M.P. Evans Group Share Price (MPE)

419.00 -0.75 (-0.18%) delayed: 8:08PM BST
Bid price 410.00 Open price 405.00
Ask price 428.00 Prev close 415.50
High price 428.00 Spread 4.21%
Low price 405.00 Volume 25,115

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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) 419.00 Net Gearing (%) 7.85
Market Capitalisation (£m) 232.24 Gross Gearing (%) 17.72
Shares in issue (m) 55.33 Debt Ratio 8.89
P/E Ratio 6.88 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.45
Total dividends per share (p) 8.75 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.22
Dividend Yield (%) 2.09 Price to book value 0.58
Dividend cover (x) 4.06 ROCE 0.08
Earning per share (p) 61.05 EPS Growth (%) 69.77
52 week high / low 500.00 / 359.75 DPS Growth (%) 6.06

M.P. Evans Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
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
13/02/2014 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 1,295
13/02/2014 SELL J Derek Shaw NED 400

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M.P. Evans Group Company News

09:03 21/07/2015

Blocklisting Interim Review

/* */ RNS Number : 6151T M. P. Evans Group PLC 21 July 2015    BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN         Name of company: M.P. EVANS GROUP PLC Name of scheme EXECUTIVE SHARE OPTION...

10:55 14/07/2015

Holding(s) in Company

/* */ RNS Number : 9851S M. P. Evans Group PLC 14 July 2015      TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which...

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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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