William Hill plc Price Target Increased to GBX 345 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (WMH)
Equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) from GBX 340 ($5.72) to GBX 345 ($5.81) in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “underweight” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target indicates a potential upside of 2.59% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded down 1.52% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 336.30. 3,940,996 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. William Hill plc has a one year low of GBX 314.515 and a one year high of GBX 457.70. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 340.1 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 346.3. The company’s market cap is £2.926 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4 ($0.07) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 23rd.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Nomura cut their price target on shares of William Hill plc from GBX 479 ($8.06) to GBX 448 ($7.54) in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Monday. Finally, analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 350 ($5.89) price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 417.26 ($7.02).
William Hill PLC is a United Kingdom-based gambling company. The Company’s business is to provide its customers with a range of sports betting and gaming opportunities.
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