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

20.67 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/15

Sector

IT UK All Companies

Yield

2.3332

Fund size

£ 1.7 b

FE Risk score

91

NAV

2214

Discount/Premium

+-9.9819

Gearing

102

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    94.2%
  • Money Market
    5.8%
  • Industrials
    30.7%
  • Consumer Services
    23.1%
  • Financials
    20.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    8.6%
  • Money Market
    5.8%
  • UK Equities
    94.2%
  • Money Market
    5.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.4 %10.9 %20.67 %47.48 %114.29 %
Sector-0.37 %2.87 %13.6 %24.19 %76.86 %
Rank within sector7 / 152 / 155 / 153 / 145 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.89 %-3.67 %30 %-4.19 %44.91 %
Sector11.62 %3.81 %9.09 %-1.69 %31.32 %
Rank within sector6 / 1510 / 152 / 148 / 135 / 13
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.61
Beta1.41
Sharpe0.69
Volatility15.32
Tracking error8.63
Information ratio0.71
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high2012
52 week low1624
Current bid price1983
Current offer price1984
Current mid price1993

Holdings by region

  • 94.2% UK
  • 5.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 30.7% Industrials
  • 23.1% Consumer Services
  • 20.7% Financials
  • 8.6% Consumer Goods
  • 5.8% Money Market
  • 4.1% Technology
  • 2.5% Basic Materials
  • 2.5% Health Care
  • 1.3% Oil & Gas
  • 0.5% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 94.2% UK Equities
  • 5.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.4% SMITH(DS)
  • 2.1% BELLWAY
  • 2% INCHCAPE PLC
  • 1.9% HALMA
  • 1.9% INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP
  • 1.9% SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING
  • 1.8% AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC
  • 1.8% JUST EAT PLC
  • 1.7% BODYCOTE PLC
  • 1.7% MELROSE