William Hill plc (LON:WMH) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 158.10 ($2.07) and last traded at GBX 161 ($2.10), with a volume of 2406794 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 166.10 ($2.17).
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group cut their target price on shares of William Hill from GBX 340 ($4.44) to GBX 330 ($4.31) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.66) target price on shares of William Hill in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Thursday, September 6th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 297.07 ($3.88).
In other news, insider Ruth Prior purchased 38,998 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 5th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 258 ($3.37) per share, for a total transaction of £100,614.84 ($131,471.11).
About William Hill (LON:WMH)
William Hill PLC provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, Italy, Spain, and internationally. It operates through Retail, Online, US, Australia, and Other segments. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer various betting and gaming services, including horseracing, greyhound racing, football betting, virtual racing, numbers betting, and other services.
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