William Hill (LON:WMH) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Financial Group
Jefferies Financial Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a research note released on Tuesday, Digital Look reports. They currently have a GBX 400 ($5.26) target price on the gambling company’s stock.
A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Thursday, November 21st. HSBC upgraded William Hill to a buy rating and boosted their price target for the company from GBX 185 ($2.43) to GBX 230 ($3.03) in a report on Wednesday, January 29th. Morgan Stanley lowered William Hill to an equal weight rating in a report on Thursday, November 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, January 17th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.83) price target on shares of William Hill in a report on Tuesday, January 14th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 237.54 ($3.12).
Shares of LON WMH opened at GBX 180.80 ($2.38) on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 332.51, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a current ratio of 0.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 64.57. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 181.21 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 178.64. William Hill has a 52-week low of GBX 128.45 ($1.69) and a 52-week high of GBX 206.80 ($2.72).
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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