Merlin Entertainments Plc

Merlin Entertainments (MERL)

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Company name:Merlin Entertainments Plc
EPIC:MERL (delisted)Trading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:ON5ISIN:GB00BDZT6P94
Market Segment:SET3Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.merlinentertainments.biz/Description:ORD 1P
Industry Sector:TRAVEL & LEISURE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 454.60 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 454.60 454.70 - - - -
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 4,655.43 1,024.07 -0.04 22.50 - 20.20 - -

Merlin Entertainments Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.4,655.43m
Shares In Issue1,024.07m
Prev. Close454.60
PE Ratio20.20 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic22.50p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS43.94p
Return On Equity (ROE)13.46%
Operating Margin17.12%
PEG Factor2.07 
EPS Growth Rate9.76%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt1,913.00m
Gross Gearing53.70%
Quick Assets287.00m
Net Working Capital-82.00m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets29.94%
Turnover PS164.83p
Pre-Tax Profit PS28.22p
Retained Profit PS15.43p
Cash PS10.74p
Net Cash PS-29.88p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *69.43p
Net Asset Value PS170.30p
Spread0.10 (0.02%) 

Merlin Entertainments Balance Sheet

L^MERL:Liabilities+EQL^MERL:Assets

Share Price Performance

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Share Price Chart (5 years)

Merlin Entertainments Historic Returns

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Merlin Entertainments Key Management Ratios

Merlin Entertainments Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio10.31 
PE Ratio20.20 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.25 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.73 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.68 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS16.11 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS29.46 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS10.35 
Price-to-Sales PS2.76 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS6.50 
Price-to-Cash PS42.32 
Net Working Capital PS-8.01 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-56.77%
Earnings Yield4.95%
Average PE20.94 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average96.49%

Merlin Entertainments Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio47.96%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.92 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)2.24 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.35 
Net Gearing50.78%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)69.84%
Gross Gearing53.70%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)73.86%
Gearing Under 1 Year11.04%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)15.19%
Assets/Equity2.16 
Cash/Equity6.31 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-2.18%
Current Ratio0.80 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.69 
Liquidity Ratio0.26 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets32.93%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value6,157.43m
CFO/Sales0.27 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.92 
CFO/Assets0.12 
CFO/Debt0.22 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.43 
Total Debt/Sales1.20 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit7.00 
Total Debt2,023.00m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-24.67%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth2.65%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth7.06%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs1 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
-0.0420-0.0509

Merlin Entertainments Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)8.62%
Return On Assets (ROA)6.30%
Net Profit Margin13.86%
Assets Turnover0.45 
Return On Equity (ROE)13.46%
Return On Investment (ROI)7.03%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio14.17%
Net Income Of Revenues9.36%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.02 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.51 
Current Assets Turnover4.10 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover40.19 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales2.20 
Debtors-to-Sales9.51%
Debt Collection Period34.71Days

Merlin Entertainments Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
28 Feb 2019FinalGBX8.0031/12/201731/12/201811/04/201912/04/201916/05/201910.50
02 Aug 2018InterimGBX2.5030/12/201730/06/201816/08/201817/08/201824/09/2018-
01 Mar 2018FinalGBX5.0030/12/201630/12/201712/04/201813/04/201817/05/20187.40
04 Aug 2017InterimGBX2.4001/01/201701/07/201717/08/201718/08/201725/09/2017-
02 Mar 2017FinalGBX4.9031/12/201531/12/201611/05/201712/05/201719/06/20177.10
29 Jul 2016InterimGBX2.2028/01/201628/07/201611/08/201612/08/201619/09/2016-
25 Feb 2016FinalGBX4.4026/12/201426/12/201528/04/201629/04/201607/06/20166.30
30 Jul 2015InterimGBX2.1027/12/201427/06/201513/08/201514/08/201524/09/2015-
26 Feb 2015FinalGBX4.2027/12/201327/12/201430/04/201501/05/201505/06/20156.20
31 Jul 2014InterimGBX2.0028/12/201328/06/201427/08/201429/08/201425/09/2014-

Merlin Entertainments Fundamentals

 26 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)30 Dec 2017 (GBP)29 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover1,278.00100.00%1,457.00100.00%1,594.00100.00%1,688.00100.00%m
pre tax profit237.0018.54%277.0019.01%271.0017.00%289.0017.12%m
attributable profit170.0013.30%211.0014.48%209.0013.11%234.0013.86%m
retained profit106.008.29%144.009.88%135.008.47%158.009.36%m
eps - basic (p)16.80 20.80 20.50 22.50 
eps - diluted (p)16.80 20.70 20.50 22.50 
dividends per share6.30 7.10 7.40 - 

Merlin Entertainments Balance Sheet

 26 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)30 Dec 2017 (GBP)29 Dec 2018 (GBP)
L^MERL:Liabilities+EQL^MERL:AssetsL^MERL:Liabilities+EQL^MERL:AssetsL^MERL:Liabilities+EQL^MERL:AssetsL^MERL:Liabilities+EQL^MERL:Assets
 26 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)30 Dec 2017 (GBP)29 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets1,495.0054.66%1,841.0055.82%2,092.0057.10%2,344.0062.22%m
intangibles intangibles923.0033.75%1,017.0030.84%1,018.0027.78%1,028.0027.29%m
fixed investments fixed investments13.000.48%52.001.58%64.001.75%61.001.62%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks30.001.10%36.001.09%37.001.01%47.001.25%m
debtors debtors122.004.46%137.004.15%144.003.93%177.004.70%m
cash & securities cash & securities152.005.56%215.006.52%309.008.43%110.002.92%m
TOTAL2,735.00100%3,298.00100%3,664.00100%3,767.00100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short266.009.73%352.0010.67%359.009.80%416.0011.04%m
creditors - long creditors - long1,320.0048.26%1,518.0046.03%1,738.0047.43%1,607.0042.66%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL1,586.0057.99%1,870.0056.70%2,097.0057.23%2,023.0053.70%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,145.0041.86%1,424.0043.18%1,563.0042.66%1,739.0046.16%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities4.000.15%4.000.12%4.000.11%5.000.13%m
TOTAL1,149.0042.01%1,428.0043.30%1,567.0042.77%1,744.0046.30%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Merlin Entertainments Cash Flow Statement

26 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)30 Dec 2017 (GBP)29 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF325.00433.00413.00450.00m
Pre-Financing CF106.00146.0070.00133.00m
Retained CF-137.0040.0090.00-202.00m

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