William Hill plc (LON:WMH) Receives “Buy” Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
William Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They presently have a GBX 390 ($4.96) price objective on the gambling company’s stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price target suggests a potential upside of 53.42% from the company’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.20) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Wednesday. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 325 ($4.13) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Friday, June 9th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.63) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 300 ($3.82) price target on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 302.73 ($3.85).
Shares of William Hill plc (WMH) opened at 254.20 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 279.69 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 282.15. William Hill plc has a 52-week low of GBX 243.30 and a 52-week high of GBX 353.60. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.18 billion.
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In related news, insider Ruth Prior acquired 33,612 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 11th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 295 ($3.75) per share, with a total value of £99,155.40 ($126,119.82). Also, insider Mark Brooker acquired 11,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 301 ($3.83) per share, with a total value of £34,615 ($44,028.24).
William Hill plc Company Profile
William Hill PLC is a gambling company. The Company’s segments include Retail, Online, US, Australia and Other. The Retail segment consists of all activities undertaken in licensed betting offices (LBOs), including gaming machines. The Online segment consists of all online and telephone activity outside of Australia, including sports betting, casino, poker sites and other gaming products along with telephone betting services.
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