Mercia Asset Management (MERC)

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41.75p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.25p
  • 52 Week High: 42.00
  • 52 Week Low: 18.95
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 440.11m
  • Volume: 180,171
  • Market Cap: 183.75m
  • RiskGrade: 167

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% 1.2%
Div Cover 19.6 0.9
Op Mrgn 145.1% 11.5%
ROCE 23.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.3 101.3
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 7.8 9.3
Pr/Book 1.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 83.6% -15.7%
PBT n/a -93.3%
EPS n/a -94.7%
DPS n/a 18.7%

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 19.73 2.27 0.41p 101.3 n/a -95% 0.47p 1.2%
31-Mar-23 21.35 3.24 0.59p 70.9 1.7 +43% 0.55p 1.3%

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MERC Company Announcements

Result of AGM 14-Sep-2021 10:21 RNS
AGM Statement 14-Sep-2021 07:00 RNS
Investment into Locate Bio 03-Sep-2021 07:00 RNS

Latest MERC Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 41.75p
Change Today 0.25p
% Change 0.60 %
52 Week High 42.00
52 Week Low 18.95
Volume 180,171
Shares Issued 440.11m
Market Cap 183.75m
RiskGrade 167

MERC Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
29.78% below the market average29.78% below the market average29.78% below the market average29.78% below the market average29.78% below the market average
54.89% below the sector average54.89% below the sector average54.89% below the sector average54.89% below the sector average54.89% below the sector average
Price Trend
82.93% above the market average82.93% above the market average82.93% above the market average82.93% above the market average82.93% above the market average
81.43% above the sector average81.43% above the sector average81.43% above the sector average81.43% above the sector average81.43% above the sector average
Income
56.98% below the market average56.98% below the market average56.98% below the market average56.98% below the market average56.98% 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
73.38% above the market average73.38% above the market average73.38% above the market average73.38% above the market average73.38% above the market average
68.60% above the sector average68.60% above the sector average68.60% above the sector average68.60% above the sector average68.60% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 1
Buy 0
Neutral 0
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 1
strong_buy
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MERC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 23-Sep-21 10-Dec-20
Paid 12-Oct-21 30-Dec-20
Amount 0.30p 0.100p

Trades for 24-Sep-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:00 4,379 @ 41.85p
15:41 20,000 @ 41.85p
15:14 2,500 @ 41.85p
14:57 1,162 @ 42.00p
13:12 24,000 @ 41.83p

MERC Key Personnel

CEO Mark Andrew Payton
CFO Martin James Glanfield

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