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Merlin Entertainments PLC

MERL.L

Latest Trade

453.80GBp

Change

-0.20(-0.04%)

Volume

264,366

Today's Range

453.30

 - 

454.30

52 Week Range

304.41

 - 

460.70

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
454.00
Open
454.30
Volume
264,366
3M AVG Volume
91.88
Today's High
454.30
Today's Low
453.30
52 Week High
460.70
52 Week Low
304.41
Shares Out (MIL)
1,024.07
Market Cap (MIL)
4,651.34
Forward P/E
22.59
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Full Year 2019 Merlin Entertainments PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Merlin Entertainments Announces Partnership With Global Zhongjun For LEGOLAND Park And Hotels

Merlin Entertainments Says HY Reported Revenue Was £763 Mln

Lego Family And Blackstone Assemble Bid For Merlin Entertainments - FT

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About Merlin Entertainments PLC

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.

Industry

Recreational Activities

Contact Info

Link House, 25 West Street

+44.1202.666900

https://www.merlinentertainments.biz/

Executive Leadership

John Michael Sunderland

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nick Varney

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Anne-Francoise Michele Nesmes

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Matthew Jowett

General Counsel, Company Secretary

Soren Thorup Soerensen

Non-Executive Director

Key Stats

2.67 mean rating - 6 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2016

1.5K

2017

1.6K

2018

1.7K

2019(E)

1.7K
EPS (GBp)

2016

20.700

2017

20.500

2018

22.900

2019(E)

20.095
Price To Earnings (TTM)
21.07
Price To Sales (TTM)
2.67
Price To Book (MRQ)
2.82
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
11.07
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
139.21
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
136.42
Return on Investment (TTM)
5.40
Return on Equity (TTM)
4.80

Latest News

Latest News

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

Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone <BX.N> are taking Britain's Merlin <MERL.L> private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion.

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

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...

Greene King taps Merlin Entertainments' Nick Mackenzie as CEO

Pub operator Greene King Plc on Tuesday named Nick Mackenzie chief executive officer, replacing long-time boss Rooney Anand who stepped down in November last year.

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to build Legoland Park in South Korea

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin Entertainments Plc <MERL.L> has entered into a partnership agreement to build a Legoland theme park in South Korea, the company said on Monday.

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin To build Legoland Park In South Korea

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin Entertainments Plc has entered into a partnership agreement to build a Legoland Park in South Korea, the company said on Monday.

BRIEF-Merlin Entertainments Announces Pricing Of $400 Mln 5.75 Pct Senior Notes

* ANNOUNCES PRICING OF ITS $400 MILLION 5.75% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2026

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin says expects London demand to recover

Madame Tussauds operator Merlin Entertainments said it was trading in line with expectations and although visits to its London sites remain subdued following last year's attacks it expected them to recover over time.

BRIEF-Merlin Entertainments Says Revolving Credit Facility Increased To 600 Mln Pounds

* SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED REFINANCING OF CERTAIN OF ITS BANKING FACILITIES.

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin's outlook breaks bad spell for shares

Madame Tussauds operator Merlin Entertainments <MERL.L> sparked a near 13 percent rebound in its battered shares on Thursday, saying it was "highly confident" on its long term prospects after meeting 2017 profit forecasts.

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin core earnings rise 9.5 pct

Britain's Merlin Entertainments , operator of tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds waxworks, met reduced guidance with a 9.5 percent rise in 2017 core earnings and said it was confident about its future prospects.

BRIEF-Merlin targets New York for its third Legoland park in North America

* IT WILL OPEN A LEGOLAND PARK IN NEW YORK, ITS THIRD IN NORTH AMERICA

BRIEF-Merlin Entertainments enters partnership with Entertainment One

* MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS ENTERS GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH ENTERTAINMENT ONE TO DEVELOP NEW PEPPA PIG ATTRACTIONS

Merlin Entertainments bids for part of SeaWorld - source

UK-based theme park operator Merlin Entertainments Plc <MERL.L> has approached marine park operator SeaWorld Entertainment Inc <SEAS.N> about a potential deal, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Merlin Entertainments bids for part of SeaWorld - Bloomberg

UK-based theme park operator Merlin Entertainments Plc has approached marine park operator SeaWorld Entertainment Inc about a potential deal, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported.

BRIEF-Merlin Entertainments prices 200 mln euro senior notes

* Announces pricing of its eur 200 million 2¾ pct senior notes due 2022

BRIEF-Merlin Entertainments to raise 200 mln euros via note offering

* Offering of eur 200 million of its euro-denominated 2¾% senior notes due 2022

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