|Bid||0.00 x 284100|
|Ask||0.00 x 109300|
|Day's range||245.30 - 252.90|
|52-week range||192.00 - 301.75|
|PE ratio (TTM)||78.34|
|Earnings date||29 Aug 2017 - 4 Sep 2017|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.08 (2.28%)|
|1y target est||4.06|
Britain's top share index slipped on Tuesday as financials fell amid lingering jitters over the North Korean crisis. While investors were in no mood for a sell-off, caution was still very much present. ...
The group, which operates 888 casino, poker, sport and bingo brands, reported a loss before tax of $17.3 million for the six months, reversing from a profit of $27.8 million last year. The company took an exceptional charge of $50.8 million, including a $45.3 million charge related to potential value added tax (VAT) on services in Germany prior to 2015. "Whilst the industry will continue to face regulatory headwinds in the second half of the year..., trading in Q3 has started well and in line with the board's expectations." Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) Executive Itai Frieberger said in a statement.
British online gaming company 888 Holdings posted a 9 percent rise in first-half revenue on the strength of its casino and sports betting business. The group, which operates 888 casino, poker, sport and bingo brands, said revenue for the six months to June 30 rose 3 percent to $270.1 million from $262 million last year. Revenue at its casino and sports divisions rose 11 percent and 35 percent respectively with the latter performing strongly in Italy.
British online betting company 888 Holdings was fined a record 7.8 million pounds ($10 million) on Thursday for failing to protect vulnerable customers from addictive gambling. Britain's Gambling Commission said that a technical glitch in 888's system allowed more than 7,000 customers between October 2015 and September 2016 to keep accessing one of 888's platforms, and deposit 3.5 million pounds, even though they had chosen to be excluded from it. The issue went undetected for a "prolonged period of time" during which those customers were able to gamble 50.6 million pounds in total, using deposits and recycled winnings, the commission said.
William Hill Plc (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) named Ruth Prior as chief financial officer on Thursday as its new chief executive builds a team to try to lift the British bookmaker's fortunes after a run of weak results. Prior will join later this year from Worldpay, where she is now chief operating officer and previously held the post of deputy CFO, the gambling company said. The appointment comes weeks after William Hill named previous CFO Philip Bowcock as its new chief executive officer.
** Online gambling co 888 Holdings up 7.7% at 11-yr high after company recommends 'one-off' dividend of 10.5 cents/shr ** Co recommends a final dividend of 5.1 cents/share along with one-off 10.5 cents/share ...
British bookmaker William Hill Plc said annual operating profit would fall to 260 million pounds ($316.7 million), the bottom of its forecast range, blaming "customer friendly" horse racing and soccer results in December. The decline in earnings is another blow to the gambling company as it searches for a new chief executive and after a number of rivals joined forces to increase competition in the sector. As recently as November 14 the company had forecast that operating profit would be at the higher end of the 260-280 million pound range.