Merlin 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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- Symbol: LON:MERL
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- Market Cap: £5.26 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 1,015,809,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 498.66
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 473.18
- 52 Week Range: GBX 316.79 - GBX 527
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.038769
- P/E Growth: 2.070000
- Annual Revenue: £1.46 billion
- Price / Sales: 3.61
- Book Value: GBX 1.40 per share
- Price / Book: 3.70
- Average Volume: 2.20 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
What is Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock symbol?
Merlin Entertainments PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MERL."
How often does Merlin Entertainments PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Merlin Entertainments PLC?
Merlin Entertainments PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.90 per share on Monday, June 19th. This represents a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th. This is a boost from Merlin Entertainments PLC's previous dividend of $2.20. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Merlin Entertainments PLC's Dividend History.
When will Merlin Entertainments PLC make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock going? Where will Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock price be in 2017?
14 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 375 to GBX 580. On average, they expect Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock price to reach GBX 504.83 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Merlin Entertainments PLC.
Who are some of Merlin Entertainments PLC's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Merlin Entertainments PLC include Mondi Plc (MNDI), Old Mutual plc (OML), Schroders plc (SDR), Land Securities Group plc (LAND), South32 Ltd (S32), 3i Group plc (III), Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH), InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG), Antofagasta plc (ANTO), Bunzl plc (BNZL), ITV plc (ITV), Ashtead Group plc (AHT), Whitbread plc (WTB), Burberry Group plc (BRBY), The Sage Group plc (SGE), Standard Life Plc (SL), Persimmon plc (PSN) and Kingfisher plc (KGF).
Who are Merlin Entertainments PLC's key executives?
Merlin Entertainments PLC's management team includes the folowing people:
- Nick Varney, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
How do I buy Merlin Entertainments PLC stock?
Shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
What is Merlin Entertainments PLC's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON MERL)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Merlin Entertainments PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of Merlin Entertainments PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 518.30.
Earnings History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $22.170000 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON MERL)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)Insider Trades by Quarter for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|10/10/2016||Anne-Francoise Nesmes||Insider||Buy||4,500||GBX 440||£19,800|
|3/3/2016||Carr ,Andrew||Insider||Sell||750,000||GBX 456||£3,420,000|
Headline Trends for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)
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Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017