Merlin Entertainments PLC Company Profile (LON:MERL)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.62)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 477.45

Analysts' Ratings History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/29/2016Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 420 -> GBX 460View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/29/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/29/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 520View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/28/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 515View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralGBX 440 -> GBX 464View 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 Bank AGReiterated 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 Suisse Group AGReiterated 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
11/3/2014Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 420 -> GBX 430View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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Dividends

Dividend History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/28/2016GBX 2.200.47%8/11/20168/11/20169/19/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
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 Trades

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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07/29/16 08:08 AMMerlin Entertainments : magics up visitors in tough London market
07/29/16 08:08 AMMerlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) price target increased to 520GBX as reported today by Barclays Capital
07/28/16 05:21 PMMerlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) price target maintained at 515GBX as reported today by Panmure Gordon
07/28/16 08:21 AMRussell Lynch: UK Plc has withstood Brexit so far, but real tests are yet to come
07/28/16 08:21 AMMerlin pretax profit rises 39%; trading in line
07/28/16 08:21 AMMerlin Entertainments : sees boost from weaker pound
07/27/16 05:28 PMMerlin Entertainments : unveils new CBeebies Land Hotel at Alton Towers Resort
07/27/16 09:08 AMMerlin Entertainments unveils new CBeebies Land Hotel at Alton Towers Resort - [at noodls] - London, 27th July 2016: Merlin Entertainments, one of the world's leading visitor attraction operators, is to open the first ever CBeebies Land Hotel at Alton Towers Resort. Designed for young families ...
07/22/16 03:11 PMMerlin Entertainments Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look -
07/21/16 05:24 PMUBS reiterated Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) as 'Buy' With 540 PT - FTSE News
07/18/16 10:27 AMMerlin Entertainments : *UBS RAISES MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PRICE TARGET TO 540 (510) PENCE - 'BUY'
07/13/16 05:30 PMPanmure Gordon recorded (LON:MERL) Merlin Entertainments PLC, renewing its price target at 515GBX earlier today
07/12/16 09:33 AMLEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Hosts Summer #LDCWSelfie Challenge
07/08/16 05:16 PMThousands Come to LEGOLAND Open House to Learn More
07/08/16 05:16 PMLegoland Hosts Open House, Offers Details on Proposed Amusement Park
07/08/16 08:01 AMAIM Morning Risers: Merlin Entertainments PLC, Glencore PLC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews
07/07/16 05:10 PMLegoland developers host open house in Goshen for new theme park in Orange County
07/05/16 04:57 PMBarclays Capital announced (LON:MERL) Merlin Entertainments PLC, holding steady its target price to GBX500 today
07/04/16 09:55 AMBarclays Capital announced (LON:MERL) Merlin Entertainments PLC, holding steady its target price to GBX500 today - Breaking Finance News
07/03/16 04:39 PMJP Morgan Cazenove issued a report on (LON:MERL) Merlin Entertainments PLC, increasing its price target to GBX464 ... - Breaking Finance News
07/03/16 09:27 AMGoshen Town Board Hears Concerns on LEGOLAND
07/03/16 09:27 AMJP Morgan Cazenove issued a report on (LON:MERL) Merlin Entertainments PLC, increasing its price target to GBX464 today
07/02/16 07:57 AMLEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan to host glamorous red carpet premiere of 4D LEGO Movie
06/30/16 05:28 PMMadame Tussauds New York Opens Highly Anticipated "Ghostbusters Experience" And World's First Hyper-Reality Experience "Ghostbusters: Dimension"
06/30/16 08:01 AMMerlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) Issued With 'Neutral' Rating At JP Morgan Cazenove - FTSE News
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

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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: $6.19
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $446.27
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $437.33
  • P/E Ratio: 27.98
  • P/E Growth: 1.45
  • Market Cap: $4.77B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $20.63 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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