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Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL.L)

MERL.L on London Stock Exchange

453.10GBp
8:40am BST
Change (% chg)

-0.20 (-0.04%)
Prev Close
453.30
Open
451.20
Day's High
453.50
Day's Low
451.20
Volume
180,668
Avg. Vol
3,167,090
52-wk High
455.25
52-wk Low
304.40

About

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... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.76
Market Cap(Mil.): £4,745.09
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,019.57
Dividend: 2.40
Yield (%): --

Financials

  MERL.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 22.51 44.24 18.75
EPS (TTM): 0.21 -- --
ROI: 7.26 10.43 10.78
ROE: 16.06 12.18 12.93

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

June 28 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

28 Jun 2019

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion. | Video

28 Jun 2019

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion (5.9 billion pounds). | Video

28 Jun 2019

UPDATE 5-Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 bln deal

* 455 pence/share price struck after several rejections (Adds detail, background)

28 Jun 2019

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 28

June 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 1 point higher at 7,404 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.05% ahead of the cash market open.

28 Jun 2019

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 28

June 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 1 point higher at 7,404 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * UNITE GROUP: Britain's Unite Group said on Thursday it was in advanced talks to buy fellow student accommodation firm Liberty Living from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). * TCS GROUP: Russian consumer lender TCS Group, the parent company of Tinkoff Bank, said on Thursday it would raise extra capital by offering 16.7 million global deposita

28 Jun 2019

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 28

June 28 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

28 Jun 2019

Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Merlin Entertainments -FT

June 28 Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion) by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family, private equity firm Blackstone Group LP and Canadian pension fund CPPIB, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

28 Jun 2019
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