William Hill plc (WMH) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-three analysts that are covering the stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have given a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 349.53 ($4.33).
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 310 ($3.84) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 319 ($3.95) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Monday, August 15th. HSBC reduced their price target on William Hill plc from GBX 305 ($3.77) to GBX 295 ($3.65) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lifted their price target on William Hill plc from GBX 301 ($3.73) to GBX 315 ($3.90) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 5th.
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 1.16% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 306.30. The stock had a trading volume of 5,964,782 shares. William Hill plc has a 12-month low of GBX 235.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 415.70. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.69 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 310.51 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 306.60.
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The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 1.29%.
About William Hill plc
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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