M.P. Evans Group Share Price (MPE)

420.00 +0.88 (+0.21%) delayed: 12:51PM BST
Bid price 415.25 Open price 415.50
Ask price 424.75 Prev close 419.13
High price 422.25 Spread 2.24%
Low price 415.00 Volume 4,434

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M.P. Evans Group Share Price Information

Name M.P. Evans Group Epic MPE
Sector Food Producers ISIN GB0007538100
Activites M.P. Evans Group PLC (formerly Rowe Evans Investments PLC) completed its merger with Bertam Holdings PLC and Lendu Holdings PLC on 2 February 2005. The enlarged Group's assets consist of oil palm and rubber plantations (both majority and minority held) in Indonesia and Malaysia, the latter with real-estate development value, and beef-cattle interests in Australia. The Group's strategy is to exit from its plantation investments in Malaysia within the next five or so years. These assets have, in varying degrees, considerable real-estate value due to their proximity either to the North-South Highway or to conurbations. However, the earnings derived from them are modest and, in the board's view, the time has come when they should be disposed of as and when acceptable prices can be achieved. It is the board's intention to undertake a substantial expansion in Indonesian plantation ventures which should achieve higher returns and will supplement the existing portfolio of majority and minority-held plantation investments in that country. Index n/a

M.P. Evans Group Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 420.00 Net Gearing (%) 2.80
Market Capitalisation (£m) 233.62 Gross Gearing (%) 14.55
Shares in issue (m) 55.74 Debt Ratio 6.91
P/E Ratio 9.66 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.44
Total dividends per share (p) 8.75 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.17
Dividend Yield (%) 2.09 Price to book value 0.73
Dividend cover (x) 4.06 ROCE (%) 1.96
Earning per share (p) 43.39 EPS Growth (%) -28.93
52 week high / low 464.75 / 355.00 DPS Growth (%) 0.00

M.P. Evans Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
05/07/2016 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 15,000
20/06/2016 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 5,000
01/06/2015 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 31,000
05/05/2015 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 10,000
23/10/2014 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 11,000

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M.P. Evans Group Company News

07:21 12/09/2016

MP Evans' profit

MP Evans has improved its group-controlled H1 pretax profit to $4.78m, from a year-earlier profit of $4.4m. Revenue was $30.4m, from $38.0m. "The increased profit in the first half of 2016 reflects the one-off gain from the sale of the Group's NAPCo shares, offset by lower plantation earnings,...

07:05 12/09/2016

FLASH: MP Evans improves H1 pretax profit

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07:00 12/09/2016

Half-year Report

/* */ RNS Number : 4796J M. P. Evans Group PLC 12 September 2016       M.P. EVANS GROUP PLC M.P. Evans Group PLC ("MP Evans" or "the Group"), a producer of Indonesian palm oil, announces its unaudited preliminary results for the six months ended 30...

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more than 1 year ago

Safe haven? (MPE)

Excellent results today from MPE. Record profits, trading below worth of (tangible!) net assets, $30M net cash in the bank. 2009 may well see lower palm oil profits because of exceptional prices early 2008, but price has recovered last few months and if they can also start making money from...

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