Merit Group Plc

Merit (MRIT)

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Company name:Merit Group Plc
EPIC:MRITTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AIMPISIN:GB00BNYKJJ86
Market Segment:ASX1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.dodsgroup.com/Description:ORD GBP0.28
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 62.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 60.00 64.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 -
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 360.88 582.07 0.01 -0.44 - - - 77.50 - 2.65

Merit Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.360.88m
Shares In Issue582.07m
Prev. Close62.00
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-0.44p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS0.44p
Return On Equity (ROE)-7.30%
Operating Margin-11.70%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate-83.33%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt21.50m
Gross Gearing44.13%
Quick Assets12.34m
Net Working Capital-5.14m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets80.41%
Turnover PS4.24p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-0.50p
Retained Profit PS-0.43p
Cash PS0.96p
Net Cash PS-2.05p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-0.88p
Net Asset Value PS5.89p
Spread4.00 (6.25%) 

Merit Balance Sheet

L^MRIT:Liabilities+EQL^MRIT:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week62.5061.00
4 weeks66.0061.00
12 weeks67.5061.00
1 year77.502.65

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Merit Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week61.001.001.6461.000.0162.00
4 weeks66.00-4.00-6.0661.000.0261.42
12 weeks66.50-4.50-6.7761.000.0265.43
26 weeks2.9059.102,037.932.650.355.14
1 year3.8558.151,510.392.650.224.88
3 years10.9051.10468.812.350.105.21
5 years13.5048.50359.262.350.108.01

Merit Key Management Ratios

Merit Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio385.42 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 5.76 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)19.10 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio10.53 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-124.92 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-144.35 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS139.99 
Price-to-Sales PS14.62 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-70.79 
Price-to-Cash PS64.85 
Net Working Capital PS-0.88 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-70.28%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE35.24 
Years in average2 
PE to PE average-%

Merit Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio21.80%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-1.87 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.03 
Net Gearing35.06%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)97.87%
Gross Gearing44.13%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)123.21%
Gearing Under 1 Year28.56%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)79.72%
Assets/Equity1.79 
Cash/Equity16.24 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-8.37%
Current Ratio0.71 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.70 
Liquidity Ratio0.32 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets44.96%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value364.87m
CFO/Sales0.10 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets0.04 
CFO/Debt0.10 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.07 
Total Debt/Sales1.10 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-9.37 
Total Debt27.07m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-5.27%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-35.24%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-2.56%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs6 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.01350.0167

Merit Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-6.59%
Return On Assets (ROA)-3.99%
Net Profit Margin-10.13%
Assets Turnover0.39 
Return On Equity (ROE)-7.30%
Return On Investment (ROI)-5.57%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-10.13%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.71 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.49 
Current Assets Turnover1.94 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover159.81 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales2.54 
Debtors-to-Sales30.69%
Debt Collection Period112.03Days

Merit Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
03 Nov 2010InterimGBP0.2531/12/200931/12/201022/12/201024/12/201011/01/20110.25

Merit Fundamentals

 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
turnover20.59100.00%21.30100.00%27.80100.00%24.69100.00%m
pre tax profit1.316.37%-5.73-26.88%-1.26-4.53%-2.89-11.70%m
attributable profit1.135.48%-5.53-25.96%-1.18-4.26%-2.50-10.13%m
retained profit1.135.48%-5.53-25.96%-1.18-4.26%-2.50-10.13%m
eps - basic (p)0.33 -1.62 -0.24 -0.44 
eps - diluted (p)0.33 -1.62 -0.24 -0.44 
dividends per share- - - - 

Merit Balance Sheet

 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
L^MRIT:Liabilities+EQL^MRIT:AssetsL^MRIT:Liabilities+EQL^MRIT:AssetsL^MRIT:Liabilities+EQL^MRIT:AssetsL^MRIT:Liabilities+EQL^MRIT:Assets
 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets2.336.04%2.065.90%2.133.34%8.8714.47%m
intangibles intangibles21.5956.02%19.7056.30%48.0875.25%39.3664.18%m
fixed investments fixed investments1.684.37%0.501.44%0.661.03%0.721.17%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks0.010.03%0.020.05%0.270.43%0.040.06%m
debtors debtors4.1710.82%4.2812.24%8.3813.11%6.7811.05%m
cash & securities cash & securities8.7622.72%8.4324.08%4.376.84%5.579.07%m
TOTAL38.54100%35.00100%63.89100%61.33100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short9.2323.95%11.4932.83%17.9828.15%17.5128.56%m
creditors - long creditors - long0.761.98%0.491.39%10.1515.89%9.5515.58%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL9.9925.93%11.9834.22%28.1444.04%27.0744.13%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves28.5574.07%23.0265.78%35.7555.96%34.2655.87%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL28.5574.07%23.0265.78%35.7555.96%34.2655.87%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Merit Cash Flow Statement

31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
Operating CF3.120.702.042.58m
Pre-Financing CF-0.32-0.32-15.471.37m
Retained CF-0.28-0.33-4.061.20m

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