William Hill plc (WMH) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
Several other brokerages have also commented on WMH. HSBC increased their price objective on William Hill plc from GBX 295 ($3.85) to GBX 305 ($3.98) and gave the company a reduce rating in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an outperform rating and set a GBX 420 ($5.48) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Monday, August 8th. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 319 ($4.16) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Monday, August 15th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.11) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Friday, September 2nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a hold rating on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 352 ($4.59).
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 1.24% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 309.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,489,588 shares. William Hill plc has a one year low of GBX 235.50 and a one year high of GBX 415.70. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.71 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 310.51 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 307.67.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%.
About William Hill plc
William Hill PLC is a United Kingdom-based gambling company. The Company provides land-based and mobile sports betting services. The Company’s segments include Retail, Online, Telephone, US, Australia and Other. The Retail segment consists of all activity undertaken in licensed betting offices (LBOs), including gaming machines.
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