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Open:
290.00p

Trade high:
290.50p

Year high:
291.00p

Estimated NAV:
313.57

Previous close:
290.00p

Trade low:
289.50p

Year low:
168.60p

Premium/Discount:
-7.36%

Previous:
0.50p (0.17%)
Previous:
0.50p

Volume:
100,118

Dividend yield:
2.31%

Currency:
GBX

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  • Net Asset Value (NAV)

MERCANTILE

Performance

1 week 1W 1.22% 1 year 1Y 49.48%
1 month 1M 5.07% 2 years 2Y 44.64%
3 months 3M 3.57% 3 years 3Y 34.57%
6 months 6M 14.4% 5 years 5Y 72.82%

Performance figures are based on the previous close price. Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

Trust Basics

Benchmark: FTSE All Share ex.100 & ITs TR GBP
Annual management charge: 0.45% of Market Cap
Performance fee: No
Ongoing charge: 0.51%
Dividend yield: 2.31%
Dividend frequency: Quarterly
Total assets: £2,828m
Gross gearing: 113%
Market capitalisation:Market cap.: £2,299m
Shares in issue: 791.52 million
Legal structure Closed Ended Investment Company
Domicile: United Kingdom
ISIN GB00BF4JDH58

Recent dividends paid or declared by Mercantile Investment Trust Plc:

Type Ex-div date Payment date Amount
Q1 24/06/2021 02/08/2021 1.35p
Q4 25/03/2021 30/04/2021 2.65p
Q3 17/12/2020 01/02/2021 1.35p
Q2 24/09/2020 02/11/2020 1.35p
Q1 25/06/2020 03/08/2020 1.35p

This data is provided by Digital Look. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision.

Full dividend history

Five years total annual Mercantile Investment Trust Plc dividends:

Financial
year end
Dividend
yield
Dividend
cover
Total dividend
paid
31/01/2021 2.90% 0.61 6.70p
31/01/2020 2.50% 1.16 6.60p
31/01/2019 3.30% 1.19 6.30p
31/01/2018 2.50% 1.15 53.00p
31/01/2017 2.60% 1.16 46.00p

All dividend data is calculated excluding any special dividends. Historical dividends may be adjusted to reflect any subsequent rights issues and corporate actions.

Full dividend history

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Objective

To achieve long-term capital growth from a portfolio of UK medium and smaller companies by invests in medium and smaller companies which are listed mainly on the London Stock Exchange and to provide long-term dividend growth at least in line with inflation.

NET ASSET VALUE (NAV)

Estimated NAV: 313.57
Latest actual NAV: 287.20
Latest actual NAV date: 16 July 2021
Premium/Discount: -7.36%
12m average Premium/Discount: -4.78%
NAV frequency: Daily

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Sector Weight
Consumer Cyclical 29.39%
Industrials 25.42%
Financial Services 13.29%
Technology 11.93%
Consumer Defensive 9.62%
Basic Materials 9.24%
Communication Services 5.52%
Real Estate 3.14%
Utilities 0.86%
Healthcare 0.73%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 107.06%
Russia 2.15%
Austria 1.14%
Poland 0.69%
Singapore 0.38%
Canada 0.04%
Netherlands 0.02%
Denmark 0.02%
Germany 0.01%

Key Dates

Launch date: 8 December 1884
Financial year end: January
Next AGM: May 2022

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by NBTrader. Charts provided by Factset. Dividend data provided by Digital Look. Recent trade data provided by MoneyAM. Trust basics, holding data, key dates, objective and NAV provided by Morningstar.

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