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MERC - Mercia Asset Management Share Price

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Last Trade - 15/10/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £171.6m
Enterprise Value £120.3m
Revenue £23.4m
Position in Universe 879th / 1785
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1m -3.84%
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52w High -11.4%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Mar 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022E 2023E CAGR / Avg
1.76 6.66 10.2 10.7 12.7 23.4 19.7 21.3 +67.9%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2021, MerciaAsset Management PLC revenues increased 84% to £23.4M. Netincome totaled £34.5M vs. loss of £17.5M. Revenues reflectan increase in demand for the Company's products andservices due to favorable market conditions. Net Incomereflects Fair value movements in direct investmen decreasefrom £15.8M (expense) to £10.1M (income), Finance expensedecrease of 23% to £20K (expense).
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Profile Summary

Mercia Asset Management PLC, formerly Mercia Technologies PLC, is a specialist asset manager focused on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the United Kingdom’s regions. The Company provides venture, private equity and debt for the enterprises. The Company invests in various sectors including in digital and entertainment; electronics, materials, manufacturing/engineering; software and the Internet sectors. The Company’s funds include North East Venture Fund, MEIF- Mercia Proof-of-Concept, NPIF- Mercia Equity Finance, Mercia EIS Funds, EV Growth II, EV SME Loan, Mercia fund 1 and Finance Yorkshire Seedcorn Fund. The Company’s portfolio consists of over 400 companies.

Last Annual March 31st, 2021
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated September 17, 2014
Public Since December 18, 2014
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 100
Sector Financials
Industry Investment Banking & Investment Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 440,109,707
Free Float (0.0%)
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Monday 29th November, 2021 Estimate
Half Year 2022 Mercia Asset Management PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Mercia Asset Management
What is the Mercia Asset Management share price?

As of 15/10/21, shares in Mercia Asset Management are trading at 39p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £171.6m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Mercia Asset Management share price performed this year?

Shares in Mercia Asset Management are currently trading at 39p and the price has moved by 81.4% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Mercia Asset Management price has moved by 46.85% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Mercia Asset Management?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Mercia Asset Management, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Mercia Asset Management is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Mercia Asset Management next release its financial results?

Mercia Asset Management is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the Mercia Asset Management dividend yield?

Mercia Asset Management does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Mercia Asset Management pay a dividend?

Mercia Asset Management does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Mercia Asset Management next pay dividends?

Mercia Asset Management does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Mercia Asset Management shares?

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What is the market cap of Mercia Asset Management?

Shares in Mercia Asset Management are currently trading at 39p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £171.6m.

Where are Mercia Asset Management shares listed? Where are Mercia Asset Management shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Mercia Asset Management:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: MERC
What kind of share is Mercia Asset Management?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Mercia Asset Management is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Mercia Asset Management share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Mercia Asset Management are currently priced at 39p. At that level they are trading at 25.64% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 52.45.

Analysts covering Mercia Asset Management currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.00414 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Mercia Asset Management share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Mercia Asset Management. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 13.27%. At the current price of 39p, shares in Mercia Asset Management are trading at 18.65% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Mercia Asset Management PE Ratio?

The Mercia Asset Management PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 4.98. The shares are currently trading at 39p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Mercia Asset Management?

Mercia Asset Management's management team is headed by:

Ray Chamberlain - NED
Mark Payton - CEO
Martin Glanfield - CFO
Ian Metcalfe - NEC
Jonathan Pell - NED
Caroline Plumb - NED
Diane Seymour-Williams - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Mercia Asset Management?

Here are the top five shareholders of Mercia Asset Management based on the size of their shareholding:

Chamberlain (Raymond Kenneth) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 14.81% (65.2m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 14.34% (63.1m shares)
Invesco UK Equity High Income Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.5% (41.8m shares)
Ruffer LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.97% (30.7m shares)
Librae Holdings, Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 6.41% (28.2m shares)
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