%1/28/20161/28/20162/24/2016
9/24/2015GBX 61.45%10/8/201510/8/201511/12/2015
7/3/2015GBX 61.27%7/16/20157/16/20158/14/2015
4/14/2015GBX 61.21%4/23/20154/23/20155/22/2015
1/20/2015GBX 61.27%1/29/20151/29/20152/25/2015
9/24/2014GBX 5.901.19%10/9/201410/9/201411/11/2014
7/2/2014GBX 5.901.15%7/9/20147/9/20148/14/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Merchants Trust (LON MRCH) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH)

Merchants Trust (LON MRCH) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/21/2017Paul YatesInsiderBuy10,000GBX 471£47,100
12/20/2016Timon DrakesmithInsiderBuy15,000GBX 456£68,400
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Merchants Trust (LON MRCH) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) to Issue Dividend of GBX 6.20Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) to Issue Dividend of GBX 6.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 2:38 PM
Merchants Trust H1 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick FactsMerchants Trust H1 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - September 26 at 8:55 AM
Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) Set to Announce Earnings on ThursdayMerchants Trust plc (MRCH) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:16 AM
Merchants Trust plc Plans Dividend of GBX 6.10 (MRCH)Merchants Trust plc Plans Dividend of GBX 6.10 (MRCH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:42 PM
The Morning Ledger: Tech Teams Rush to Catch Up as New Accounting Rules Loom - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)The Morning Ledger: Tech Teams Rush to Catch Up as New Accounting Rules Loom - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
blogs.wsj.com - June 5 at 9:10 AM
Merchants Trust FY Net Earnings Unchanged On Revenue Return Basis - Quick FactsMerchants Trust FY Net Earnings Unchanged On Revenue Return Basis - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 28 at 10:21 AM
Full Year 2016 Merchants Trust PLC Earnings Release - Before Market OpenFull Year 2016 Merchants Trust PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 10:21 AM
Dollar Near Highest in Seven Months as Traders Await Fed MinutesDollar Near Highest in Seven Months as Traders Await Fed Minutes
www.bloomberg.com - October 12 at 11:34 AM
Form 4 Alkermes plc. For: Oct 05 Filed by: FRATES JAMES MForm 4 Alkermes plc. For: Oct 05 Filed by: FRATES JAMES M
www.streetinsider.com - October 7 at 11:20 AM
European Stocks Pare Drop as Bears Loosen Grip on Deutsche BankEuropean Stocks Pare Drop as Bears Loosen Grip on Deutsche Bank
www.bloomberg.com - September 30 at 11:28 AM
Bank of Russia Says Easing Over for 2016 After Second CutBank of Russia Says Easing Over for 2016 After Second Cut
www.bloomberg.com - September 17 at 10:43 AM
Merchants Trust HY Profit RisesMerchants Trust HY Profit Rises
www.rttnews.com - September 17 at 10:43 AM
Half Year 2016 Merchants Trust PLC Earnings Release - Before Market OpenHalf Year 2016 Merchants Trust PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - September 16 at 9:45 AM
European Shares Lack Direction Ahead Of BOE MeetingEuropean Shares Lack Direction Ahead Of BOE Meeting
www.nasdaq.com - September 15 at 9:39 AM
South Africa Reserve Bank Sees ‘Too Much Inflation’ for Rate CutSouth Africa Reserve Bank Sees ‘Too Much Inflation’ for Rate Cut
www.bloomberg.com - August 24 at 9:23 AM
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www.reuters.com - July 27 at 6:35 PM

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Chart

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This page was last updated on 1/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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