William Hill plc Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (LON:WMH)
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twenty-three analysts that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and sixteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 417.26 ($6.98).
WMH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a GBX 350 ($5.85) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a GBX 390 ($6.52) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of William Hill plc from GBX 340 ($5.68) to GBX 345 ($5.77) in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock.
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) opened at 345.10 on Thursday. William Hill plc has a 52-week low of GBX 314.515 and a 52-week high of GBX 437.80. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 341.0 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 345.8. The company’s market cap is £3.003 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 4 ($0.07) per share. This represents a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 23rd.
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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