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Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL.L)

MERL.L on London Stock Exchange

327.70GBp
7 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

1.80 (+0.55%)
Prev Close
325.90
Open
328.40
Day's High
334.00
Day's Low
327.70
Volume
981,159
Avg. Vol
2,188,193
52-wk High
415.70
52-wk Low
304.40

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Jun '18 709.00 0.032
FY 2017 Dec '17 909.00 0.162
Jul '17 685.00 0.036
FY 2016 Dec '16 884.00 0.170
Jun '16 573.00 0.036
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofBritish Pounds
**Note: Units in British Pounds

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Dec-18 12 1,671.23 1,722.00 1,638.75 1,706.30
Year Ending Dec-19 12 1,783.57 1,834.46 1,699.25 1,834.82
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Dec-18 13 20.35 21.04 19.50 22.08
Year Ending Dec-19 13 21.66 22.60 19.90 24.47
LT Growth Rate (%) 2 6.19 7.27 5.10 4.93
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 22.51 45.40 19.24
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 26.88 84.32 33.06
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 21.65 21.19 12.88
Beta 0.76 0.51 1.26
Price to Sales (TTM) 3.02 5.29 1.93
Price to Book (MRQ) 3.34 4.34 2.34
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 11.95 5.04 2.92
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 13.29 26.25 14.08
% Owned Institutions -- 2.18 0.37

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 0.64 2.13
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 0.72 2.21
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -- 10.70 9.04
Payout Ratio(TTM) 24.64 23.24 36.84

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 19.55 7.90 7.16
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 20.05 6.84 4.56
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 9.02 7.94 4.25
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -0.44 52.73 42.06
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 15.40 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 25.73 12.05 2.21
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 8.28 22.91 1.81

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.85 2.23 1.19
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.97 2.56 1.49
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 104.23 21.37 35.03
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 104.72 26.34 69.44
Interest Coverage (TTM) 7.84 2.78 6.22

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 84.07 32.84 23.87
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 85.06 29.43 23.12
EBITD Margin (TTM) 29.89 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 32.00 25.38 34.55
Operating Margin (TTM) 20.59 18.43 13.65
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 21.50 18.37 38.06
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 17.65 18.60 15.99
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 16.16 18.46 40.55
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 13.45 13.34 13.49
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.22 12.33 37.34
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 23.83 34.12 21.42
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 24.36 31.42 22.74

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 80,507 69,513,197 705,193,434
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 10,827 11,266,667 79,156,830
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 13.30 29.95 16.62
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 5.05 109.73 11.11
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.47 0.74 0.73

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 6.37 8.44 6.45
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 5.66 7.92 7.79
Return on Investment (TTM) 7.26 10.16 10.63
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 6.32 10.94 12.47
Return on Equity (TTM) 16.06 12.00 12.82
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 16.10 12.81 16.45
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 14.01 6.92 9.02
EPS (TTM) % 23.79 13.22 25.73
Dividend % 9.23 -- --
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Merlin Entertainments PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 1.28 -0.80 99 73
13 Week -1.65 -4.20 99 90
26 Week -3.08 -5.85 99 92
52 Week 4.30 -3.77 99 80
YTD 3.74 -2.66 99 77
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 51.15%
# of Holders: 230
Total Shares Held: 522,840,435
3 Mo. Net Change: -7,568,472
# New Positions: 7
# Closed Positions: 12
# Increased Positions: 46
# Reduced Positions: 40
# Net Buyers: 6
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