William Hill plc (WMH) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

William Hill plc (LON:WMH) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 300.13 ($4.07).

WMH has been the topic of several research reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.29) target price on shares of William Hill in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Canaccord Genuity raised William Hill to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 285 ($3.86) to GBX 350 ($4.75) in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on William Hill from GBX 295 ($4.00) to GBX 305 ($4.14) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Bank of America raised William Hill to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 224 ($3.04) to GBX 330 ($4.48) in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.25) target price on shares of William Hill in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd.

William Hill (LON WMH) traded up GBX 2.40 ($0.03) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 336.30 ($4.56). The stock had a trading volume of 3,079,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,790,000. William Hill has a 52 week low of GBX 239.10 ($3.24) and a 52 week high of GBX 345 ($4.68). The firm has a market capitalization of $2,890.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,770.00.

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About William Hill

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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