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WMH - William Hill Share Price

131p -4.5  -3.3%

Last Trade - 4:40pm

Consumer Cyclicals
Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.42bn
Enterprise Value £2.03bn
Revenue £1.58bn
Position in Universe 326th / 1819
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52w High -34.5%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
1,609 1,591 1,604 1,593 1,621 1,582 1,237 1,531 -0.3%
+5.4 -16.6 -15.5 +45.3 -7.6 -58.0
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the 26 weeks ended 30 June 2020, William Hill plc revenues decreased 32% to £554.4M. Net income totaled £116.8M vs. loss of £62M. Revenues reflect Retail segment decrease of 62% to £146.9M. Net Income reflects Retail segment income totaling £135.8M vs. loss of £54.4M, Corporate Costs segment loss decrease of 25% to £24.5M. Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items increased from -£0.07 to £0.13.
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Profile Summary

William Hill PLC is a betting and gaming company. The Company operates through three business divisions: Online, Retail and William Hill US. Online business division provides online betting and gaming services to customers in the United Kingdom (UK), Southern Europe and the Nordics. Through the Retail business division, it operates licensed betting offices (LBOs). It operates on-course betting shops at approximately 36 racecourses across the UK. Retail also includes self-service betting terminals (SSBTs), which offers approximately 19 sports to bet on, including in-play. William Hill US business division includes its sports betting business in the United States (US) and operates across nine states: Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia in addition to Washington DC.

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 1,049,338,847
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Frequently Asked Questions for William Hill
What is the William Hill share price?

As of 4:40pm, shares in William Hill are trading at 131p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.42bn. 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 131p and the price has moved by -7.67% 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 9.02% 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 4 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 1 "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 1.96% 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 1.96%. 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 1.96%.

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 131p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.42bn.

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 131p. At that level they are trading at 24.38% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 173.23.

Analysts covering William Hill currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -0.02474 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 -3.44%. At the current price of 131p, shares in William Hill are trading at -4.53% 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 11.94. The shares are currently trading at 131p.

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:

Georgina Harvey - NID
Imelda Walsh - NID
Luke Thomas - SEC
Philip Bowcock - CEO
Robin Terrell - NID
Mark Brooker - NID
Ruth Prior - CFO
Roger Devlin - CHM
Gordon Wilson - NID
Lynne Weedall - NID
Jane Hanson - NID
Ulrik Bengtsson - CEO
Adrian Marsh - CFO
Matthew Ashley - CFO
Simon Callander - GCN
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: 4.98% (52.3m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.49% (47.2m shares)
Done Brothers (Cash Betting), Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 4.3% (45.1m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.26% (44.8m shares)
Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.21% (44.2m shares)
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