Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a report released on Monday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other research firms have also recently commented on WMH. Morgan Stanley cut William Hill to an equal weight rating in a research note on Thursday, November 28th. Canaccord Genuity increased their price target on William Hill from GBX 243 ($3.20) to GBX 258 ($3.39) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on William Hill in a research note on Monday, October 28th. They issued a sector performer rating and a GBX 220 ($2.89) price objective for the company. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Thursday, November 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank downgraded William Hill to a hold rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from GBX 210 ($2.76) to GBX 205 ($2.70) in a research report on Friday, January 10th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. William Hill currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 228.69 ($3.01).

Shares of LON WMH opened at GBX 185.05 ($2.43) on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1.66 billion and a P/E ratio of 66.09. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 181.20 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 175.86. William Hill has a 12-month low of GBX 128.45 ($1.69) and a 12-month high of GBX 206.80 ($2.72). The company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 332.51.

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.

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