William Hill plc (LON:WMH) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fifteen research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 291.46 ($3.81).
WMH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Thursday, August 23rd. Barclays reduced their price target on William Hill from GBX 320 ($4.18) to GBX 300 ($3.92) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. Berenberg Bank reduced their price target on William Hill from GBX 310 ($4.05) to GBX 280 ($3.66) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 12th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating on shares of William Hill in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.12) price target on shares of William Hill in a report on Wednesday, September 5th.
Shares of LON WMH opened at GBX 174 ($2.27) on Friday. William Hill has a fifty-two week low of GBX 239.10 ($3.12) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 345 ($4.51).
In other William Hill news, insider Ruth Prior purchased 38,998 shares of William Hill stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 5th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 258 ($3.37) per share, for a total transaction of £100,614.84 ($131,471.11).
About William Hill
William Hill PLC provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, Italy, Spain, and internationally. It operates through Retail, Online, US, Australia, and Other segments. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer various betting and gaming services, including horseracing, greyhound racing, football betting, virtual racing, numbers betting, and other services.
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