The Mercantile Investment Trust plc (LON:MRC) Plans Dividend of GBX 1.45

The Mercantile Investment Trust plc (LON:MRCGet Rating) announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 24th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.45 ($0.02) per share by the investment trust on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 22nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

The Mercantile Investment Trust Price Performance

MRC stock opened at GBX 197.71 ($2.46) on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of £1.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -569.71 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a quick ratio of 11.82, a current ratio of 16.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.57. The Mercantile Investment Trust has a 52-week low of GBX 158.33 ($1.97) and a 52-week high of GBX 223.50 ($2.78). The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 197.90 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 202.35.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, insider Julia Goh acquired 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 195 ($2.43) per share, with a total value of £39,000 ($48,507.46). 0.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

The Mercantile Investment Trust Company Profile

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The Mercantile Investment Trust plc is an open ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by JPMorgan Funds Limited. The fund is co-managed by JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdoms. The fund spreads its investments across diversified sectors.

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