Peel Hunt reissued their hold rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a report issued on Wednesday, May 24th. They currently have a GBX 285 ($3.61) price objective on the gambling company’s stock.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on WMH. Canaccord Genuity reduced their target price on William Hill plc from GBX 300 ($3.80) to GBX 290 ($3.67) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 27th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.80) target price on shares of William Hill plc in a research report on Friday, February 24th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a sell rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.80) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. HSBC Holdings plc downgraded William Hill plc to a reduce rating and cut their price objective for the company from GBX 265 ($3.35) to GBX 255 ($3.23) in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 273 ($3.45) price objective on shares of William Hill plc in a report on Friday, February 24th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 308.31 ($3.90).
William Hill plc (LON:WMH) traded up 0.26% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 274.40. 5,865,866 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 287.96 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 284.53. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.35 billion. William Hill plc has a 12-month low of GBX 235.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 353.60.
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In related news, insider Ruth Prior acquired 33,612 shares of William Hill plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 295 ($3.73) per share, with a total value of £99,155.40 ($125,433.78). Also, insider Mark Brooker acquired 11,500 shares of William Hill plc stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 301 ($3.81) per share, with a total value of £34,615 ($43,788.74).
About William Hill plc
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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