WMH.L - William Hill plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
334.50
+0.60 (+0.18%)
As of 10:58AM GMT. Market open.
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Previous close333.90
Open333.80
Bid334.30 x 50500
Ask334.50 x 126000
Day's range332.70 - 335.40
52-week range239.10 - 345.00
Volume412,200
Avg. volume4,414,285
Market cap2.866B
Beta-0.17
PE ratio (TTM)17.89
EPS (TTM)18.70
Earnings date23 Feb 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.16 (5.18%)
Ex-dividend date2017-10-26
1y target est323.06
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  • Reuters4 days ago

    William Hill sees 2017 profit beating estimates

    The company said it expected full-year adjusted operating profit for the 52 weeks to Dec. 26 to be 290 million pounds. According to Thomson Reuters I/E/B/S, analysts were on average expecting a 2017 operating profit of 271.9 million pounds. The higher-than-expected profit marks a clear recovery from 2016, when the company fired its previous chief executive.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    British bookmaker William Hill sees 2017 profit beating estimates

    British bookmaker William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) said on Monday its adjusted operating profit for 2017 would rise 11 percent year-on-year, ahead of analysts' expectations, helped by an improving online business and favourable sporting results. The company said it expected full-year adjusted operating profit for the 52 weeks to Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) . According to Thomson Reuters I/E/B/S, analysts were on average expecting a 2017 operating profit of 271.9 million pounds.

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    British bookmaker William Hill names Roger Devlin as next chairman

    The appointment comes at the end of a detailed search process for picking a successor for Davis, who had indicated he would step down after the 2018 AGM. Davis, who also chairs Ferguson Plc (FERG.L) and DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L), has seen William Hill walk out of talks on two potential deals in the last year including a three-way merger with bingo hall operator Rank Group Plc (RNK.L) and 888 Holdings Plc (888.L).

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  • Exclusive - Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet
    Reuters2 months ago

    Exclusive - Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet

    LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Paddy Power Betfair (PPB.I) and William Hill (WMH.L) have separately held talks about a deal with Australia's CrownBet as UK-focused gambling companies seek to expand overseas to offset tougher regulations in Britain. Dublin-based Paddy Power Betfair, which is listed on London's FTSE 100 index (.FTSE) and runs betting shops in Britain and Ireland, has had discussions with CrownBet, the online gambling firm that is 62 percent-owned by Crown Resorts (CWN.AX), two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    William Hill says on track to deliver 2017 expectations

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Britain weighs big cut in top stake on gambling machines

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 31 (Reuters) - The maximum stake on gambling machines in British betting shops could be sharply cut in response to concerns that the terminals -- a key source of revenue for bookmakers -- fuel addiction. The wide range of options left on the table sets the scene for a battle between the gambling industry and critics who are concerned about easy access to fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in betting shops.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    British govt suggests sharp cut on amount gamblers can bet through machines

    The maximum stake allowed on gambling machines found in British betting shops could be cut from 100 pounds to as little as 2 pounds, the government said on Tuesday, dealing a blow to bookmakers. Following ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    UK finance minister blocks gambling curbs - Daily Mail

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  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Online improvement drives William Hill revenue higher

    An improved performance from its online business helped British bookmaker William Hill Plc (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) to post a rise in first-half revenue, sending its shares up sharply. William Hill, which in March named a new chief executive and a finance boss, said revenue rose 3 percent to 837 million pounds ($1.1 billion) in the first half of the year and also nudged up its interim dividend by 4 percent. For William Hill, a stronger online business marks a clear recovery from a year ago when it fired its previous chief executive for not making enough progress in the sector.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    UK's Ladbrokes sees more savings from Coral deal

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  • Reuters - UK Focus7 months ago

    BUZZ-William Hill: hits 1-yr low on Investec downgrade

    ** William Hill -4 pct at lowest level in a year ** Investec downgrades stock to "sell" from "hold", cites credit betting ban in Australia, a change in revenue mix in Australia and ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus7 months ago

    BUZZ-UK bookmakers: Hung parliament may extend regulatory overhang

    ** UK gambling companies William Hill, Ladbrokes down 2 pct as hung parliament could cause regulatory uncertainty to linger over sector, analysts write ** Gambling companies have been bracing for regulatory ...

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