B.P. Marsh & Partners (BPM)

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280.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      5.00p
  • 52 Week High: 289.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 216.48p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 37.48m
  • Volume: 5,597
  • Market Cap: £104.94m
  • RiskGrade: 75

BP Marsh increases shareholder returns after disposals

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

LONDON (ShareCast) - (ShareCast News) - Venture capital provider BP Marsh and Partners increased its net asset value (NAV) from £73.8m on 31 July 2016 to £88.8m a year later as it eyed off new investments in North America.
BP Marsh increased its shareholder return from 5.8% to 12.8% after the disposals of Besso Insurance Group and Trireme Insurance Group delivered combined proceeds of £32m before tax.

Profit after tax jumped from £4m to £10.2m at the same time the firm increased its cash and treasury funds balance to £22m, with £13.2m of that figure being uncommitted.

BP Marsh's total equity value held within its portfolio rose 24.6% after new investments in the likes of CBC UK and XPT Group, as well as additional investment in LEB Holdings.

Brian Marsh, the group's chairman, said, "This solid set of results demonstrates substantial growth in our Investment Portfolio in line with our strategy to deliver value to shareholders."

A final dividend of 3.76p per share was declared and paid in July, with the next dividend payment intended for 31 January 2018 to come in at the same amount.

As of 1020 BST, shares had lost 1.79% to 255.35p.

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BPM Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 280.00p
Change Today 5.00p
% Change 1.82 %
52 Week High 289.00p
52 Week Low 216.48p
Volume 5,597
Shares Issued 37.48m
Market Cap £104.94m
RiskGrade 75

BPM Star Ratings

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Value
44.98% above the market average44.98% above the market average44.98% above the market average44.98% above the market average44.98% above the market average
54.17% above the sector average54.17% above the sector average54.17% above the sector average54.17% above the sector average54.17% above the sector average
Price Trend
81.81% above the market average81.81% above the market average81.81% above the market average81.81% above the market average81.81% above the market average
80.65% above the sector average80.65% above the sector average80.65% above the sector average80.65% above the sector average80.65% above the sector average
Income
34.35% above the market average34.35% above the market average34.35% above the market average34.35% above the market average34.35% above the market average
6.33% above the sector average6.33% above the sector average6.33% above the sector average6.33% above the sector average6.33% above the sector average
Growth
87.48% above the market average87.48% above the market average87.48% above the market average87.48% above the market average87.48% above the market average
82.81% above the sector average82.81% above the sector average82.81% above the sector average82.81% above the sector average82.81% above the sector average

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BPM Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Final
Ex-Div 12-Jul-18 29-Jun-17
Paid 31-Jul-18 28-Jul-17
Amount 4.76p 3.76p

Trades for 16-Jul-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 2,500 @ 280.00p
16:33 1 @ 280.00p
12:21 714 @ 280.00p
09:20 278 @ 273.50p
08:56 2,000 @ 280.00p

BPM Key Personnel

Chair Brian Marsh
Finance Director Jonathan Newman

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