LON:MERL - Merlin Entertainments Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 404.30 +3.70 (+0.92 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 400.60
Today's RangeGBX 399.30 - GBX 405
52-Week RangeGBX 317.10 - GBX 537.50
Volume1.80 million shs
Average Volume4.38 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.67 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Merlin Entertainments logoMerlin Entertainments plc operates visitor attraction places worldwide. The company operates midway attractions under the Madame Tussauds, The Eye Brand, SEA LIFE, The Dungeons, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Seal Sanctuaries, Blackpool Tower, WILD LIFE, Australian Treetop Adventures, Hotham Alpine Resort, Falls Creek, Shreks Adventure London, and Little BIG City brands. It also operates LEGOLAND parks under the LEGOLAND Billund, LEGOLAND Windsor, LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Deutschland, LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Malaysia, LEGOLAND Dubai, and LEGOLAND Japan brands; and resort theme parks under the Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Gardaland, Heide Park, THORPE PARK Resort, and Warwick Castle brands. As of March 23, 2018, the company operated approximately 120 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin Entertainments plc was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Poole, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Entertainment - Diversified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:MERL
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1202-666900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins18.15%
Return on Equity22.19%
Return on Assets9.09%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,020,000,000
Market Cap£3,670.00

Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merlin Entertainments' stock symbol?

Merlin Entertainments trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MERL."

How often does Merlin Entertainments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Merlin Entertainments?

Merlin Entertainments announced a dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, April 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 5 per share on Thursday, May 17th. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. This is a positive change from Merlin Entertainments's previous dividend of $2.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Merlin Entertainments' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for MERL?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Merlin Entertainments' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 360 to GBX 515. On average, they anticipate Merlin Entertainments' share price to reach GBX 435.62 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Merlin Entertainments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Merlin Entertainments?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Merlin Entertainments in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Merlin Entertainments' key competitors?

Who are Merlin Entertainments' key executives?

Merlin Entertainments' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nicholas John Varney, Group CEO, Member of Exec. Board & Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Anne-Francoise Michele Nesmes Rankine, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Mark Fisher, Chief Devel. Officer and Member of Exec. Board (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Jakobsen, Chief New Openings Officer and Member of Exec. Board (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nick Mackenzie BSc, Managing Director of Midway Attractions and Member of Exec. Board (Age 50)

Has Merlin Entertainments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MERL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Merlin Entertainments earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

How do I buy shares of Merlin Entertainments?

Shares of MERL 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' stock price today?

One share of MERL stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 404.30.

How big of a company is Merlin Entertainments?

Merlin Entertainments has a market capitalization of £3.67 billion.

How can I contact Merlin Entertainments?

Merlin Entertainments' mailing address is 3 Market Close, POOLE, BH15 1NQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1202-666900.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Merlin Entertainments (LON MERL)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  586 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  884
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Merlin Entertainments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MERL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MERL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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