Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) rose 0% during mid-day trading on Wednesday after Barclays raised their price target on the stock from GBX 315 to GBX 330. Barclays currently has an equal weight rating on the stock. William Hill traded as high as GBX 333.60 ($4.52) and last traded at GBX 332.20 ($4.51). Approximately 4,211,520 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 21% from the average daily volume of 3,490,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 332.20 ($4.51).
WMH has been the topic of a number of other reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.29) price target on shares of William Hill in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Canaccord Genuity raised shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 285 ($3.86) to GBX 350 ($4.75) in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of William Hill from GBX 295 ($4.00) to GBX 305 ($4.14) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Bank of America raised shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 224 ($3.04) to GBX 330 ($4.48) in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.25) price target on shares of William Hill in a research note on Thursday, November 23rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 293.56 ($3.98).
The company has a market cap of $2,880.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,763.68.
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William Hill Company Profile
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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