JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their neutral rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 450 ($5.62) price objective on the stock.

Several other research firms have also commented on MERL. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 520 ($6.50) price objective on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 515 ($6.43) price objective on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Kepler Capital Markets lifted their price objective on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC from GBX 420 ($5.25) to GBX 460 ($5.75) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC in a research note on Friday, November 4th. They set a hold rating and a GBX 440 ($5.50) price objective for the company. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 476 ($5.95).

Shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) opened at 437.5433 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 445.97 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 452.36. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.44 billion. Merlin Entertainments PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 316.79 and a 12 month high of GBX 494.90.

In related news, insider Anne-Francoise Nesmes bought 4,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 10th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 440 ($5.50) per share, with a total value of £19,800 ($24,737.63).

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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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