Peel Hunt reissued their buy rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other research firms have also recently commented on WMH. Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, August 5th. Deutsche Bank decreased their price target on William Hill from GBX 210 ($2.74) to GBX 197 ($2.57) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 7th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.81) price target on shares of William Hill in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of William Hill in a research note on Tuesday, September 17th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on William Hill in a research note on Friday, October 11th. They set a neutral rating and a GBX 180 ($2.35) price target for the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 222.50 ($2.91).
WMH traded up GBX 2.50 ($0.03) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 175.25 ($2.29). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,770,308 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,380,000. 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 company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 332.51. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion and a PE ratio of 62.59. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 191.05 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 164.61.
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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