WMH.L - William Hill plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
182.25
-5.60 (-2.98%)
At close: 4:38PM GMT
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Previous close187.85
Open187.40
Bid181.70 x 0
Ask181.95 x 0
Day's range181.55 - 187.41
52-week range128.45 - 206.80
Volume3,426,714
Avg. volume3,311,200
Market cap1.697B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.55
PE ratio (TTM)65.09
EPS (TTM)2.80
Earnings date26 Feb 2020
Forward dividend & yield0.10 (5.52%)
Ex-dividend date24 Oct 2019
1y target est264.08
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    CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Bookmaker William Hill's revenue lifted by U.S. push, online demand

    British bookmaker William Hill on Thursday posted slightly higher revenue in the fourth months since its first-half results, benefiting from higher online gambling demand and its aggressive expansion in the United States. The company is focusing on its online business in light of new rules, which cut the maximum stake allowed to 2 pounds from 100 pounds on high-speed slot machines. William Hill has also closed about 700 shops and is stepping up its push in the U.S.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    CORRECTED-William Hill posts higher revenue, boosted by U.S. push, online demand

    British bookmaker William Hill on Thursday reported a slight rise in revenue for the 17-week period since its first-half results, benefiting from more demand for online gambling and its aggressive expansion in the United States. The company, which has shut about a third of its betting shops and jobs in Britain, reiterated its full-year expectations and posted a 60% jump in net revenue from the United States, for the 17 weeks ended Oct. 29.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    UPDATE 2-Primark owner, oil majors push FTSE higher

    Gains for oil majors and miners pushed London's FTSE 100 into the black on Tuesday, buoyed by hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China, while Primark owner Associated British Foods jumped 6% after strong results. The FTSE 100 advanced 0.3%, after having touched a one-month high earlier in the session, while the mid-cap index was 0.2% higher.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    UPDATE 1-Shares in British gambling firms hit by plan to overhaul online casinos

    Shares in British gambling companies tumbled on Monday after a cross-party group of lawmakers called for a raft of measures to overhaul online casinos and protect vulnerable people. The lawmakers called for limiting maximum stakes in online betting, similar to rules for high-speed slot machines where bets are restricted to 2 pounds, and banning the use of credit cards to gamble online. The recommendations included calling for treatment of gambling addiction to be offered under the state-run National Health Service (NHS).

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    UPDATE 1-British blue-chips trail Europe as Brexit deal hopes lift pound

    London's exporter-laden FTSE 100 lagged its European peers on Wednesday, as sterling gained on a report that the EU was ready to make a "major concession" on the Brexit divorce deal, while Just Eat helped the index hold on to slim gains. The blue-chip index, whose components make two-thirds of their earnings abroad, was slightly off the day's highs but was still up 0.1% by 0858 GMT, while the FTSE 250 was down 0.1%. Just Eat climbed 2% to top the FTSE 100 leader-board, after its Dutch rival Takeaway.com reported a surge in quarterly orders.

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    UPDATE 2-Ladbrokes-owner GVC raises profit forecast again as U.S. offers bigger bets.

    GVC, owner of British gambling firm Ladbrokes, raised its annual core earnings forecast for the second time in three months as a joint venture cashed in on a booming online sports betting market in the United States. Isle of Man-based GVC, which has a joint-venture with U.S. hotel and casino operator MGM Resorts International, said it had seen a good start to its BetMGM mobile app launched in September in New Jersey.

  • Reuters

    NBA and William Hill strike sports betting deal

    As part of the partnership, the London-based bookmaker will be allowed to use the league's official game data and logos across its sports betting products, the NBA and William Hill said in a joint release. Financial terms of the partnership, which is the NBA's fourth authorized sports betting operator deal in the United States, were not disclosed.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    NBA-NBA and William Hill strike sports betting deal

    The National Basketball Association (NBA) and William Hill Plc announced on Wednesday an agreement that will make the bookmaker an official sports betting partner of the league in the United States. As part of the partnership, the London-based bookmaker will be allowed to use the league's official game data and logos across its sports betting products, the NBA and William Hill said in a joint release.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Welcome to the Shocktober fest!

    * European stocks at lowest in over 1 month as gloom over economy deepens * STOXX 600 down 2.7%, worst drop since December 2018 * WTO decision on US aircraft subsidy retaliation exacerbates trade war fears * U.S. markets firmly in the red after European close Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. The STOXX 600 is done 2.7 percent, its biggest loss since December 2018 and is back to where it was at the end of August. "Macro is the game-changer", Stéphane Barbier de la Serre, a strategist at Makor Capital, said, making the point that Tuesday's gloomy U.S. manufacturing data had been a harsh reality call for arguably complacent investors.

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    LIVE MARKETS-October-phobia: it's all in your head!

    * European stocks hit one-month lows as gloom over economy deepens * STOXX 600 down 1.9%, set for worst two-day drop since early August * Trade-sensitive miners fall 3%, industrials down 1.8%, cars -1.7% * Flutter rallies on tie-up with Canadian rival * WTO decision on US aircraft subsidy retaliation rights due at 1400 GMT Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net OCTOBER-PHOBIA: IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD! (1344 GMT) For those superstitious traders who believe October is somewhat cursed, the first two trading days of the month sure validated their October-phobia after the shock contraction in U.S. manufacturing rattled markets with a handsome volatility burst.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Guess who's back? Volatility surges to month high

    * European stocks hit one-month lows as gloom over economy deepens * STOXX 600 down 1.5%, set for worst two-day drop since early August * Trade-sensitive miners fall 3%, industrials down 1.8%, cars -1.7% * Flutter rallies on tie-up with Canadian rival * WTO decision on US aircraft subsidy retaliation rights due at 1400 GM Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Both the VIX and Europe's V2TX are back to areas not seen since early September/end of August as you can see below. The two markets are in rare correlation this morning, although stocks are bearing the brunt of the selling, with the pan European STOXX 600 and the euro-zone benchmark both set for their worst day since Aug. 14 for a second day in a row.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Double whammy: bonds and stocks both fall

    * European stocks hit one-month lows as gloom over economy deepens * STOXX 600 down 1.4%, set for worst two-day drop since early August * Trade-sensitive miners fall 2.6%, industrials down 1.7%, cars -1.4% * Flutter rallies on tie-up with Canadian rival * WTO decision on US aircraft subsidy retaliation rights due at 1400 GM Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. The two markets are in rare correlation this morning, although stocks are bearing the brunt of the selling, with the pan European STOXX 600 and the euro-zone benchmark both set for their worst day since Aug. 14 for a second day in a row. It's a double whammy in Europe because investors are worried the ECB has less firepower to shore up the euro-zone economy after its largesse in September and the decision to cut interest rates deeper into negative territory.

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    LIVE MARKETS-Saying goodbye to rotation into value

    * European stocks hit one-month lows as gloom over economy deepens * STOXX 600 down 1.4%, set for worst two-day drop since early August * Trade-sensitive miners fall 2.6%, industrials down 1.7%, cars -1.4% * Flutter rallies on tie-up with Canadian rival * WTO decision on US aircraft subsidy retaliation rights due at 1400 GM Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net SAYING GOODBYE TO ROTATION INTO VALUE (0956 GMT) The gloom over a global manufacturing slowdown is creating an unpleasant mood as October kicks off with pessimism over the economic outlook and the unpredictable trade talks is leading some to doubt that the rotation into cyclical and value that shaped price action in September has more to go.

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    UPDATE 2-UK shares in tailspin as global woes deepen, Brexit angst lingers

    London's FTSE 100 index endured its worst day since January 2016 on Wednesday as an overhang from weak U.S. manufacturing data rekindled global growth worries and cast a shadow over markets, while investors scrambled for more clarity as Brexit looms. The FTSE 100 plunged 3.2% to its lowest level in more than a month and the domestically-focused FTSE 250 dropped just shy of 2%, close to a one-month low. "The declines now appear to be accelerating on rising concern that the ongoing deterioration in the manufacturing numbers will at some point start to manifest itself in the much larger services sector," CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said.

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    LIVE MARKETS-Opening snapshot: global gloom knocks Europe

    * European stocks hit one-week lows as gloom over economy deepens * Trade sensitive miners, cars fall more than 1% * Flutter rallies 12% on tie-up with Canadian rival Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net OPENING SNAPSHOT: GLOBAL GLOOM KNOCKS EUROPE (0738 GMT) Renewed worries about a global manufacturing slowdown triggered by decade-low factory data from the United States have pushed European stocks to one-week lows in early deals, adding to the market's worst day in nearly two months yesterday.

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