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Merlin Entertainments Plc

Merlin Entertainments Plc (MERL) Dividends

Dividend Summary:


The previous Merlin Entertainments Plc dividend was 5.5p and it went ex 12 months ago and it was paid 11 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.6.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Travel & Leisure
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Status: Paid
Type: Final
Per Share: 5.5p
Ex-div Date: Thu 11 Apr 2019
Pay Date: Thu 16 May 2019
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £5.50

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Declared and Forecast Merlin Entertainments Plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 0p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 0p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 0p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 0p GBP Paid
27 Aug 2014 25 Sep 2014 Interim 2p GBP Paid
30 Apr 2015 05 Jun 2015 Final 4.2p GBP Paid
13 Aug 2015 24 Sep 2015 Interim 2.1p GBP Paid
28 Apr 2016 07 Jun 2016 Final 4.4p GBP Paid
11 Aug 2016 19 Sep 2016 Interim 2.2p GBP Paid
11 May 2017 19 Jun 2017 Final 4.9p GBP Paid
17 Aug 2017 25 Sep 2017 Interim 2.4p GBP Paid
12 Apr 2018 17 May 2018 Final 5p GBP Paid
16 Aug 2018 24 Sep 2018 Interim 2.5p GBP Paid
11 Apr 2019 16 May 2019 Final 5.5p GBP Paid

How accurate are our Merlin Entertainments Plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
02 Aug 2018 11 Apr 2019 5p 5.5p 95% 😃
01 Mar 2018 11 Apr 2019 5.2p 5.5p 97% 😃
01 Mar 2018 16 Aug 2018 2.5p 2.5p 100% 😄
01 Mar 2018 11 Apr 2019 5.2p 5.5p 97% 😃
02 Mar 2017 11 Apr 2019 6p 5.5p 95% 😃
02 Mar 2017 12 Apr 2018 5.5p 5p 95% 😃
02 Mar 2017 12 Apr 2018 5.5p 5p 95% 😃
28 Jul 2016 16 Aug 2018 2.6p 2.5p 98% 😃
28 Jul 2016 17 Aug 2017 2.4p 2.4p 100% 😄
14 Sep 2015 17 Aug 2017 2.5p 2.4p 98% 😃
14 Sep 2015 11 Aug 2016 2.3p 2.2p 98% 😃
Average Merlin Entertainments Plc Forecast Accuracy 97% 😃

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About Merlin Entertainments Plc

Merlin is a Location based entertainment, or more specifically visitor attractions, is a dynamic, fast growing and fun industry. Within this market, Merlin Entertainments is truly unique both in terms of its breadth of quality ‘branded’ businesses and its unrivalled commercial success.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 0.0p
2007 0.0p 0%
2008 0.0p 0%
2009 0.0p 0%
2010 0.0p 0%
2011 0.0p 0%
2012 0.0p 0%
2013 0.0p 0%
2014 6.2p 100%
2015 6.5p 4.8%
2016 7.1p 9.2%
2017 7.4p 4.2%
2018 8.0p 8.1%

Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
27 Aug 2014 25 Sep 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 2p
30 Apr 2015 05 Jun 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 4.2p
13 Aug 2015 24 Sep 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.1p
28 Apr 2016 07 Jun 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 4.4p
11 Aug 2016 19 Sep 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.2p
11 May 2017 19 Jun 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 4.9p
17 Aug 2017 25 Sep 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.4p
12 Apr 2018 17 May 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 5p
16 Aug 2018 24 Sep 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.5p
11 Apr 2019 16 May 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 5.5p

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