M.P. Evans Group Share Price (MPE)

414.88 -17.87 (-4.13%) delayed: 9:54PM BST
Bid price 390.00 Open price 441.75
Ask price 439.75 Prev close 439.50
High price 441.75 Spread 11.31%
Low price 426.00 Volume 6,369

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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) 414.88 Net Gearing (%) 2.80
Market Capitalisation (£m) 239.09 Gross Gearing (%) 14.55
Shares in issue (m) 55.70 Debt Ratio 6.91
P/E Ratio 9.89 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.44
Total dividends per share (p) 8.75 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.17
Dividend Yield (%) 2.04 Price to book value 0.74
Dividend cover (x) 4.06 ROCE (%) 1.96
Earning per share (p) 43.39 EPS Growth (%) -28.93
52 week high / low 464.75 / 340.00 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

07:00 26/07/2016

Dividend Declaration

/* */ RNS Number : 1613F M. P. Evans Group PLC 26 July 2016   M.P. EVANS GROUP PLC ("MP Evans" or "the Group")   SPECIAL DIVIDEND   Further to the announcement on 20 July 2016 in regards to the sale of the Group's 34.37% stake in North...

07:49 20/07/2016

MP Evans sells stake in NAPCo

MP Evans Group confirms the sale of its 34.37% stake in NAPCo, an Australian cattle operator, has now been completed and cleared funds in respect of the gross sale consideration of AU$107m will be received shortly. It is planned that the net sale proceeds, after payment of Australian tax and...

07:13 20/07/2016

FLASH: MP Evans sells stake in NAPCP Ltd

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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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