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WMH - William Hill Share Price

133.55p -5.5  -4.0%

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Consumer Cyclicals
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Market Cap £1.22bn
Enterprise Value £1.82bn
Revenue £1.58bn
Position in Universe 344th / 1825
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, William Hill plc revenues decreased 2% to £1.58B. Net loss before extraordinary items decreased 96% to £26.9M. Revenues reflect Retail segment decrease of 20% to £717M, Other segment decrease from £200K to £0K, United Kingdom segment decrease of 13% to £1.2B, Retail Sales- Retail Sales decrease of 17% to £91.5M. Lower net loss reflects US Expansion segment loss decrease of 21% to £26.1M.
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Profile Summary

William Hill PLC is a gambling company. The Company's segments include Retail, Online, US, Australia and Other. The Retail segment consists of all activities undertaken in licensed betting offices (LBOs), including gaming machines. The Online segment consists of all online and telephone activity outside of Australia, including sports betting, casino, poker sites and other gaming products along with telephone betting services. The US segment consists of all activities undertaken in the United States. The Australia segment consists of online and telephone sports betting in Australia. Its Other activities include on-course betting and greyhound stadia operations. The Company has a network of approximately 2,370 licensed betting shops across the country. It offers betting on a range of sporting and other events over-the-counter or through self-service betting terminals, and casino-style games on its gaming machines.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated May 8, 2001
Public Since June 20, 2002
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 14,838
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Hotels & Entertainment Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Consumer Services , FTSE All Share Travel & Leisure , FTSE 350 Higher Yield , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Travel & Leisure , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 874,277,578
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Upcoming Events for WMH
Thursday 6th August, 2020
Half Year 2020 William Hill PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 11th November, 2020
William Hill PLC Trading Statement Release
Frequently Asked Questions for William Hill
What is the William Hill share price?

As of 4:35pm, shares in William Hill are trading at 133.55p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.22bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the William Hill share price performed this year?

Shares in William Hill are currently trading at 133.55p and the price has moved by 4.27% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the William Hill price has moved by 21.41% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for William Hill?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for William Hill, there are there are currently 5 "buy" , 9 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for William Hill is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will William Hill next release its financial results?

William Hill is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the William Hill dividend yield?

The William Hill dividend yield is 1.91% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does William Hill pay a dividend?

Last year, William Hill paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.91%. Looking ahead, William Hill has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does William Hill next pay dividends?

William Hill has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on William Hill shares is currently 1.91%.

How do I buy William Hill shares?

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What is the market cap of William Hill?

Shares in William Hill are currently trading at 133.55p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.22bn.

Where are William Hill shares listed? Where are William Hill shares listed?

Here are the trading details for William Hill:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: WMH
What kind of share is William Hill?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, William Hill is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a William Hill share price forecast 2020?

Shares in William Hill are currently priced at 133.55p. At that level they are trading at 20.96% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 168.97.

Analysts covering William Hill currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.07275 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the William Hill share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like William Hill. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -7.5%. At the current price of 133.55p, shares in William Hill are trading at -11.1% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the William Hill PE Ratio?

The William Hill PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 12.25. The shares are currently trading at 133.55p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of William Hill?

William Hill's management team is headed by:

Mark Brooker - NID
Gordon Wilson - NID
Roger Devlin - CHM
Jane Hanson - NID
Lynne Weedall - NID
Ulrik Bengtsson - CEO
Matthew Ashley - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of William Hill?

Here are the top five shareholders of William Hill based on the size of their shareholding:

Société Générale Securities Services S.A. Research Firm
Percentage owned: 5.98% (52.3m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.39% (47.2m shares)
Done Brothers (Cash Betting), Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 5.16% (45.1m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.12% (44.8m shares)
Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.06% (44.2m shares)
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