Fact sheet: Mrtl IT PLC

Fund information

Fund name
The Mercantile Investment Trust Plc
Fund company manager
JP Morgan Asset Management UK
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Guy Anderson
since 07/08/2012
Fund objective
The Trust aims to achieve capital growth through investing in a diversified portfolio of UK medium and smaller companies. It pays quarterly dividends and aims to grow its dividend at least in line with inflation. The Company can hold up to 10% cash or utilise gearing of up to 20% of net assets where appropriate.
Benchmark
FTSE AllShare (ex FTSE 100, ex Inv Companies)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.5 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/15

Sector

IT UK All Companies

Yield

2.316

Fund size

£ 1.7 b

FE Risk score

93

NAV

2206.6

Discount/Premium

+-9.4988

Gearing

104

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    93.2%
  • Money Market
    6.8%
  • Industrials
    29.2%
  • Consumer Services
    23.9%
  • Financials
    21%
  • Consumer Goods
    8.2%
  • Money Market
    6.8%
  • UK Equities
    93.2%
  • Money Market
    6.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.42 %12.23 %22.5 %47.27 %127.52 %
Sector0.38 %5.53 %16.58 %25.08 %83.85 %
Rank within sector7 / 152 / 155 / 153 / 145 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund18.13 %-3.67 %30 %-4.19 %44.91 %
Sector11.9 %3.81 %9.09 %-1.69 %31.32 %
Rank within sector3 / 1510 / 152 / 148 / 135 / 13
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.89
Beta1.42
Sharpe0.68
Volatility15.33
Tracking error8.61
Information ratio0.65
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high2012
52 week low1624
Current bid price1994
Current offer price1996
Current mid price1997

Holdings by region

  • 93.2% UK
  • 6.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.2% Industrials
  • 23.9% Consumer Services
  • 21% Financials
  • 8.2% Consumer Goods
  • 6.8% Money Market
  • 4.1% Technology
  • 2.4% Basic Materials
  • 2.3% Health Care
  • 1.3% Oil & Gas
  • 0.5% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 93.2% UK Equities
  • 6.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% SMITH(DS)
  • 2.1% SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING
  • 2% BELLWAY
  • 2% JUST EAT PLC
  • 1.9% INCHCAPE PLC
  • 1.8% AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC
  • 1.8% HALMA
  • 1.8% INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP
  • 1.8% MELROSE SA
  • 1.7% PHOENIX GROUP HLDGS