WMH.L - William Hill plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
278.00
+1.10 (+0.40%)
At close: 5:02PM GMT
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Previous close276.90
Open276.50
Bid0.00 x 50500
Ask298.80 x 126000
Day's range273.30 - 280.60
52-week range239.10 - 312.80
Volume4,022,103
Avg. volume3,363,405
Market cap2.382B
Beta-0.17
PE ratio (TTM)14.87
EPS (TTM)18.70
Earnings date24 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
Forward dividend & yield0.16 (5.18%)
Ex-dividend date2017-10-26
1y target est289.94
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  • Reuters3 days ago

    William Hill says on track to deliver 2017 expectations

    LONDON (Reuters) - British bookmaker William Hill plc (WMH.L) said its retail net revenue rose 3 percent in the 17 weeks to Oct. 24, keeping it on track to meet its expectations for the year. The company ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 days ago

    William Hill says on track to deliver 2017 expectations

    British bookmaker William Hill plc said its retail net revenue rose 3 percent in the 17 weeks to Oct. 24, keeping it on track to meet its expectations for the year. The company on Monday said online net ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    BUZZ-VIEW FROM THE BUYSIDE: Aviva Investors shorting autos, gambling and retail stocks

    ** Aviva Investors is shorting the autos sector, as well as companies exposed to disruption at the hands of Amazon ** Speaking at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit, the firm's global head of ...

  • Associated Press9 days ago

    Sports betting isn't legal, but firms are jockeying already

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered.

  • Reuters - UK Focus22 days 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 Focus23 days 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 Focus4 months ago

    UK finance minister blocks gambling curbs - Daily Mail

    British finance minister Philip Hammond has blocked government attempts to curb high-stakes gambling machines commonly found in betting shops in order to preserve tax revenues, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Saturday (Shenzhen: 002291.SZ - news) . Britain's ministry for culture, media and sports, which regulates the gambling industry, launched a consultation in October into the maximum wagers that should be allowed on gambling machines, including those known as fixed-odds betting terminals. The Daily Mail cited a government source as saying Britain's finance ministry feared this would be "financially crippling" for tax revenues, and separately said Hammond had acted to ensure a clampdown on maximum gambling stakes was shelved.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 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 Focus4 months ago

    UK's Ladbrokes sees more savings from Coral deal

    Britain's largest bookmaker Ladbrokes (Amsterdam: LB6.AS - news) Coral Group said it expected to find higher savings from last year's merger and reported a small increase in first-half group net revenue. The group, created by the merger of Ladbrokes and Gala Coral last year, increased its guidance for annual savings from the deal to 150 million pounds ($197 million) from 100 million pounds. Ladbrokes said first-half total operating profit is expected to be within the range of 153.3 to 158.3 million pounds and that it remained on course to meet expectations for the full year results.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 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 Focus5 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 ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus7 months ago

    Online improvement helps William Hill make positive start to year

    British bookmaker William Hill Plc (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) , which in March named a new chief executive and finance head, on Tuesday reported a 16 percent rise in online net revenue for the 17 weeks to April 25 after product improvements helped it to attract more customers. Group total net revenue was up 9 percent, with the strongest increase coming from Australia. Steady growth in online comes as a welcome respite for the company which has been struggling to keep pace with rivals in that part of the business.

  • Reuters - UK Focus7 months ago

    Bookmakers William Hill says made a positive start to 2017

    British bookmaker William Hill Plc , which in March named a new chief executive and finance head, on Tuesday reported a 16 percent rise in online net revenue for the 17 weeks to April 25 after product ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus8 months ago

    William Hill picks new CFO as boss Bowcock builds his team

    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.

  • Reuters - UK Focus8 months ago

    Bookmaker William Hill names Ruth Prior as CFO

    British bookmaker William Hill PLC named Ruth Prior as its new chief financial officer on Thursday. Prior will join the company from Worldpay where she is currently chief operating officer and was previously ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus8 months ago

    Ladbrokes Coral defends betting terminals ahead of govt review

    British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group defended betting terminals on Tuesday as speculation of a government crackdown on the profitable gambling machines sent its shares lower despite a 22 percent jump in annual operating profit. The company, created when Ladbrokes (Amsterdam: LB6.AS - news) joined forces with Coral in a $3.4 billion merger last year, said operating profit rose to 264 million pounds ($333 million), helped by growth in its digital and European retail businesses. Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in the company were down 1.7 percent at 133p by 1015 GMT, with attention shifting to a government review of fixed-odds betting terminals due by the end of May.

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 months ago

    William Hill says in final straight in search for CEO

    British bookmaker William Hill Plc (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) said it was set to name a new chief executive shortly and expected a stronger performance in 2017 after operating profit fell by 10 percent last year. The betting chain has been without a permanent chief executive since losing patience with James Henderson last July because he was failing to deliver enough growth in online and international gambling. The Financial Times reported this week that interim CEO Philip Bowcock was poised to be confirmed in the role.

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