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(s)
Anthony Lynch
since 07/09/2009
Martin Hudson
since 01/01/1994
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

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Quick stats

1 Year return

28.26 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/15

Sector

IT UK All Companies

Yield

2.2356

Fund size

£ 1.7 b

FE Risk score

93

NAV

2311.5

Discount/Premium

+-10.0151

Gearing

103

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    93.1%
  • Money Market
    6.9%
  • Industrials
    30.2%
  • Consumer Services
    22%
  • Financials
    20.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    9%
  • Money Market
    6.9%
  • UK Equities
    93.1%
  • Money Market
    6.9%

Performance vs. Sector

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Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.23 %11.06 %28.26 %63.93 %123.12 %
Sector3.01 %4.78 %19.24 %36.15 %76.25 %
Rank within sector6 / 155 / 155 / 153 / 145 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund23.68 %-3.67 %30 %-4.19 %44.91 %
Sector15.21 %3.81 %9.09 %-1.69 %31.32 %
Rank within sector4 / 1510 / 152 / 148 / 135 / 13
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.68
Beta1.41
Sharpe0.79
Volatility15.17
Tracking error8.59
Information ratio0.76
R-Squared0.75

Price movement

52 week high2085
52 week low1624
Current bid price2080
Current offer price2081
Current mid price2080

Holdings by region

  • 93.1% UK
  • 6.9% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 30.2% Industrials
  • 22% Consumer Services
  • 20.7% Financials
  • 9% Consumer Goods
  • 6.9% Money Market
  • 4.1% Technology
  • 2.9% Health Care
  • 2.7% Basic Materials
  • 0.8% Oil & Gas
  • 0.5% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 93.1% UK Equities
  • 6.9% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 0.03% SMITH(DS)
  • 0.02% AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC
  • 0.02% BELLWAY
  • 0.02% BERKELEY GROUP HLDGS
  • 0.02% BODYCOTE PLC
  • 0.02% HALMA PLC
  • 0.02% INCHCAPE PLC
  • 0.02% INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP
  • 0.02% JUST EAT PLC
  • 0.02% SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING