William Hill (LON:WMH) Earns “Overweight” Rating from Barclays

Barclays reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, Digital Look reports. Barclays currently has a GBX 215 ($2.81) price objective on the gambling company’s stock.

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on WMH. Deutsche Bank reissued a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Friday, August 9th. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Friday, August 9th. Berenberg Bank reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.27) target price on shares of William Hill in a research report on Tuesday, June 18th. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, August 5th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus began 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. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 238.75 ($3.12).

Shares of LON:WMH opened at GBX 148.55 ($1.94) on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 240.78, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.34. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 157.11 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 157.62. 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 announced its earnings results on Friday, August 9th. The gambling company reported GBX 5.30 ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of GBX 5.10 ($0.07) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00). As a group, equities analysts forecast that William Hill will post 1638.999878 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 24th will be paid a GBX 2.66 ($0.03) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 24th. William Hill’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -0.14%.

William Hill Company Profile

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.

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