Shore Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for William Hill (WMH)

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William Hill (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued on Wednesday.

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, August 13th. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, May 18th. Berenberg Bank raised their target price on William Hill from GBX 290 ($3.74) to GBX 310 ($4.00) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 5th. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Thursday, August 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on William Hill from GBX 355 ($4.58) to GBX 340 ($4.39) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, August 13th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. William Hill currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 320.13 ($4.13).

WMH stock opened at GBX 255 ($3.29) on Wednesday. William Hill has a twelve month low of GBX 239.10 ($3.08) and a twelve month high of GBX 345 ($4.45).

William Hill (LON:WMH) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 3rd. The gambling company reported GBX 9.10 ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 13.50 ($0.17) by GBX (4.40) (($0.06)). William Hill had a net margin of 9.73% and a return on equity of 13.25%.

In other William Hill news, insider Ruth Prior purchased 38,998 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 258 ($3.33) per share, for a total transaction of £100,614.84 ($129,792.11).

William Hill Company Profile

William Hill PLC provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, Italy, Spain, and internationally. It operates through Retail, Online, US, Australia, and Other segments. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer various betting and gaming services, including horseracing, greyhound racing, football betting, virtual racing, numbers betting, and other services.

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