Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) announced a dividend on Friday, August 4th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.40 ($0.03) per share on Monday, September 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) opened at 462.00 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 4.71 billion. Merlin Entertainments PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 422.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 537.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 473.92 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 488.54.

MERL has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 553 ($7.20) price objective on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a report on Friday, August 4th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 560 ($7.29) price objective on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Peel Hunt raised shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from GBX 450 ($5.86) to GBX 530 ($6.90) in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Merlin Entertainments PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 519.46 ($6.76).

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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.

Dividend History for Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)

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