November 29, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers
Analysts at Panmure Gordon have GBX 515.00 target price per share on Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL). Panmure Gordon’s target price per share means a potential upside of 17.80% from the company’s last stock close price. The rating was released in analysts report on 29 November.
Out of 15 analysts covering Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 60% are positive. GBX 540 is the highest target while GBX 400 is the lowest. The GBX 476.38 average target is 8.86% above today’s (GBX 437.6) stock price. Merlin Entertainments PLC has been the topic of 85 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Beaufort Securities maintained the shares of MERL in a report on Friday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 2 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, July 28 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Jefferies. Panmure Gordon maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 13 report. The stock of Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, February 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 18 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 9 by UBS.
About 974,169 shares traded hands. Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) has risen 1.16% since April 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.10% the S&P500.
Merlin Entertainments plc is a United Kingdom entertainment company. The company has a market cap of 4.45 billion GBP. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Midway Attractions, LEGOLAND Parks and Resort Theme Parks. It has a 24.43 P/E ratio. The Company’s 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.
More recent Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) news were published by: Fool.Co.Uk which released: “Why Merlin Entertainments PLC is set to rise by 20%+” on November 29, 2016. Also Bloomberg.com published the news titled: “Merlin Entertainments Gains on Debut After $1.5 Billion IPO” on November 08, 2013. Fool.Co.Uk‘s news article titled: “Should You Avoid Alton Towers Owner Merlin Entertainments PLC?” with publication date: June 08, 2015 was also an interesting one.
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