Merchants Trust plc

Merchants Trust plc MRCH

Dividend Summary

The next Merchants Trust plc dividend went ex 21 days ago for 6.8p and will be paid in 14 days.
The previous Merchants Trust plc dividend was 6.8p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.0.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 6.8p 6.8p
Declaration date 24 Jun 2020 (Wed) 30 Sep 2020 (Wed)
Ex-div date 09 Jul 2020 (Thu) 08 Oct 2020 (Thu)
Pay date 19 Aug 2020 (Wed) 12 Nov 2020 (Thu)

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Forecast Accuracy
98%
Our premium tools have predicted Merchants Trust plc with 98% accuracy.
Dividend Yield Today
8.0%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for Merchants Trust plc
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 13 Apr 2023 20 Apr 2023 26 May 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 17 Jan 2023 26 Jan 2023 08 Mar 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Sep 2022 06 Oct 2022 10 Nov 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 22 Jun 2022 14 Jul 2022 17 Aug 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 14 Apr 2022 21 Apr 2022 27 May 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 18 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2022 09 Mar 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 29 Sep 2021 07 Oct 2021 11 Nov 2021 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 23 Jun 2021 08 Jul 2021 18 Aug 2021 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 15 Apr 2021 22 Apr 2021 28 May 2021 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 19 Jan 2021 28 Jan 2021 10 Mar 2021 GBP Sign up
Declared Quarterly 30 Sep 2020 08 Oct 2020 12 Nov 2020 GBP 7.1p 6.8p 😃
Paid Quarterly 24 Jun 2020 09 Jul 2020 19 Aug 2020 GBP 7p 6.8p 😃
Paid Quarterly 16 Apr 2020 23 Apr 2020 29 May 2020 GBP 6.9p 6.8p 😃
Paid Quarterly 21 Jan 2020 30 Jan 2020 11 Mar 2020 GBP 6.6p 6.8p 😃
Paid Quarterly 17 Sep 2019 03 Oct 2019 12 Nov 2019 GBP 6.6p 6.8p 😃
Paid Quarterly 02 Jul 2019 11 Jul 2019 20 Aug 2019 GBP 6.6p 6.7p 😃
Paid Quarterly 29 Mar 2019 11 Apr 2019 22 May 2019 GBP 6.6p 6.6p 😄
Paid Quarterly 22 Jan 2019 31 Jan 2019 06 Mar 2019 GBP 6.5p 6.5p 😄
Paid Quarterly 24 Sep 2018 04 Oct 2018 15 Nov 2018 GBP 6.4p 6.5p 😃
Paid Quarterly 04 Jul 2018 12 Jul 2018 22 Aug 2018 GBP 6.3p 6.4p 😃
Paid Quarterly 29 Mar 2018 19 Apr 2018 30 May 2018 GBP 6.2p 6.3p 😃
Paid Quarterly 16 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2018 02 Mar 2018 GBP 6.2p
Paid Quarterly 26 Sep 2017 05 Oct 2017 16 Nov 2017 GBP 6.2p 6.2p 😄
Paid Quarterly 04 Jul 2017 13 Jul 2017 11 Aug 2017 GBP 6.2p 6.1p 😃
Paid Quarterly 28 Mar 2017 20 Apr 2017 18 May 2017 GBP 6.1p
Paid Quarterly 16 Jan 2017 26 Jan 2017 23 Feb 2017 GBP 6.1p
Paid Quarterly 16 Sep 2016 06 Oct 2016 10 Nov 2016 GBP 6.1p 6p 😃
Paid Quarterly 04 Jul 2016 14 Jul 2016 12 Aug 2016 GBP 6.1p 6p 😃
Paid Quarterly 31 Mar 2016 21 Apr 2016 26 May 2016 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 20 Jan 2016 28 Jan 2016 24 Feb 2016 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 24 Sep 2015 08 Oct 2015 12 Nov 2015 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 03 Jul 2015 16 Jul 2015 14 Aug 2015 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 14 Apr 2015 23 Apr 2015 22 May 2015 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 20 Jan 2015 29 Jan 2015 25 Feb 2015 GBP 6p
Paid Quarterly 24 Sep 2014 09 Oct 2014 11 Nov 2014 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 02 Jul 2014 09 Jul 2014 14 Aug 2014 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 02 Apr 2014 23 Apr 2014 23 May 2014 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 21 Jan 2014 29 Jan 2014 26 Feb 2014 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 09 Oct 2013 12 Nov 2013 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 10 Jul 2013 14 Aug 2013 GBP 5.9p
Paid Quarterly 10 Apr 2013 15 May 2013 GBP 5.8p
Paid Quarterly 30 Jan 2013 27 Feb 2013 GBP 5.8p
Paid Quarterly 03 Oct 2012 12 Nov 2012 GBP 5.8p
Paid Quarterly 11 Jul 2012 15 Aug 2012 GBP 5.8p
Paid Quarterly 05 Oct 2011 11 Nov 2011 GBP 5.7p
Paid Quarterly 13 Jul 2011 17 Aug 2011 GBP 5.7p
Paid Quarterly 13 Apr 2011 13 May 2011 GBP 5.7p
Paid Quarterly 19 Jan 2011 18 Feb 2011 GBP 5.7p
Paid Quarterly 06 Oct 2010 11 Nov 2010 GBP 5.7p
Paid Quarterly 21 Jul 2010 20 Aug 2010 GBP 5.7p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 GBP 22.3p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 GBP 21.6p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 GBP 21p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 GBP 19.4p
Year Amount Change
2006 19.4p
2007 21.0p
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8.2%
2008 21.6p
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2.9%
2009 22.3p
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3.2%
2010 22.8p
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2.2%
2011 11.4p
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-50.0%
2012 23.2p
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103.5%
2013 23.6p
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1.7%
2014 23.8p
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0.8%
2015 24.0p
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0.8%
2016 24.2p
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0.8%
2017 24.8p
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2.5%
2018 26.0p
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4.8%
2019 27.1p
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4.2%
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Merchants Trust plc Optimized Dividend Chart

The chart below shows the optimized dividends for this security over a rolling 12-month period.
Dividend Yield Today
8.0%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
12.7% on 23 March 2020
52 Week Low
5.6% on 30 January 2020
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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.

Sector
Investment Trusts
Country
United Kingdom
Share Price
£3.40 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
103 million
Market Cap
£351mn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
1.0
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
8
Market Indices
none
Investor Relations URL
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Home Page URL
https://www.merchantstrust.co.uk/Navigate.aspx/Merchants/1/Home/Home
Financial Calendar URL
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Dividend History URL
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