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 achieve capital capital growth through through investing investing in a diversified diversified portfolio portfolio of UK medium and smaller smaller companies. companies. It pays quarterly quarterly dividends dividends and aims to grow its dividend dividend at least in line with inflation. inflation. The Company Company can hold up to 10% cash or utilise utilise gearing 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

17.76 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/16

Sector

IT UK All Companies

Yield

2.3513

Fund size

£ 1.7 b

FE Risk score

91

NAV

2193.52

Discount/Premium

+-10.3268

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    95.7%
  • Money Market
    4.3%
  • Industrials
    29.4%
  • Consumer Services
    26.2%
  • Financials
    22%
  • Consumer Goods
    7.4%
  • Money Market
    4.3%
  • UK Equities
    95.7%
  • Money Market
    4.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.18 %21.17 %17.76 %40.65 %141.39 %
Sector1.64 %18.49 %22.09 %24.21 %95.2 %
Rank within sector7 / 167 / 1611 / 165 / 147 / 14
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund15.72 %-3.67 %30 %-4.19 %44.91 %
Sector13.86 %3.81 %9.09 %-1.69 %31.32 %
Rank within sector8 / 1611 / 162 / 159 / 145 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.48
Beta1.43
Sharpe0.5
Volatility15.29
Tracking error8.57
Information ratio0.45
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high1967
52 week low1375
Current bid price1965
Current offer price1967
Current mid price1967

Holdings by region

  • 95.7% UK
  • 4.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.4% Industrials
  • 26.2% Consumer Services
  • 22% Financials
  • 7.4% Consumer Goods
  • 4.3% Money Market
  • 4% Technology
  • 2.6% Basic Materials
  • 1.9% Oil & Gas
  • 1.4% Health Care
  • 0.5% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 95.7% UK Equities
  • 4.3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.3% SMITH(DS)
  • 2.2% INCHCAPE PLC
  • 2% AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC
  • 2% SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING
  • 1.9% BELLWAY
  • 1.9% G4S PLC
  • 1.9% HALMA
  • 1.9% JUST EAT PLC
  • 1.9% PHOENIX GROUP HLDGS
  • 1.9% SEGRO PLC