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Merchants Trust Share Price (MRCH)



Share Price Information for Merchants Trust (MRCH)


Share Price: 501.50Bid: 499.00Ask: 499.60Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Merchants Tst
Spread: 0.60Spread as %: 0.12%Open: 503.00High: 503.00Low: 498.00Yesterday’s Close: 501.50

Merchants Trust Plc Ord 25P

Merchants Trust is listed in the FTSE 250, FTSE All-Share, FTSE 350, FTSE 350 High Yield
Merchants Trust is part of the Equity Investment Instruments sector




Intraday Merchants Trust Share Chart


Intraday Merchants Trust Share Price Chart


Share Price SpacerPrice
501.50

Share Price SpacerBid
499.00

Share Price SpacerAsk
499.60

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0%0.00

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0

Share Price SpacerOpen
503.00

Share Price SpacerHigh
503.00

Share Price SpacerLow
498.00

Share Price SpacerClose
501.50

Share Price SpacerCurrency
GBX

3 Month Merchants Trust Share Graph


3 Month Merchants Trust Share Price Graph


Currency Issue Country Shares in Issue Market Capitalisation Market Size
GBX GB 104.16m £522.38m 500

52 Week High 524.00 52 Week High Date 4-MAR-2014
52 Week Low 426.00 52 Week Low Date 23-APR-2013

# Trades Vol. Sold Vol. Bought PE Ratio Earnings Dividend Yield
0 0 0 20.913 0.00 23.60 4.71


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Users who watch MRCH also watch: Hend.high Inc, Hsbc Hldgs.uk, Vodafone Grp.,

Users who hold MRCH also hold: Admiral Grp, Juridica, Mithras Inv.tst


Date
Time
Trade Prc
Volume
Buy/Sell
Bid
Ask
Value
 

17-Apr-14
16:35:12
501.50
3,395
Buy* 
498.90
502.00
17.03k
UT 
Trade Type:
Uncrossing Trade

17-Apr-14
16:29:57
499.60
264
Sell* 
499.60
501.50
1,319
Trade Type:
Automatic execution

17-Apr-14
16:29:55
499.20
88
Sell* 
499.30
501.50
439.30
Trade Type:
Automatic execution


*Buys and Sells are calculated on the difference between the trade price and the current mid price. As such, they can occasionally be incorrect.

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Directors Deals for Merchants Trust (MRCH)
Trade DateActionNotifierPriceCurrencyAmountHolding
21-May-12Buy
Trade Notifier Information for Merchants Trust
Michael J E McKeon held the position of Non-Executive Director at Merchants Trust at the time of this trade.
 Michael J E McKeon
353.25GBX5,0005450
27-Jun-11Buy
Trade Notifier Information for Merchants Trust
Paul Yates held the position of Non-Executive Director at Merchants Trust at the time of this trade.
 Paul Yates
411.68GBX9,00010000
23-Mar-11Notification of Holding
Trade Notifier Information for Merchants Trust
Paul Yates held the position of Non-Executive Director at Merchants Trust at the time of this trade.
 Paul Yates
000
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Date/Time
Author
Subject
Share Price
Opinion
9 Jan '12
Wilks8
Divi
368.50
No Opinion

of over 20p per share p.a.looks attractive. Maybe sell volatile oilies, gold,aim minnows etc and buy these in bulk, then relax, embrace middle age...
7 Apr '11
mulledwine
MRCH
418.60
No Opinion

http://www.investegate.co.uk/Article.aspx?id=201104071610145312E
7 Apr '11
mulledwine
MRCH
418.60
No Opinion

Total return of 20.7% for Merchants Trust Date: Thursday 07 Apr 2011 LONDON (ShareCast) - New chairman Simon Fraser declared himself pleased with the performance of The Merchants Trust last year, a year in which the trust achieved a total return that topped that achieved by FTSE 100 Index and the FTSE 350 Higher Yield Index. Net asset value (NAV) per share increased by 14.6% to 427.1p in the 12 months to 31 January, 2011, and when dividends are thrown into the pot as well, the total return for the year was 20.7%, against a total return of 16.8% for the FTSE 100 and 12.2% for the FTSE 350 Higher Yield indices. Net Revenue Return per share rose by 12.2% to 21.22p. This year's earnings include a release of a provision of £862,086 against finance costs in First Debenture Finance PLC. The board has recommended a final dividend of 5.7p per share, taking the full year pay-out up to 22.8p, up 1.3% on the previous year. --- jh
4 Mar '11
mulledwine
MRCH
409.00
No Opinion

http://www.iii.co.uk/articles/14205/why-inmarsat-my-radar?
27 Nov '09
bark
yield has always been a mystery
325.00
No Opinion

with mrch. However the nav published yesterday was around 3.54. So quite a discount for mrch which often trades above nav for the yield. Some of the Barclays EDFS were yielding 10% last Jan when mrch yield would have been the same. I agree to good to be true and when the loans have to be paid off beware. Some time away yet though.
21 Nov '09
NQueue
How do thaey do that yield?
326.40
No Opinion

I've held this IT for quite a number of years and done well by it. What bothers me now is the size of the dividends - well over 8%. How do they do this? - there are almost no shares in their portfolio paying at this level. All I can think of is 1. lending shares to short sellers - that can make a bit, and 2. They have a revenue reserve which was running at 17.6 pence per share, which they could draw on to keep the dividends up. I assume they must be doing (2.). In which case it would be interesting to know how fast that is depleting and how long they can keep it up. Something like Edinburgh IT has a broadly similar portfolio but pays out way less. If it looks to good to be true then it usually is.

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