LON:MERL - Merlin Entertainments Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 341.20 +1.20 (+0.35 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 02:44 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 340
Today's RangeGBX 334.70 - GBX 343.10
52-Week RangeGBX 317.10 - GBX 537.50
Volume3.78 million shs
Average Volume4.38 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Entertainment - Diversified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1202-666900

Debt

Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees29,000
OptionableNot Optionable

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 declared a dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.50 per share on Monday, September 24th. This represents a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Merlin Entertainments' Dividend History.

How were Merlin Entertainments' earnings last quarter?

Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $3.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.40 by $0.10. View Merlin Entertainments' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for MERL?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Merlin Entertainments' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 295 to GBX 500. On average, they anticipate Merlin Entertainments' share price to reach GBX 414.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Merlin Entertainments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Merlin Entertainments?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Merlin Entertainments in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Merlin Entertainments.

Has Merlin Entertainments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MERL stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Merlin Entertainments earned a news sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 & 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)

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 341.20.

What is Merlin Entertainments' official website?

The official website for Merlin Entertainments is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Merlin Entertainments (LON MERL)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  628 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  957
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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