Barclays Reaffirms Equal weight Rating for William Hill plc (WMH)
William Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reissued by investment analysts at Barclays in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 400 ($6.64) price objective on the stock. Barclays’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 12.61% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. 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 ($5.81) 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 ($6.47) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of William Hill plc from GBX 340 ($5.64) to GBX 345 ($5.73) in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. William Hill plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 417.26 ($6.92).
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) opened at 352.90 on Thursday. William Hill plc has a 52-week low of GBX 314.515 and a 52-week high of GBX 435.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 347.0 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 346.7. The company’s market cap is £3.071 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 5th. Investors 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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