PTEC.L - Playtech plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
534.80
+13.80 (+2.65%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close521.00
Open521.80
Bid517.40 x 168100
Ask650.00 x 101400
Day's range517.40 - 535.60
52-week range487.60 - 1,003.00
Volume1,680,777
Avg. volume2,926,718
Market cap1.683B
Beta0.87
PE ratio (TTM)6.15
EPS (TTM)86.90
Earnings date23 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.32 (6.05%)
Ex-dividend date2018-05-03
1y target est8.60
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