William Hill plc (WMH) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 304.13 ($4.20).
WMH has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.39) price objective on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, November 10th. Bank of America raised William Hill to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 224 ($3.09) to GBX 330 ($4.56) in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 300 ($4.14) price objective on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, November 20th. Canaccord Genuity raised William Hill to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 285 ($3.94) to GBX 350 ($4.84) in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on William Hill from GBX 295 ($4.08) to GBX 305 ($4.21) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th.
William Hill (LON WMH) opened at GBX 318.10 ($4.39) on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,730.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,674.21. William Hill has a twelve month low of GBX 239.10 ($3.30) and a twelve month high of GBX 345 ($4.77).
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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