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Merlin Entertainments PLC Company Profile (LON:MERL)

Consensus Ratings for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 477.20

Analysts' Ratings History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralGBX 440 -> GBX 464View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 500View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 515View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/2/2016HSBCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 470 -> GBX 530View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 470 -> GBX 520View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/26/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 475View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/25/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/19/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 450View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/17/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/16/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/2/2014Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 385View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/3/2014Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 420 -> GBX 430View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/29/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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Earnings Estimates for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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Dividend History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/25/2016GBX 4.400.97%4/28/20164/28/20166/7/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015GBX 2.100.51%8/13/20158/13/20159/24/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015GBX 4.200.93%4/30/20154/30/20156/5/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014GBX 20.56%8/27/20148/27/20149/25/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/3/2016Carr ,AndrewInsiderSell750,000GBX 456£3,420,000Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/21/2015Rautio,TrudyInsiderBuy11,250GBX 443£49,837.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 07:57 AMMerlin Entertainments : *JPMORGAN RAISES MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS TO 'NEUTRAL' ('UW') - TARGET 464 (440)P
06/28/16 05:01 PMMerlin Entertainments PLC 20.1% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews
06/28/16 09:59 AMLegoland Project in Hudson Valley to Have 8 Themed Areas
06/28/16 09:59 AMMerlin Entertainments : Holding(s) in Company - GIC Private Limited
06/28/16 03:46 AMMerlin Entertainments Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MERL-GB : June 28, 2016 -
06/27/16 11:11 AMHolding(s) in Company - GIC Private Limited - [at noodls] - RNS Number : 3832C Merlin Entertainments plc 27 June 2016 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, ...
06/26/16 09:47 AMMerlin Entertainments : What visitors can expect at Legoland
06/25/16 08:55 AMVideo game fans unite at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan's Adult Night
06/24/16 05:05 PMAIM Morning Risers: Mountfield Group Plc, Surface Transforms plc, Versarien PLCM, Merlin Entertainments PLC - DirectorsTalk Interviews
06/24/16 05:05 PMWill a plummeting pound boost tourism shares like Merlin Entertainments plc, Whitbread plc & Marston's plc? - Motley Fool UK
06/23/16 05:35 PMLegoland developer announces $500 million plans in Orange County
06/22/16 05:03 PMLEGOLAND Consultants Deliver Preliminary Details to Goshen Planning Board
06/21/16 09:37 AMForget the high valuations! Why you need to check out ARM Holdings plc, Bunzl plc and Merlin Entertainments plc - AOL Money UK
06/20/16 05:42 AMAIM Morning Risers: Lloyds Banking Group PLC, Rare Earth Minerals PLC, RSA Insurance Group plc, Merlin ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews
06/15/16 05:05 PMLegoland planned for Goshen, Orange County
06/15/16 05:05 PMLegoland planned for New York
06/15/16 05:05 PMLegoland Plans Unveiled for Hudson Valley, Open House Scheduled
06/15/16 05:05 PMLegoland Builders Lay Out Plans for Resort Park
06/15/16 09:44 AMLegoland unveils plans for new theme park in Orange County
06/14/16 04:53 PMDisney’s Already Tight Security Gets a Boost After Orlando Shooting
06/14/16 09:54 AMPlans for Legoland theme park in Orange County to be presented
06/13/16 04:47 PMRestaurants May Suffer From Florida Travel Fears After Shooting
06/09/16 11:09 AMHolding(s) in Company - Blackrock Inc - [at noodls] - Holding(s) in Company - Blackrock Inc The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was posted at original link . Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd. published this ...
06/08/16 11:08 AMHolding(s) in Company - GIC Private Ltd - [at noodls] - RNS Number : 6435A Merlin Entertainments plc 08 June 2016 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, ...
06/08/16 08:01 AMMagic lies beyond Merlin for Accesso, says Peel Hunt
06/07/16 07:47 AMMerlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) New Price Targets - FTSE News
06/06/16 05:03 PMMerlin Entertainments : unveils accommodation openings at Gardaland and Chessington World of Adventures Resort
06/06/16 11:08 AMMerlin Entertainments unveils accommodation openings at Gardaland and Chessington World of Adventures Resort - [at noodls] - efefdbb6-20fd-47f8-b395-7e0b1f21c437.pdf London, May 28th 2016: Merlin Entertainments, one of the world's leading visitor attraction operators, has opened the new Gardaland Adventure Hotel in Italy and ...
06/03/16 07:55 AMMerlin Entertainments to provide details of its proposed Legoland Park - Mid-Hudson News - The ChronicleMerlin Entertainments to provide details of its proposed Legoland ParkMid-Hudson NewsTOWN OF GOSHEN – Merlin Entertainment PLC is will lay out details of its proposed Legoland Park at a special meeting of the Goshen Town Board on June 14. The 7:30 p.m. session will be held at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in Goshen, ...World's largest Legoland proposed for Goshen, Orange CountyAlbany Times Unionall 4 news articles »
06/02/16 05:29 PMMerlin Entertainments PLC 20.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews - Risers & FallersMerlin Entertainments PLC 20.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays CapitalDirectorsTalk InterviewsMerlin Entertainments PLC using EPIC/TICKER code LON:MERL had its stock rating noted as 'Reiterates' with the recommendation being set at 'OVERWEIGHT' this morning by analysts at Barclays Capital. Merlin Entertainments PLC are listed in the ...Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL) Rating Reiterated by BarclaysThe Cerbat GemMerlin Entertainments PLC reiterated as Overweight By Barclays CapitalRisers & FallersBarclays Capital Analyst Reaffirmed GBX 500.00 Price Target on Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) stock, While ...Franklin IndependentShare Trading News -Mid-Hudson News -Albany Times Unionall 9 news articles »
05/31/16 05:20 PMMerlin Entertainments to apply for land re-zoning in Orange County - New York Real Estate Journal Online - New York Real Estate Journal OnlineMerlin Entertainments to apply for land re-zoning in Orange CountyNew York Real Estate Journal OnlineLegoland Goshen, NY Merlin Entertainments PLC has an interest in land within the town of Goshen in Orange County. Merlin Entertainments hopes to bring an application to the town board for the re-zoning of the land in due course. This is part of their ...
05/25/16 11:06 AMHolding(s) in Company - BlackRock, Inc. - [at noodls] - RNS Number : 2617Z Merlin Entertainments plc 25 May 2016 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, ...
05/24/16 12:29 PMMerlin's potential is intact, says UBS - Proactive Investors UK - Risers & FallersMerlin's potential is intact, says UBSProactive Investors UKSwiss broker UBS says it remains confident of Merlin Entertainments PLC's (LON:MERL) recovery potential for 2016/17 and has repeated a 'buy'. It comes after the Swiss broker analysed around 300,000 customer reviews of the Alton Tower's owner's ...Analysts At UBS Reiterated Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) As BuyRisers & Fallersall 4 news articles »
05/24/16 10:53 AMFTSE 100 movers: RBS and Tesco lead strong rally -
05/21/16 11:50 AMMerlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Beaufort Securities - Wall Street Hints and News - Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Beaufort SecuritiesWall Street Hints and NewsMerlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) stock had its “Buy” Rating reiterated by research professionals at Beaufort Securities in analysts note published on Friday, 20 May. Out of 11 analysts covering Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL), 0 rate it a “Buy ...
05/21/16 11:50 AMPanmure Gordon Gives Merlin Entertainments PLC Price Target With Potential 24.91% Upside - FTSE News - FTSE NewsPanmure Gordon Gives Merlin Entertainments PLC Price Target With Potential 24.91% UpsideFTSE NewsPanmure Gordon gave the share price of Merlin Entertainments PLC a price target of 515 meaning the broker expects a potential upside of 24.91% from Merlin Entertainments PLC's current market price of 412.3. Merlin Entertainments PLC has 1,013,746,000 ...
05/19/16 11:51 AMUK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 19 - Reuters - UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 19Reuters... Thomas Cook Group plc Group PLC Earnings Release Royal Mail PLC Full Year 2016 Royal Mail PLC Earnings Release Merlin Q1 2016 Merlin Entertainments PLC Entertainments Trading Statement Release PLC TODAY'S UK PAPERS > Financial Times ...and more »
05/19/16 11:51 AMMerlin Entertainments faces tough London market - Proactive Investors UK - Proactive Investors UKMerlin Entertainments faces tough London marketProactive Investors UKMadame Tussauds and London Eye group Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) said the London market was tough as it reported trading in line with hopes. Merlin, which also owns theme parks such as Alton Towers and Chessington World of Adventures, ...Merlin Entertainments Says Business As Expected In 2016 So FarLondon South East (registration) (blog)Merlin trading in line: 'challenging' conditionsMarketWatchall 8 news articles »
05/19/16 02:34 AMMerlin highlights challenging London market -
05/18/16 12:36 PMDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Merlin Executive Sells GBP1.2 Million In Shares - LONDON (Alliance News) - Merlin Entertainments PLC Tuesday said Chief New Openings Officer John Jakobsen sold 285,000 shares at a price of 431.8577 pence per share last Thursday. The deal is worth about GBP1.2 million gross. Following this transaction ...
05/17/16 12:50 PMDoing The Right Thing: SEA LIFE's Chief Ambassador James Burleigh - Blooloop - BlooloopDoing The Right Thing: SEA LIFE's Chief Ambassador James BurleighBlooloop'I want SEA LIFE to be the Google of the marine world,” says James Burleigh, the new chief ambassador of Merlin Entertainments' SEA LIFE aquarium network. No small .... Within the PLC environment, profit is important and a big part of the job. Burleigh ...
05/15/16 06:13 AMWeek ahead - Is Merlin on the right track? - Proactive Investors UK - Proactive Investors UKWeek ahead - Is Merlin on the right track?Proactive Investors UKIn small cap world, Union Jack Oil PLC (LON:UJO) is also reporting final results next week, and investors will be looking towards the production start at Wressle field east of Scunthorpe, in which it has a stake, as well as more colour on other ...
05/14/16 06:11 AMBuilding bonds, one brick at a time - Merlin Entertainments plc, the company that brought Legoland to China, is the world’s second-largest leisure attractions operator and it operates more than 100 facilities, including 12 hotels and four holiday villages, in 23 countries across four continents.
05/12/16 06:34 AMShenyang K11 Teams with Merlin & Time Vallee to Create the Largest Culture and Art Experience Center in China - PR Newswire (press release) - Shenyang K11 Teams with Merlin & Time Vallee to Create the Largest Culture and Art Experience Center in ChinaPR Newswire (press release)SHANGHAI, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A ceremony was held to celebrate the partnership between K11 Concepts Limited, Merlin Entertainment PLC and Time Vallee (operated by CTF WATCH). This collaboration sets the tone for the Shenyang K11, ...and more »
05/11/16 05:51 AMSony Pictures, Madame Tussauds New York And The Void Team For "Ghostbusters"-Themed Immersive, Virtual ... - PR Newswire (press release) - PR Newswire (press release)Sony Pictures, Madame Tussauds New York And The Void Team For "Ghostbusters"-Themed Immersive, Virtual ...PR Newswire (press release)MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 112 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and ...and more »
05/10/16 06:14 AMWho Contacts Whom: A Material Factor in Selling Domain Names Corresponding to Trademarks - CircleID - Who Contacts Whom: A Material Factor in Selling Domain Names Corresponding to TrademarksCircleIDThis is particularly true with strong marks, as in the first reported UDRP decision, Entertainment, Inc. v. Michael Bosman, D1099-0001 (WIPO ... But because weak marks have less protection, who approaches whom is likely to he a material factor in ...
05/09/16 06:10 AMMerlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) Broker Updates - Share Trading News - Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) Broker UpdatesShare Trading NewsMerlin Entertainments plc is a United Kingdom-based entertainment company. The Company operates through three business segments: Midway Attractions, LEGOLAND Parks and Resort Theme Parks. Its products include Midway attractions, which are ...and more »
05/09/16 06:10 AMAIM Morning Risers: Merlin Entertainments PLC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Prudential plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews - AIM Morning Risers: Merlin Entertainments PLC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Prudential plcDirectorsTalk InterviewsShares of Merlin Entertainments PLC found using EPIC: LON:MERL have stepped up 1.39% or 6 points during today's session so far. Buyers have stayed positive during the trading session. The high for the period has peaked at 439.3 and a low of 431.5.
05/06/16 05:10 PM[$$] Merlin looks to Derren Brown for touch of magic - [at Financial Times] - Merlin Entertainments is turning to illusionist Derren Brown to help it conjure up fresh growth. The world's second largest attractions operator by visitor numbers, which owns Legoland and Madame Tussauds, ...
05/06/16 06:21 AMShoWare® Rebrand Leverages accesso Name - PR Newswire (press release) - ShoWare® Rebrand Leverages accesso NamePR Newswire (press release)LONDON, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, today announced the rebranding of its ShoWare ticketing solution to accesso ShoWare ...and more »
About Merlin Entertainments PLC

Merlin Entertainments PLC logoMerlin Entertainments plc is a United Kingdom-based entertainment company. The Company operates through three business segments: Midway Attractions, LEGOLAND Parks and Resort Theme Parks. Its products include Midway attractions, which are smaller, indoor attractions located in city centers or resorts, and Theme parks, which are larger multi-day destination venues, with on-site themed accommodation. The Midway Attractions segment operates approximately 100 attractions in over 21 countries across over four continents. The LEGOLAND Parks includes LEGO themed accommodation, rides and shows. The LEGOLAND Parks operate over six attractions in approximately five countries across over three continents. The Resort Theme Parks include accommodation, rides and shows. The Resort Theme Parks segment operates over six attractions in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy. Its subsidiaries include AAE Unit Trust, AQDEV Pty Limited and Aquia Pty Ltd.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: MERL
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.47
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $423.48
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $434.17
  • P/E Ratio: 25.60
  • P/E Growth: 1.30
  • Market Cap: $4.36B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $20.54 EPS
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