William Hill plc (LON:WMH)’s share price shot up 0.9% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 267.20 ($3.51) and last traded at GBX 271.30 ($3.57). 2,204,629 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 24% from the average session volume of 2,890,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 268.90 ($3.54).

WMH has been the subject of a number of research reports. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 290 ($3.81) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of William Hill plc to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the stock from GBX 224 ($2.95) to GBX 330 ($4.34) in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 289 ($3.80) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Peel Hunt raised shares of William Hill plc to an “add” rating and increased their price target for the stock from GBX 254 ($3.34) to GBX 290 ($3.81) in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 291.75 ($3.84).

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About William Hill plc

William Hill PLC is a gambling company. The Company’s segments include Retail, Online, US, Australia and Other. The Retail segment consists of all activities undertaken in licensed betting offices (LBOs), including gaming machines. The Online segment consists of all online and telephone activity outside of Australia, including sports betting, casino, poker sites and other gaming products along with telephone betting services.

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