Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada started coverage on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, October 28th. They issued a sector performer rating and a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price target on shares of William Hill from GBX 180 ($2.35) to GBX 170 ($2.22) and set a neutral rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 27th. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Tuesday, September 17th. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research note on Thursday, November 21st. Finally, Barclays reiterated an overweight rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Thursday, November 28th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 224.92 ($2.94).
Shares of WMH opened at GBX 171.95 ($2.25) on Tuesday. William Hill has a fifty-two week low of GBX 128.45 ($1.68) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 206.80 ($2.70). The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 187.14 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 166.61. The company has a market cap of $1.50 billion and a P/E ratio of 61.41. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 332.51.
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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