Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a report released on Friday, August 30th, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on WMH. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 235 ($3.07) price objective on shares of William Hill in a research report on Wednesday, August 28th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.27) price objective on shares of William Hill in a research report on Tuesday, June 18th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Friday, August 9th. Barclays reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.81) target price on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, August 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on William Hill in a research report on Friday, June 28th. They issued a buy rating and a GBX 175 ($2.29) target price on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. William Hill has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 230 ($3.01).
Shares of LON:WMH traded down GBX 0.75 ($0.01) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 186.95 ($2.44). 3,339,926 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,380,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 332.51. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.77. The business’s fifty day moving average is GBX 161.09 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 157.04. William Hill has a 52-week low of GBX 128.45 ($1.68) and a 52-week high of GBX 266.70 ($3.48).
William Hill (LON:WMH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 9th. The gambling company reported GBX 5.30 ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 5.10 ($0.07) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00).
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 24th will be issued a GBX 2.66 ($0.03) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 24th. William Hill’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 3.57%.
About William Hill
William Hill plc provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Retail, Online, US Existing, US Expansion, and Other segments. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer sports betting services on football, horseracing, and other sports, as well as gaming on machines.
Read More: What is a growth and income fund?
Receive News & Ratings for William Hill Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for William Hill and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.