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Merlin Entertainments Share Price

MERL 360p 2.0  0.6%
18/04/19 5.00k
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Last ex-div: 11th Apr, paid: 16th May more... Dividends
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Book Value ps p +12.9%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 29 December 2018, Merlin Entertainments PLC revenues increased 6% to £1.69B. Net income before extraordinary items increased 25% to £230M. Revenues reflect Resort Theme Parks segment increase of 12% to £367M, LEGOLAND Parks segment increase of 5% to £637M, Midway Attractions segment increase of 3% to £677M, United Kingdom segment increase of 8% to £527M, Continental Europe segment increase of 6% to £413M. more »

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29th Dec 2019
29th Dec 2020

Price Target: 4.05
(+12.51% above Price)
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Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +5.8% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 2 0 1 4 4

Named Brokers and Analysts
Bank of America Merrill Lynch , Deutsche Bank James Wheatcroft , Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Incorporated Jeffrey Harwood , Jefferies , HSBC , Credit Suisse - North America , RBC Capital Markets Julian Easthope , Morgan Stanley , Citi James Ainley , Goldman Sachs Research Nick Edelman , UBS Equities Chris Stevens , Nomura Securities , Panmure Gordon , Numis Securities Timothy Barrett , Peel Hunt Ivor Jones , JPMorgan , Berenberg Owen Shirley , Kepler Cheuvreux , Cenkos Securities , Barclays VICKI Stern , Shore Capital Stockbrokers , Liberum ,

Profile Summary

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.

Directors: Nick Varney (CEO) , Anne-Francoise Nesmes (CFO) , Matthew Jowett (GCN) , John Sunderland (NEC) 72, Andrew Fisher (NED) , Soren Soerensen (NED) , Yun Chiang (NID) 50, Charles Gurassa (NID) ,

No. of Employees: 21,123 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual December 29th, 2018
Last Interim December 29th, 2018
Incorporated September 20, 2013
Public Since November 8, 2013
Shares in Issue 1,022,072,449
Free Float 703.9m (68.9%)

MERL Share Price Performance MERL Share Price Quote
360p
2.0  0.6%
Traded 4:35pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 5.00k

Latest MERL News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming MERL Events
Friday 3rd May, 2019
Q1 2019 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Release
Friday 3rd May, 2019
Merlin Entertainments PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 17th May, 2019
Merlin Entertainments PLC Investor Webinar: Digital Guest Journey
Thursday 1st August, 2019
Half Year 2019 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 15th October, 2019
Q3 2019 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Release

Recent ↓
Thursday 11th April, 2019
Dividend For MERL.L
Thursday 11th April, 2019
Dividend For MERLY.PK
Thursday 28th February, 2019
Full Year 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Call
Thursday 28th February, 2019
Full Year 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 16th October, 2018
Q3 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Presentation
Tuesday 16th October, 2018
Q3 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 16th August, 2018
Dividend For MERLY.PK
Thursday 16th August, 2018
Dividend For MERL.L
Thursday 2nd August, 2018
Half Year 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Call
Thursday 2nd August, 2018
Half Year 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Merlin Entertainments PLC Analyst Event
Friday 27th April, 2018
Merlin Entertainments PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 27th April, 2018
Q1 2018 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 12th April, 2018
Dividend For MERLY.PK
Thursday 12th April, 2018
Dividend For MERL.L
Thursday 1st March, 2018
Full Year 2017 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Call
Thursday 1st March, 2018
Full Year 2017 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 14th November, 2017
Merlin Entertainments PLC at UBS Pan European Conference
Tuesday 17th October, 2017
Q3 2017 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Presentation
Tuesday 17th October, 2017
Q3 2017 Merlin Entertainments PLC Trading Statement Release


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