LON:MERL - Merlin Entertainments Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 388.50 -0.90 (-0.23 %) (As of 09/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 389.40Today's RangeGBX 387.10 - GBX 391.7052-Week RangeGBX 317.10 - GBX 537.50Volume1.38 million shsAverage Volume4.38 million shsMarket Capitalization£3.67 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. Receive MERL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MERL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Entertainment - Diversified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorServices SymbolLON:MERL CUSIPN/A Webwww.merlinentertainments.biz 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 Shares1,020,000,000Market Cap£3.67 billion 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, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.50 per share on Monday, September 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Merlin Entertainments' Dividend History. How were Merlin Entertainments' earnings last quarter? Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $3.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.40 by $0.10. Merlin Entertainments had a return on equity of 22.19% and a net margin of 18.15%. View Merlin Entertainments' Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for MERL? 14 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Merlin Entertainments' stock. Their predictions range from GBX 360 to GBX 515. On average, they expect Merlin Entertainments' stock price to reach GBX 431.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Merlin Entertainments. Who are some of Merlin Entertainments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Merlin Entertainments include International Consolidated Airlns Grp (IAG), Canadian Tire (CTC), RTL Group S.A. (EPA) (RTL), Ashtead Group (AHT), Banco de Sabadell (SAB), Crown Resorts (CWN), Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Kingfisher (KGF), Whitbread (WTB), Burberry Group (BRBY), Bunzl (BNZL), NEXT (NXT), JCDecaux (DEC), ITV (ITV) and Finning International (FTT). 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 & 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 stories about MERL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Merlin Entertainments earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Merlin Entertainments. 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 388.50. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 603 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 310 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 913MarketBeat'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 9/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should You Consider an Index Fund?