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William Hill

Current Price 268.20p Bid 268.00p Ask 268.50p Change -0.37%
Last Updated: 01/12/2020 00:17. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

UK bookmaker William Hill was founded in 1934, and now has a chain of nearly 1,600 betting shops. The bookie operates in all sports including football, greyhound races and horses and is said to be the biggest telephone betting group in the world.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£1,581.70m
Operating Profit/Loss
£12.00m
Dividend yield (%)
1.40
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
3.96
P/E Ratio
17.60

Key Personnel

Mr Roger Devlin
Chairman
Mr Ulrik Bengtsson
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Simon Callander
Company Secretary
Mr Matthew Ashley
Executive Director
Mr Gordon Wilson
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Mark Brooker
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Robin Terrell
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Jane Hanson
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Lynne Weedall
Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
WMH
ISIN
GB0031698896
Shares in Issue
1,049.50m
Market cap
£2,815.40m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
100.00%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
268.20p
Bid Price
268.00p
Ask Price
268.50p
Volume
6,068,178
Change Today
-1.00p
% Change Today
-0.37%
Open
268.20p
Previous Close
268.20p
Intraday High
269.00p
Intraday Low
268.20p
52 Week High
312.20p
52 Week Low
36.70p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,581.70
1,621.30
Operating Profit/Loss
12.00
-690.80
Net Interest
-50.50
-34.00
Pre-Tax Profit
-37.60
-721.90
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
-27.00
-716.10
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
3.80
Profit/Loss for the Year
-27.00
-712.30
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
-26.90
-712.30
Minority Interests
-0.10
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
12.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
Basic
-3.10p
-83.60p
Diluted
-3.10p
-83.60p
Adjusted
10.70p
21.10p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
12.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
265.00
149.80
Intangible Assets
1,095.90
686.10
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
24.90
44.70
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
101.80
57.20
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
45.00
61.70
Cash at Bank & In Hand
459.40
510.50
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
12.50
1.70
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
2,004.50
1,511.70

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
240.70
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
541.50
429.30
Total Current Liabilities
782.20
429.30
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
819.20
719.70
Provisions
82.90
63.80
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
902.10
783.50
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,684.30
1,212.80

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
320.20
298.90

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
90.00
88.70
Share Premium Account
709.90
689.40
Other Reserves
-103.70
-100.70
Retained Earnings
-383.30
-378.50
Shareholders Funds
312.90
298.90
Minority Interests/Other Equity
7.30
n/a
Total Equity
320.20
298.90

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
24 Oct 2019
28 Nov 2019
2.66p
Final
25 Apr 2019
06 Jun 2019
7.74p
Interim
25 Oct 2018
28 Nov 2018
4.26p
Final
26 Apr 2018
07 Jun 2018
8.94p
Interim
26 Oct 2017
30 Nov 2017
4.26p
Final
27 Apr 2017
08 Jun 2017
8.40p
Interim
20 Oct 2016
02 Dec 2016
4.10p
Interim
22 Oct 2015
04 Dec 2015
4.10p
2nd Interim
10 Mar 2010
01 Apr 2010
5.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2019
Dividend growth
-77.50%
-9.09%
Dividend yield
1.40%
7.70%
Dividend cover
3.96
1.72
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