William Hill plc (WMH) Insider John O’Reilly Buys 92,000 Shares
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) insider John O’Reilly bought 92,000 shares of William Hill plc stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 275 ($3.63) per share, for a total transaction of £253,000 ($333,729.06).
Shares of William Hill plc (WMH) traded down 1.98% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 262.70. 3,490,938 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.25 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 257.94 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 275.16. William Hill plc has a 12 month low of GBX 244.20 and a 12 month high of GBX 353.60.
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A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.96) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 325 ($4.29) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.76) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co assumed coverage on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a GBX 260 ($3.43) target price on the stock. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 296 ($3.90).
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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