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LON:MERLMerlin Entertainments Share Price, Forecast & News

Today's Range N/A
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 454.60
52-Week Range N/A
Average Volume4.38 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.66 billion
P/E Ratio17.35
Dividend Yield1.76%
Merlin 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 Centres, Seal Sanctuaries, Shreks Adventure, Blackpool Tower, WILD LIFE, Australian Treetop Adventures, Hotham Alpine Resort, Falls Creek, and Little BIG City brands. It also operates resort theme parks under the Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Gardaland, Heide Park, THORPE PARK Resort, and Warwick Castle brands; and LEGOLAND parks under the LEGOLAND Billund, LEGOLAND Windsor, LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Deutschland, LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Malaysia, LEGOLAND Dubai, and LEGOLAND Japan brands. The company operates approximately 120 attractions, 18 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Entertainment - Diversified



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.74 billion
Book ValueGBX 161.40 per share



Outstanding Shares1,024,070,016
Market Cap£4.66 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Merlin Entertainments?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Merlin Entertainments in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Merlin Entertainments.

How were Merlin Entertainments' earnings last quarter?

Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The company reported $2.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.00 by $0.50. View Merlin Entertainments' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for MERL?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Merlin Entertainments' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 380 to GBX 455. On average, they expect Merlin Entertainments' share price to reach GBX 436.25 in the next twelve months. View analysts' price targets for Merlin Entertainments.

Has Merlin Entertainments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MERL stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Merlin Entertainments earned a media sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutMerlin Entertainments.

Who are some of Merlin Entertainments' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Merlin Entertainments own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Merlin Entertainments investors own include ITV (ITV), Associated British Foods (ABF), Intelsat (I), Chaarat Gold (CGH), easyJet (EZJ), Fossil Group (FOSL), HSBC (HSBA), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Bank of America (BAC) and First Data (FDC).

Who are Merlin Entertainments' key executives?

Merlin Entertainments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nicholas John Varney, Group CEO, Member of Exec. Board & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Anne-Francoise Michele Nesmes Rankine, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mark Fisher, Chief Devel. Officer & Member of Exec. Board (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Jakobsen, Chief New Openings Officer and Member of Exec. Board (Age 56)
  • Mr. Nick Mackenzie BSc, Managing Director of Midway Attractions and Member of Exec. Board (Age 51)

What is Merlin Entertainments' stock symbol?

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

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.

How big of a company is Merlin Entertainments?

Merlin Entertainments has a market capitalization of £0.00 and generates £1.74 billion in revenue each year. Merlin Entertainments employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

What is Merlin Entertainments' official website?

The official website for Merlin Entertainments is www.merlinentertainments.biz.

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.

This page was last updated on 6/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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