Mercia Asset Management (MERC)

Sector:

Financials

Index:

FTSE AIM All-Share

38.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -2.15p
  • 52 Week High: 43.25
  • 52 Week Low: 23.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 440.11m
  • Volume: 309,145
  • Market Cap: 169.88m
  • RiskGrade: 167
  • Beta: 0.01

MERC Overview

Mercia is a proactive, specialist asset manager focused on supporting regional SMEs to achieve their growth aspirations. Mercia provides capital across its four asset classes of balance sheet, venture, private equity and debt capital; the Groups 'Complete Capital Solution'. The Group initially nurtures businesses via its third-party funds under management then, over time, Mercia can provide further funding to the most promising companies by deploying direct investment follow-on capital from its own balance sheet.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.0% 1.4%
Div Cover 19.6 2.4
Op Mrgn 145.1% 34.9%
ROCE 23.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.2 28.6
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 7.7 7.9
Pr/Book 1.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 83.6% -3.3%
PBT n/a -76.8%
EPS n/a -81.8%
DPS n/a 50.0%

MERC Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Mar-17 6.66 0.99 0.97p 44.6 n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-18 10.20 1.61 0.55p 70.9 n/a -43% n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-19 10.68 2.57 0.86p 40.1 0.7 +56% n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-20 12.75 (17.61) (5.11)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Mar-21 23.41 34.02 7.83p 4.0 n/a n/a 0.40p 1.3%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

MERC Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Mar-22 22.63 7.89 1.42p 28.7 n/a -82% 0.60p 1.4%
31-Mar-23 21.51 3.44 0.62p 65.3 n/a -56% 0.65p 1.6%
31-Mar-24 23.15 4.94 0.89p 45.8 1.1 +42% 0.70p 1.7%

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MERC Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Dealings 05-Jan-2022 12:36 RNS
Completion of the sale of Faradion 05-Jan-2022 07:00 RNS
Sale of Faradion Limited 31-Dec-2021 07:00 RNS

Latest MERC Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
05-Jan-22 Buy Martin James Glanfield 38.00p 39,470 14,998.60
05-Jan-22 Buy Mark Andrew Payton 38.10p 12,793 4,874.13

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

MERC Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 38.60p
Change Today -2.15p
% Change -5.28 %
52 Week High 43.25
52 Week Low 23.70
Volume 309,145
Shares Issued 440.11m
Market Cap 169.88m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 167

MERC Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
1.93% below the market average1.93% below the market average1.93% below the market average1.93% below the market average1.93% below the market average
26.98% below the sector average26.98% below the sector average26.98% below the sector average26.98% below the sector average26.98% below the sector average
Price Trend
87.08% above the market average87.08% above the market average87.08% above the market average87.08% above the market average87.08% above the market average
81.16% above the sector average81.16% above the sector average81.16% above the sector average81.16% above the sector average81.16% above the sector average
Income
47.06% below the market average47.06% below the market average47.06% below the market average47.06% below the market average47.06% below the market average
62.67% below the sector average62.67% below the sector average62.67% below the sector average62.67% below the sector average62.67% below the sector average
Growth
71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average
63.03% above the sector average63.03% above the sector average63.03% above the sector average63.03% above the sector average63.03% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 0
Neutral 0
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 2
strong_buy
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MERC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 16-Dec-21 23-Sep-21
Paid 31-Dec-21 12-Oct-21
Amount 0.30p 0.30p

Trades for 18-Jan-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
11:57 64 @ 38.65p
11:18 64 @ 38.68p
11:16 6,790 @ 38.28p
10:58 1,450 @ 38.28p
10:56 25,000 @ 38.00p

MERC Key Personnel

CEO Mark Andrew Payton
CFO Martin James Glanfield

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