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Share Price:
Up 275.50p
Change Today:
2.00p
Market Cap:
£2,180.65m
Sector:
Equity Investment Instruments

Mercantile IT outperforms benchmark

Date: Wednesday 22 Sep 2010

LONDON (ShareCast) - Mercantile Investment Trust outperformed the FTSE All-Share index in the six months to July 2010.

The net asset value of the investment trust grew from 1015.6p a share to 1083.8p a share during the period. A 6p a share dividend was paid in the six month period and another 6p a share dividend will be paid on 1 November.

The total return for the trust was 10.4%, compared with its benchmark index the FTSE All-Share’s total return of 7.9%.

Mercantile IT purchased £27.1m of its own shares in the six months to July 2010 and that added 4.2p a share to NAV.

Mercantile IT expects to pay a total dividend of 18p a share for the year.

The trust has shares in a number of companies which are the subject of bids. They include Chloride, Dana Petroleum, BSS and Tomkins.

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MRC Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 275.50p
Change Today 2.00p
52 Week High 280.50p
52 Week Low 169.00p
Volume 897,664
Shares Issued 791.52m
Market Cap £2,180.65m

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MRC Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Q1 Q4
Ex-Div 24-Jun-21 25-Mar-21
Paid 02-Aug-21 30-Apr-21
Amount 1.35p 2.65p

Trades for 11-Jun-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 13,879 @ 275.50p
16:22 72 @ 275.50p
16:22 144 @ 275.50p
16:22 906 @ 275.50p
16:21 780 @ 275.68p

MRC Key Personnel

Chair Angus Gordon Lennox