William Hill plc Company Profile (LON:WMH)

About William Hill plc (LON:WMH)

William Hill plc logoWilliam 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. The US segment consists of all activities undertaken in the United States. The Australia segment consists of online and telephone sports betting in Australia. Its Other activities include on-course betting and greyhound stadia operations. The Company has a network of approximately 2,370 licensed betting shops across the country. It offers betting on a range of sporting and other events over-the-counter or through self-service betting terminals, and casino-style games on its gaming machines.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Casinos & Gaming - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:WMH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.williamhillplc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.06 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 856,799,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 251.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 273.48
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 240 - GBX 338.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.84
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.63 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.26
  • Book Value: GBX 1.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 5.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £283.4 million
  • Net Margins: 9.73%
  • Return on Equity: 13.25%
  • Return on Assets: 6.68%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.77 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)

What is William Hill plc's stock symbol?

William Hill plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WMH."

How often does William Hill plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for William Hill plc?

William Hill plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.26 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View William Hill plc's Dividend History.

Where is William Hill plc's stock going? Where will William Hill plc's stock price be in 2017?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for William Hill plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 245 to GBX 390. On average, they anticipate William Hill plc's stock price to reach GBX 292 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for William Hill plc.

Who are some of William Hill plc's key competitors?

Who are William Hill plc's key executives?

William Hill plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Philip Bowcock, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Luke Thomas, Company Secretary
  • Gareth Davis, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Mark Brooker, Non-Executive Director
  • Roy Gardner, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Georgina Harvey, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Ashley Highfield, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy William Hill plc stock?

Shares of William Hill plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is William Hill plc's stock price today?

One share of William Hill plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 240.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for William Hill plc (LON WMH)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  550 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  796 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,346
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about William Hill plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for William Hill plc (LON:WMH) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.94)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 292

Analysts' Ratings History for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 289View Rating Details
8/3/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 290View Rating Details
8/3/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 250View Rating Details
8/2/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/2/2017Peel HuntUpgradeAddGBX 254 -> GBX 290View Rating Details
7/17/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 325 -> GBX 310View Rating Details
7/5/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetSellGBX 276 -> GBX 265View Rating Details
6/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390View Rating Details
6/28/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 330View Rating Details
6/27/2017InvestecDowngradeSellGBX 279 -> GBX 245View Rating Details
6/21/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 260View Rating Details
2/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetReduceGBX 255 -> GBX 245View Rating Details
2/24/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 273View Rating Details
2/3/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual weightGBX 290View Rating Details
1/9/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 361View Rating Details
11/14/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/8/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 420View Rating Details
8/5/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/20/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 280View Rating Details
3/29/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/23/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 465View Rating Details
2/26/2016Panmure GordonBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 339 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
11/2/2015BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 390View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $23.39 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for William Hill plc (LON WMH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2017GBX 4.261.68%10/26/201710/26/201711/30/2017
2/24/2017GBX 8.403.13%4/27/20174/27/20176/8/2017
8/5/2016GBX 4.101.29%10/20/201610/20/201612/2/2016
2/26/2016GBX 8.402.11%4/28/20164/28/20166/3/2016
8/7/2015GBX 4.101.07%10/22/201510/22/201512/4/2015
2/27/2015GBX 8.202.17%4/30/20154/30/20156/5/2015
8/1/2014GBX 41.17%10/23/201410/23/201412/5/2014
2/28/2014GBX 7.901.99%4/30/20144/30/20146/6/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/2/2017John O'ReillyInsiderBuy92,000GBX 275£253,000
4/11/2017Ruth PriorInsiderBuy33,612GBX 295£99,155.40
4/3/2017Mark BrookerInsiderBuy11,500GBX 301£34,615
3/10/2017Philip BowcockInsiderBuy5,597GBX 271£15,167.87
3/8/2016Henderson ,JamesInsiderSell11,607GBX 388£45,035.16
2/26/2016Gardner,Roy AInsiderBuy2,600GBX 399£10,374
11/2/2015Davis,GarethInsiderBuy31,600GBX 316£99,856
10/30/2015Davis,GarethInsiderBuy31,600GBX 316£99,856
3/10/2015James HendersonInsiderSell63,038GBX 376.59£237,394.80
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Latest Headlines for William Hill plc (LON:WMH)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] William Hill non-exec buys stake in the bookie
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMH.L earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Hill Plc :WMH-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Hill Plc :WMH-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Hill Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WMH-GB : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 8:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Insider John O'Reilly Buys 92,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMH.L earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 10:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Number's up for William Hill's big money spinner
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
rttnews.com logoWilliam Hill H1 Pretax Profit Declines; Net Revenue Up 3% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - August 2 at 8:46 AM
marketwatch.com logoWilliam Hill profit rises; sees progress in 2017
www.marketwatch.com - August 2 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 10:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 5:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) PT Lowered to GBX 265 at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 10:20 PM
lse.co.uk logoWilliam Hill Share Chat
www.lse.co.uk - July 6 at 11:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH) Receives "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 9:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Given Buy Rating at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Downgraded by Investec to "Sell"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] A lesson for investors as the Brexit vote anniversary nears
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 2:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Hill Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMH-GB : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] William Hill shareholders have to wait on two-leg accumulator bet
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: William Hill plc (WMH) Insider Purchases 11,500 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 1:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 12:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoOnline improvement helps William Hill make positive start to year
www.nasdaq.com - May 9 at 8:10 PM
marketwatch.com logoWilliam Hill on track to meet expectations
www.marketwatch.com - May 9 at 8:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] William Hill hit by slowdown in wagers at its betting shops
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Hill Plc : WMH-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKKR-led group ups ante in bidding war for Australia's Tatts lotto
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 10:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for William Hill plc (WMH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for William Hill plc (WMH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc's (WMH) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: William Hill plc (WMH) Insider Acquires 33,612 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:56 AM
rttnews.com logoWilliam Hill Names Ruth Prior CFO
www.rttnews.com - March 30 at 8:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 30 at 8:26 AM
marketwatch.com logoWilliam Hill appoints Ruth Prior as finance chief - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - March 30 at 8:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoWilliam Hill picks new CFO as boss Bowcock builds his team - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 30 at 8:26 AM
ft.com logo[$$] William Hill appoints new CFO to help with turnround
www.ft.com - March 30 at 8:26 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLadbrokes Coral defends betting terminals ahead of govt review
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill plc (WMH) Rating Increased to  Hold at Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 2:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Hill (WIMHY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 4:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for William Hill plc (WMH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 3:40 AM
rttnews.com logoWilliam Hill Appoints Philip Bowcock As Permanent CEO - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 10 at 8:44 AM
marketwatch.com logoWilliam Hill appoints Bowcock as permanent CEO
www.marketwatch.com - March 10 at 8:44 AM

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