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

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Barclays reiterated their overweight rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a research report released on Monday morning, Digital Look reports. They currently have a GBX 215 ($2.81) target price on the gambling company’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on WMH. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on William Hill in a report on Friday, June 28th. They set a buy rating and a GBX 175 ($2.29) target price for the company. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, August 9th. Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, August 5th. Deutsche Bank restated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, August 9th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a buy rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.27) target price on shares of William Hill in a report on Tuesday, June 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. William Hill has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 238.75 ($3.12).

Shares of WMH stock opened at GBX 148.55 ($1.94) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 240.78, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.34. William Hill has a fifty-two week low of GBX 128.45 ($1.68) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 266.70 ($3.48). The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 157.11 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 157.62. The company has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and a P/E ratio of -1.79.

William Hill (LON:WMH) last announced its earnings results on Friday, August 9th. The gambling company reported GBX 5.30 ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 5.10 ($0.07) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00). As a group, equities analysts predict that William Hill will post 1638.999878 earnings per share for the current year.

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

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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