William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 0% during trading on Wednesday after Barclays raised their price target on the stock from GBX 315 to GBX 330. Barclays currently has an equal weight rating on the stock. William Hill traded as high as GBX 333.60 ($4.52) and last traded at GBX 332.20 ($4.51). 4,211,520 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 21% from the average session volume of 3,490,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 332.20 ($4.51).
Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity upgraded William Hill to a “buy” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 285 ($3.86) to GBX 350 ($4.75) in a report on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley raised 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 report on Tuesday, November 28th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 290 ($3.93) target price on shares of William Hill in a report on Sunday, November 26th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.25) target price on shares of William Hill in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, Investec reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 300 ($4.07) target price on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, November 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 293.56 ($3.98).
The company has a market cap of $2,850.00 and a PE ratio of 1,748.42.
William Hill 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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