Shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 320.90 ($4.29) and last traded at GBX 319.80 ($4.28), with a volume of 1182697 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 319.80 ($4.28).
A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Bank of America raised shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 224 ($3.00) to GBX 330 ($4.41) in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of William Hill from GBX 295 ($3.94) to GBX 305 ($4.08) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Investec reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 300 ($4.01) price objective on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 289 ($3.86) price target on shares of William Hill in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.81) price target on shares of William Hill in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 292.53 ($3.91).
The stock has a market cap of $2,710.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,683.16.
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William Hill Company Profile
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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