William Hill plc (WMH) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC
William Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by stock analysts at Barclays PLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 340 ($4.44) price objective on the gambling company’s stock. Barclays PLC’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 15.41% from the company’s current price.
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Goodbody reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Monday, June 20th. Canaccord Genuity decreased their target price on William Hill plc from GBX 340 ($4.44) to GBX 301 ($3.93) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “under review” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 319 ($4.16) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on William Hill plc in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. They set a “sell” rating and a GBX 240 ($3.13) target price for the company. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 352 ($4.59).
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded down 4.26% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 294.60. The company had a trading volume of 6,073,482 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.58 billion. William Hill plc has a 1-year low of GBX 235.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 415.70. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 310.64 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 307.69.
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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, October 20th will be issued a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 1.29%.
William Hill plc Company Profile
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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