Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) Plans Dividend of GBX 2.40
Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) declared a dividend on Friday, August 4th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.40 ($0.03) per share on Monday, September 25th. This represents a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON MERL) opened at 462.00 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 4.71 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 473.92 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 488.54. Merlin Entertainments PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 422.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 537.50.
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Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.88) target price on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Wednesday. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 575 ($7.49) target price on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt raised shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC to a “buy” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 450 ($5.86) to GBX 530 ($6.90) in a research note on Friday, August 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Merlin Entertainments PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 519.46 ($6.76).
Merlin Entertainments PLC Company Profile
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.
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