Merit (MRIT)

Company name:Merit Group Plc
EPIC:MRITTrading Currency:GBX
Market Segment:ASX1Share Type:DE
WWW Address: GBP0.28
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Ask Open High Low Volume
 66.00 0.0 [0.00] 62.00 70.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 10,250
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 384.17 582.07 0.01 -0.24 - - - 77.50 - 2.65

Merit Key Figures

Key Figures
(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.384.17m
Shares In Issue582.07m
Prev. Close66.00
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-0.24p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS0.35p
Return On Equity (ROE)-3.31%
Operating Margin-4.53%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate85.19%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt23.77m
Gross Gearing44.04%
Quick Assets12.75m
Net Working Capital-4.96m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets94.51%
Turnover PS4.78p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-0.22p
Retained Profit PS-0.20p
Cash PS0.75p
Net Cash PS-2.34p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-2.12p
Net Asset Value PS6.14p
Spread8.00 (11.43%) 

Merit Balance Sheet

%1$s Balance Sheet

Share Price Performance

Share Price Performance
Sample Period HighLow
1 week66.0066.00
4 weeks67.5066.00
12 weeks77.502.65
1 year77.502.65

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Merit Historic Returns

%1$s Historic Returns
Giorni da oggi OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week66.00--66.000.0266.00
4 weeks67.50-1.50-2.2266.000.0366.76
12 weeks2.6563.352,390.572.650.465.23
26 weeks2.9563.052,137.292.650.364.62
1 year2.7563.252,300.002.650.234.41
3 years12.3553.65434.412.350.105.18
5 years14.0052.00371.432.350.108.07

Merit Key Management Ratios


Merit Investment Ratios

%1$s Investment Ratios
(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio862.47 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 7.77 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)24.70 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio10.75 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-305.14 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-324.74 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS188.41 
Price-to-Sales PS13.82 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-31.18 
Price-to-Cash PS87.95 
Net Working Capital PS-0.85 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-77.39%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE36.12 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average-%

Merit Financial Ratios

%1$s Financial Ratios
(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio22.12%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-0.82 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.03 
Net Gearing37.20%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)150.29%
Gross Gearing44.04%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)177.91%
Gearing Under 1 Year28.15%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)113.71%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-7.77%
Current Ratio0.72 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.71 
Liquidity Ratio0.24 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets33.55%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value389.95m
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.07 
Total Debt/Sales1.01 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-22.35 
Total Debt28.14m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-5.67%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-12.08%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs5 
Beta coefficients
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Merit Operating Ratios

%1$s Operating Ratios
(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-2.74%
Return On Assets (ROA)-2.39%
Net Profit Margin-4.26%
Assets Turnover0.56 
Return On Equity (ROE)-3.31%
Return On Investment (ROI)-3.41%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-4.26%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.95 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.76 
Current Assets Turnover2.16 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover192.36 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.78 
Debt Collection Period83.14Days

Merit Dividends

%1$s Dividends
Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
03 Nov 2010InterimGBP0.2512/31/200912/31/201012/22/201012/24/201001/11/20110.25

Merit Fundamentals

Profit and Loss Account
 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
pre tax profit1.557.75%1.316.37%-5.73-26.88%-1.26-4.53%m
attributable profit1.567.83%1.135.48%-5.53-25.96%-1.18-4.26%m
retained profit1.567.83%1.135.48%-5.53-25.96%-1.18-4.26%m
eps - basic (p)0.46 0.33 -1.62 -0.24 
eps - diluted (p)0.46 0.33 -1.62 -0.24 
dividends per share- - - - 

Merit Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet
 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets2.426.64%2.336.04%2.065.90%2.133.34%m
intangibles intangibles21.9960.27%21.5956.02%19.7056.30%48.0875.25%m
fixed investments fixed investments0.200.55%1.684.37%0.501.44%0.661.03%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks0.040.10%0.010.03%0.020.05%0.270.43%m
debtors debtors2.817.69%4.1710.82%4.2812.24%8.3813.11%m
cash & securities cash & securities9.0324.76%8.7622.72%8.4324.08%4.376.84%m
creditors - short creditors - short8.4623.18%9.2323.95%11.4932.83%17.9828.15%m
creditors - long creditors - long0.762.09%0.761.98%0.491.39%10.1515.89%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves27.2774.73%28.5574.07%23.0265.78%35.7555.96%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Merit Cash Flow Statement

%1$s Cash Flow Statement
31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF3.423.120.702.04m
Pre-Financing CF0.30-0.32-0.32-15.47m
Retained CF-0.05-0.28-0.33-4.06m

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