WMH.L - William Hill plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
296.10
+2.70 (+0.92%)
At close: 4:50PM BST
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Previous close293.40
Open293.00
Bid0.00 x 50500
Ask329.50 x 126000
Day's range288.10 - 300.00
52-week range239.10 - 345.00
Volume7,171,959
Avg. volume7,531,415
Market cap2.544B
Beta-0.03
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-9.70
Earnings date24 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
Forward dividend & yield0.13 (3.99%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-26
1y target est338.13
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  • Reuters - UK Focus12 days ago

    Mary, Alice and Victoria are bookies' favourites for UK royal baby name

    Mary, Alice and Victoria are the favourites for the name of Britain's Prince William and wife Kate's next baby according to bookmaker William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) , as the birth of Britain's fifth in line to the throne nears. The baby will take his or her place in the line of succession after grandfather Prince Charles, father William and elder siblings George and Charlotte. Kate is widely expected to go into labour this month, just a few weeks before the marriage of William's brother Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle on May 19.

  • Bloomberg13 days ago

    William Hill CEO’s 9% Raise Slammed by ISS Advisory Group

    A 9.1 percent pay increase for new William Hill Plc Chief Executive Officer Philip Bowcock threatens to spark a shareholder rebellion at the U.K. bookmaking group.

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  • William Hill exits Australia with $244 million CrownBet sale
    Reuters2 months ago

    William Hill exits Australia with $244 million CrownBet sale

    While Australia is the world's second-largest regulated sports betting market, bookmakers have come under pressure from a ban on them offering or extending credit to customers. William Hill, which expanded in Australia through acquisitions in 2013, took a charge of more than 238 million pounds ($332 million) on its operations in 2017, pushing it to its first pretax loss in three years. The retreat from Australia could raise further questions about William Hill's future after it missed out on a round of consolidation in its home market.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    William Hill exits Australia with $244 mln CrownBet sale

    British bookmaker William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) drew a line under a costly bet on Australia on Tuesday with the sale of its business there to CrownBet for A$314 million ($244 million). While Australia is the world's second-largest regulated sports betting market, bookmakers have come under pressure from a ban on them offering or extending credit to customers. William Hill, which expanded in Australia through acquisitions in 2013, took a charge of more than 238 million pounds ($332 million) on its operations in 2017, pushing it to its first pretax loss in three years.

  • William Hill ponders Australia exit after charges put it in red
    Reuters2 months ago

    William Hill ponders Australia exit after charges put it in red

    William Hill, which has around 284,000 customers in Australia, said a strategic review of the business would conclude by the middle of the year. The Australian business made up 7 percent of annual revenue and near 6 percent of adjusted operating profit for William Hill in 2017. A retreat from Australia would raise further questions about the future of William Hill which has missed out on a round of consolidation in its home British market.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    William Hill ponders Australia exit after charges put it in red

    British bookmaker William Hill could pull out of Australia after booking exceptional charges on operations there and suffering its first pretax loss in three years. William Hill, which has around 284,000 customers in Australia, said a strategic review of the business would conclude by the middle of the year.

  • William Hill fined £6.2m over money laundering and problem gambling failures
    Sky News2 months ago

    William Hill fined £6.2m over money laundering and problem gambling failures

    William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) has been fined £6.2m by regulators over money laundering and problem gambling failures. It is the second biggest penalty ever levied by the Gambling Commission and the largest in relation to money laundering. The regulator said 10 customers were allowed to deposit large sums of money linked to criminal offences.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    UK bookmaker William Hill fined for money laundering failures

    British bookmaker William Hill will pay 6.2 million pounds ($8.7 million) as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations, the Gambling Commission said on Tuesday. Failure in the company's checks meant that 10 customers deposited large sums linked to criminal offences, resulting in gains for William Hill of around 1.2 million pounds, it said. "This was a systemic failing at William Hill which went on for nearly two years and today's penalty package – which could exceed 6.2 million pounds - reflects the seriousness of the breaches," the Commission said.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    UK bookmaker William Hill fined for money laundering failures

    British bookmaker William Hill will pay 6.2 million pounds ($8.7 million) as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations, the Gambling Commission said on Tuesday. Failure in the company's checks meant that 10 customers deposited large sums linked to criminal offences, resulting in gains for William Hill of around 1.2 million pounds, it said. "This was a systemic failing at William Hill which went on for nearly two years and today's penalty package – which could exceed 6.2 million pounds - reflects the seriousness of the breaches," the Commission said.

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  • Online bookies rapped for 'unfair' promotions that trap players' cash
    Sky News3 months ago

    Online bookies rapped for 'unfair' promotions that trap players' cash

    Ladbrokes (Amsterdam: LB6.AS - news) , William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) and the operator of Titanbet have been criticised for "unfair" online promotions that allegedly cost punters millions of pounds. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has investigated the gambling companies over concerns that customers could be made to play for longer than planned before being able to withdraw their own money. Following its inquiry, the bookmakers have "formally committed to change the way they offer bonus promotions to ensure players can always access and release their own money".

  • Reuters3 months ago

    British bookmaker shares plunge on report of looming low stake limit

    The bookmakers said the limit, if confirmed, would result in job losses and shop closures, while campaigners urged the government to hold its nerve. The government said in October it would reduce the maximum stake on in-shop fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) to between 2 and 50 pounds from 100 to help tackle problem gambling after a consultation ending on Tuesday. William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral, which have the biggest presence on the high street, were dismayed.

  • Reuters3 months 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 Focus3 months 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.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    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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  • Reuters5 months ago

    Australia's CrownBet won't oppose Tabcorp's Tatts takeover

    Tabcorp's offer for the lottery owner was cleared by an Australian tribunal earlier this month and CrownBet has agreed not to apply for judicial review of the tribunal's decision, the company said in a statement. Under an agreement with CrownBet, Tabcorp said it will supply a digital stream of horseracing channels SKY 1 and SKY 2 to CrownBet for the personal use of its Australian wagering customers on their mobile and PC devices. CrownBet, majority-owned by casino giant Crown Resorts (CWN.AX), earlier this year began legal proceedings over the authorisation of the Tatts takeover by the Australian Competition Tribunal.

  • Exclusive - Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet
    Reuters5 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.

  • Crown Resorts Says It's in Talks on Online Betting Service Stake
    Bloomberg5 months ago

    Crown Resorts Says It's in Talks on Online Betting Service Stake

    Crown Resorts Ltd. said it’s in talks regarding its stake in an online betting service after a report that William Hill Plc held discussions on a potential deal.

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