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Merchants Trust plc

Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Merchants Trust plc dividend went ex 1 month ago for 6.8p and will be paid in 3 days.
The previous Merchants Trust plc dividend was 6.8p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 3 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.0.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Investment Trusts
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Status: Paid Declared
Type: Quarterly Quarterly
Per Share: 6.8p 6.8p
Ex-div Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020 Thu 23 Apr 2020
Pay Date: Wed 11 Mar 2020 Fri 29 May 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £6.80 £6.80

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Declared and Forecast Merchants Trust plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 19.4p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 21p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 21.6p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 22.3p GBP Paid
21 Jul 2010 20 Aug 2010 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
06 Oct 2010 11 Nov 2010 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
19 Jan 2011 18 Feb 2011 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
13 Apr 2011 13 May 2011 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
13 Jul 2011 17 Aug 2011 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
05 Oct 2011 11 Nov 2011 Quarterly 5.7p GBP Paid
11 Jul 2012 15 Aug 2012 Quarterly 5.8p GBP Paid
03 Oct 2012 12 Nov 2012 Quarterly 5.8p GBP Paid
30 Jan 2013 27 Feb 2013 Quarterly 5.8p GBP Paid
10 Apr 2013 15 May 2013 Quarterly 5.8p GBP Paid
10 Jul 2013 14 Aug 2013 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
09 Oct 2013 12 Nov 2013 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
29 Jan 2014 26 Feb 2014 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
23 Apr 2014 23 May 2014 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
09 Jul 2014 14 Aug 2014 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
09 Oct 2014 11 Nov 2014 Quarterly 5.9p GBP Paid
29 Jan 2015 25 Feb 2015 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
23 Apr 2015 22 May 2015 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
16 Jul 2015 14 Aug 2015 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
08 Oct 2015 12 Nov 2015 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
28 Jan 2016 24 Feb 2016 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
21 Apr 2016 26 May 2016 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
14 Jul 2016 12 Aug 2016 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
06 Oct 2016 10 Nov 2016 Quarterly 6p GBP Paid
26 Jan 2017 23 Feb 2017 Quarterly 6.1p GBP Paid
20 Apr 2017 18 May 2017 Quarterly 6.1p GBP Paid
13 Jul 2017 11 Aug 2017 Quarterly 6.1p GBP Paid
05 Oct 2017 16 Nov 2017 Quarterly 6.2p GBP Paid
25 Jan 2018 02 Mar 2018 Quarterly 6.2p GBP Paid
19 Apr 2018 30 May 2018 Quarterly 6.3p GBP Paid
12 Jul 2018 22 Aug 2018 Quarterly 6.4p GBP Paid
04 Oct 2018 15 Nov 2018 Quarterly 6.5p GBP Paid
31 Jan 2019 06 Mar 2019 Quarterly 6.5p GBP Paid
11 Apr 2019 22 May 2019 Quarterly 6.6p GBP Paid
11 Jul 2019 20 Aug 2019 Quarterly 6.7p GBP Paid
03 Oct 2019 12 Nov 2019 Quarterly 6.8p GBP Paid
30 Jan 2020 11 Mar 2020 Quarterly 6.8p GBP Paid
23 Apr 2020 29 May 2020 Quarterly 6.8p GBP Declared
16 Jul 2020 19 Aug 2020 Quarterly Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
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How accurate are our Merchants Trust plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
23 Jan 2020 23 Apr 2020 6.9p 6.8p 99% 😃
21 Jan 2019 31 Jan 2019 6.5p 6.5p 100% 😄
24 Sep 2018 11 Apr 2019 6.6p 6.6p 100% 😄
24 Sep 2018 31 Jan 2019 6.5p 6.5p 100% 😄
02 Aug 2018 11 Apr 2019 6.5p 6.6p 99% 😃
04 Jul 2018 11 Jul 2019 6.6p 6.7p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 23 Apr 2020 6.7p 6.8p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 23 Apr 2020 6.7p 6.8p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 11 Apr 2019 6.5p 6.6p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 03 Oct 2019 6.6p 6.8p 98% 😃
29 Mar 2018 04 Oct 2018 6.4p 6.5p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 31 Jan 2019 6.4p 6.5p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 11 Apr 2019 6.5p 6.6p 99% 😃
29 Mar 2018 11 Jul 2019 6.5p 6.7p 98% 😃
29 Mar 2018 03 Oct 2019 6.5p 6.8p 97% 😃
29 Mar 2018 30 Jan 2020 6.6p 6.8p 98% 😃
16 Jan 2018 30 Jan 2020 6.4p 6.8p 97% 😃
16 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2019 6.3p 6.5p 98% 😃
27 Sep 2017 03 Oct 2019 6.4p 6.8p 97% 😃
05 Jul 2017 11 Jul 2019 6.4p 6.7p 97% 😃
12 Apr 2017 11 Apr 2019 6.3p 6.6p 97% 😃
17 Jan 2017 31 Jan 2019 6.3p 6.5p 98% 😃
05 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2018 6.3p 6.5p 98% 😃
05 Oct 2016 05 Oct 2017 6.2p 6.2p 100% 😄
05 Jul 2016 12 Jul 2018 6.3p 6.4p 99% 😃
14 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2018 6.2p 6.3p 99% 😃
21 Jan 2016 06 Oct 2016 6.1p 6p 99% 😃
05 Oct 2015 05 Oct 2017 6.2p 6.2p 100% 😄
06 Jul 2015 13 Jul 2017 6.2p 6.1p 99% 😃
06 Jul 2015 14 Jul 2016 6.1p 6p 99% 😃
Average Merchants Trust plc Forecast Accuracy 99% 😃

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About Merchants Trust plc

Merchant aims to provide an above average level of income and growth combined with long term growth of capital via a policy of investing primarily in higher yielding UK 'blue chip' FTSE 100 companies.

Merchants Trust Dividends:

The Merchants trust is a dividend paying giant with a high yield and a consecutine annual dividend increase spanning the past 30 years.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 19.4p
2007 21.0p 8.2%
2008 21.6p 2.9%
2009 22.3p 3.2%
2010 22.8p 2.2%
2011 11.4p (50.0%)
2012 23.2p 103.5%
2013 23.6p 1.7%
2014 23.8p 0.8%
2015 24.0p 0.8%
2016 24.2p 0.8%
2017 24.8p 2.5%
2018 26.0p 4.8%
2019 27.1p 4.2%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
21 Jul 2010 20 Aug 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.7p
06 Oct 2010 11 Nov 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.7p
19 Jan 2011 18 Feb 2011 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.7p
13 Apr 2011 13 May 2011 2010 Final Quarterly Paid 5.7p
13 Jul 2011 17 Aug 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.7p
05 Oct 2011 11 Nov 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.7p
11 Jul 2012 15 Aug 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.8p
03 Oct 2012 12 Nov 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.8p
30 Jan 2013 27 Feb 2013 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.8p
10 Apr 2013 15 May 2013 2012 Final Quarterly Paid 5.8p
10 Jul 2013 14 Aug 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.9p
09 Oct 2013 12 Nov 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.9p
29 Jan 2014 26 Feb 2014 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.9p
23 Apr 2014 23 May 2014 2013 Final Quarterly Paid 5.9p
09 Jul 2014 14 Aug 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.9p
09 Oct 2014 11 Nov 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 5.9p
29 Jan 2015 25 Feb 2015 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
23 Apr 2015 22 May 2015 2014 Final Quarterly Paid 6p
16 Jul 2015 14 Aug 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
08 Oct 2015 12 Nov 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
28 Jan 2016 24 Feb 2016 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
21 Apr 2016 26 May 2016 2015 Final Quarterly Paid 6p
14 Jul 2016 12 Aug 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
06 Oct 2016 10 Nov 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 6p
26 Jan 2017 23 Feb 2017 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.1p
20 Apr 2017 18 May 2017 2016 Final Quarterly Paid 6.1p
13 Jul 2017 11 Aug 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.1p
05 Oct 2017 16 Nov 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.2p
25 Jan 2018 02 Mar 2018 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.2p
19 Apr 2018 30 May 2018 2017 Final Quarterly Paid 6.3p
12 Jul 2018 22 Aug 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.4p
04 Oct 2018 15 Nov 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.5p
31 Jan 2019 06 Mar 2019 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.5p
11 Apr 2019 22 May 2019 2018 Final Quarterly Paid 6.6p
11 Jul 2019 20 Aug 2019 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.7p
03 Oct 2019 12 Nov 2019 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.8p
30 Jan 2020 11 Mar 2020 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 6.8p
23 Apr 2020 29 May 2020 2019 Interim Quarterly Declared 6.8p
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