William Hill (WMH) Reaches New 1-Year Low at $133.90

William Hill plc (LON:WMH)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 133.90 ($1.75) and last traded at GBX 134.65 ($1.76), with a volume of 7088068 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 138.30 ($1.81).

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on WMH shares. Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, February 4th. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 230 ($3.01) price target for the company. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 229 ($2.99) price target on shares of William Hill in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, March 1st. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Finally, Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from GBX 280 ($3.66) to GBX 250 ($3.27) in a research report on Thursday, January 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 252.64 ($3.30).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 240.78, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.34. The stock has a market cap of $1.18 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.62.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.70 ($0.10) per share. This is a boost from William Hill’s previous dividend of $4.26. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.2%. William Hill’s payout ratio is currently -0.14%.

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William Hill Company Profile (LON:WMH)

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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