Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-three research firms that are covering the firm. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 349.53 ($4.33).

Several research firms have issued reports on WMH. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 310 ($3.84) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Tuesday. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 319 ($3.95) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Monday. Peel Hunt reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Monday. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th.

William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 1.16% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 306.30. The stock had a trading volume of 5,964,782 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 310.51 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 306.60. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.69 billion. William Hill plc has a one year low of GBX 235.50 and a one year high of GBX 415.70.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be paid a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend 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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