William Hill plc (WMH) Receives “Overweight” Rating from Barclays PLC
Barclays PLC restated their overweight rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a GBX 340 ($4.44) price target on the gambling company’s stock.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on WMH. Goodbody restated a hold rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Monday, June 20th. Canaccord Genuity cut their target price on shares of William Hill plc from GBX 340 ($4.44) to GBX 301 ($3.93) and set a hold rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Peel Hunt reissued an under review rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 319 ($4.16) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. They issued a sell rating and a GBX 240 ($3.13) price objective for the company. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 352 ($4.59).
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 1.05% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 308.70. 1,547,811 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.71 billion. William Hill plc has a 52 week low of GBX 235.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 415.70. The stock’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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th.
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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