PTEC.L - Playtech plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
775.20
-1.80 (-0.23%)
At close: 5:06PM BST
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Previous close777.00
Open774.00
Bid0.00 x 168100
Ask855.00 x 101400
Day's range768.00 - 779.60
52-week range670.00 - 1,018.70
Volume1,508,324
Avg. volume1,992,624
Market cap2.44B
Beta0.78
PE ratio (TTM)8.99
EPS (TTM)86.20
Earnings date23 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.32 (4.15%)
Ex-dividend date2018-05-03
1y target est11.66
  • The Wall Street Journalyesterday

    [$$] European Equities Market Talk Roundup

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  • Reuterslast month

    Playtech gets Italian gaming regulator approval for Snaitech deal

    Playtech, which develops platforms for online casino and online poker, had in April agreed to buy a 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech for 291 million euros ($359.2 million) in cash. After that, Playtech will have to make a takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech.

  • Reuterslast month

    Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears

    Critics of the machines, often dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling, had also written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging the government to cut the stake to 2 pounds. The decision deals a blow to companies such as William Hill (WMH.L) and GVC (GVC.L) who had argued that the terminals were a major source of income for high-street betting shops which are struggling to stay afloat as younger gamblers move online, putting jobs at risk. Gambling companies -- most of which run internet as well as high street businesses -- face a two-way squeeze as the government plans to increase Remote Gaming Duty on online gambling to offset the loss of income from the cut in the stake.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears

    Britain will cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to just two pounds after the government opted to try to tackle problem gambling and rejected claims that such a big reduction could cost thousands of jobs. Critics of the machines, often dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling, had also written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging the government to cut the stake to 2 pounds. The decision deals a blow to companies such as William Hill (Frankfurt: 633847 - news) and GVC who had argued that the terminals were a major source of income for high-street betting shops which are struggling to stay afloat as younger gamblers move online, putting jobs at risk.

  • Reuterslast month

    Playtech eyes more acquisitions after Snaitech deal

    Playtech, which makes software that powers thousands of fixed-odds betting terminals across the UK, said in April it agreed to buy a 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech for 291 million euros (255 million pounds) in cash, in a move to source most of its revenue from regulated markets. "In addition to the Snaitech acquisition, we continue to explore further M&A opportunities with complementary businesses in the B2B Gaming division," the company said, ahead of its annual general meeting on Wednesday. For Playtech, the Italian deal comes in the backdrop of sweeping regulatory changes in its UK home market, where lawmakers have hinted at drastic cuts on top stake limits in gambling machines.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    British bookmakers odds on to unlock U.S sports after legal ruling

    GVC Holdings (Frankfurt: 6GI.F - news) , Britain's largest gambling firm, expects to grow significantly in the United (Shenzhen: 000925.SZ - news) States after the Supreme Court paved the way to legalise sports betting. The U.S. court overturned a 1992 federal law had effectively prohibited sports gambling except in Nevada and, to a limited extent, Delaware, Montana and Oregon. GVC joined other British-based firms, whose margins are being hit by tighter regulations and higher taxation in the UK, in welcoming Monday's verdict.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-British bookies: surge on potential unlocking of U.S. sports betting market

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  • Reuters2 months ago

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    LIVE MARKETS-Time to relax about Italian banks' bad loans

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Mid-session update: Cautiously cautious

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Buying a collapse in the "economic surprise index" rarely goes wrong

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  • Reuters2 months ago

    UK's Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    UK's Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Trade wars: "There will be winners and losers"

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  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    European stocks drop as Syria tensions keep traders on edge

    European stocks fall for a second straight session on Thursday, with concerns over a potential military conflict in Syria keeping investors from making any big bets on the equity markets.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Dealmaking supports European shares as Syria worries weigh; relief for Sulzer

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Opening snapshot: European shares tepid

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  • Reuters2 months ago

    UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 12

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  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Proposed Acquisition of Snaitech S.p.A by Playtech plc for €846m Funded by Cash and New Debt

    The Board of Playtech plc ("Playtech" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Playtech has reached an agreement with certain shareholders of Snaitech S.p.A ("Snaitech") to acquire an approximately 70.6 per cent. of the issued share capital of Snaitech (the "Initial Acquisition"). Upon completion of the Initial Acquisition, Playtech will be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for all the remaining shares in Snaitech (the "Mandatory Takeover Offer" and together with the Initial Acquisition, the "Transaction"). Completion of the Initial Acquisition is subject to certain regulatory and shareholder approvals and is expected to occur in Q3 2018, with the overall Transaction expected to complete in Q4 2018.

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