William Hill (LON:WMH) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group

Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a report released on Monday, February 4th. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a GBX 230 ($3.01) price target on the gambling company’s stock. Jefferies Financial Group’s target price points to a potential upside of 25.37% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on WMH. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of William Hill in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. Peel Hunt upgraded William Hill to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. Canaccord Genuity cut their price target on William Hill from GBX 260 ($3.40) to GBX 250 ($3.27) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley upgraded William Hill to an “overweight” rating and raised their price target for the company from GBX 290 ($3.79) to GBX 340 ($4.44) in a report on Wednesday, October 31st. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.66) price target on shares of William Hill in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 274.50 ($3.59).

WMH traded down GBX 4.10 ($0.05) during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 183.45 ($2.40). The company had a trading volume of 7,170,725 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,380,000. William Hill has a 1 year low of GBX 239.10 ($3.12) and a 1 year high of GBX 345 ($4.51).

William Hill Company Profile

William Hill plc provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Retail, Online, US, US Expansion, and Other segments. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer sports betting services on football, horseracing, and other sports, as well as gaming on machines.

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