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Current Price 166.35p Bid 166.35p Ask 166.50p Change -1.29%
Last Updated: 10/12/2019 14:30. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

William Hill plc is one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, employing around 15,500 people. Founded in 1934 and listed on the London Stock Exchange, it aims to provide gamblers with a fun and safe gambling experience, and has set the ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling. The majority of its £1.6bn annual revenues are still derived from the UK, where it has a national presence of licensed betting offices and one of the leading online betting and gaming services. William Hill Online has operations in Italy and Spain and serves online customers throughout the world from its headquarters in Gibraltar. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada, which is now the largest sports betting business in the US. It currently operates 126 race and sports books in Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi, West Virginia and Iowa, is the exclusive risk manager for the sports lotteries in Delaware and is the exclusive partner to IGT to provide sports betting services to the lottery in Rhode Island. It also has licensed operations in The Bahamas and St. Kitts. William Hill PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of both the FTSE 250 and FTSE4Good Indices.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 26/12/2018

Turnover
£1,621.30m
Operating Profit
£-687.90m
Dividend Yield
6.12
Dividend Per Share
12.00
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-2.05

Key Personnel

Rolf Ulrik Bengtsson
Chief Executive
Ruth Catherine Prior
Chief Financial Officer
Roger William Devlin
Non-Executive Chairman
Mark David Brooker
Non-Executive Director
Jane Carolyn Hanson
Non-Executive Director
Georgina Harvey
Non-Executive Director
Robin James Terrell
Non-Executive Director
Lynne Marie Weedall
Non-Executive Director
Gordon Alexander Wilson
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
WMH
ISIN
GB0031698896
Shares in Issue
874,146,045
Market cap
£1,486.05m
Sector

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
55.56%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
44.44%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
166.43p
Bid Price
166.35p
Ask Price
166.50p
Volume
1144347
Change Today
-2.17p
% Change Today
-1.29%
Open
168.00p
Previous Close
168.60p
Intraday High
169.00p
Intraday Low
164.65p
52 Week High
206.80p
52 Week Low
128.45p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

William Hill Intra-day Chart

William Hill News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Stifel issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 03 Dec 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 28 Nov 2019 | 14:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 27 Nov 2019 | 13:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 27 Nov 2019 | 13:20 William Hill posts strong US revenues as it remodels UK business 21 Nov 2019 | 08:14 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 28 Oct 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 11 Oct 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Oct 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 10 Sep 2019 | 10:00 William Hill announces digital chief to replace current CEO 05 Sep 2019 | 08:22 Cocktail of risks sours FTSE 100 performance 09 Aug 2019 | 16:45 FTSE gathers some ground after GDP-inspired fall for the pound 09 Aug 2019 | 12:08 UK stocks open down 0.2% as Italian coalition government teeters 09 Aug 2019 | 09:02 William Hill posts first-half loss as UK regulatory betting cap bites 09 Aug 2019 | 07:20 FTSE closes flat with US markets closed 04 Jul 2019 | 16:43 FTSE remains unchanged as investors wait 04 Jul 2019 | 11:58 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 02 Jul 2019 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Stifel issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 28 Jun 2019 | 13:10 FTSE falls flat after Eurozone growth numbers 15 May 2019 | 11:57 Stocks slide amid fears over the fate of US-China trade talks 09 May 2019 | 16:36 William Hill issues £350m of corporate bonds 01 May 2019 | 13:35 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 12 Mar 2019 | 11:10 UK stocks open 0.6% higher as pound pares gains 01 Mar 2019 | 09:09 William Hill swings to deep annual loss on new regulations, subdued high street 01 Mar 2019 | 07:36 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 04 Feb 2019 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 04 Feb 2019 | 09:50 FTSE flat as sterling remains volatile 21 Jan 2019 | 16:50 Markets struggle for direction amid latest twists on trade and Brexit 21 Jan 2019 | 12:13 UK stocks open 0.2% stronger; pound under pressure 21 Jan 2019 | 08:50 William Hill sees annual earnings at around midpoint of guidance range 21 Jan 2019 | 07:09

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
149.8
190.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
686.1
1,577.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
101.9
200.8
Total Non-Current Assets
937.8
1,968.6
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
61.7
72.9
Cash & Receivables
510.5
317.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1.7
3.5
Total Assets
1,511.7
2,362.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
429.3
477.9
Long Term Liabilities
783.5
821.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,212.8
1,299.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Net Assets
298.9
1,062.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Share Capital
88.7
88.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-378.5
473.4
Share Premium Account
689.4
689.4
Other Equity
-100.7
-188.8
Total Equity
298.9
1,062.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
198.1
290.1
Cashflow Before Financing
281.9
211.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
192.6
103.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,621.3
1,711.1
Cost of Sales
385.6
432.0
Gross Profit
1,235.7
1,279.1
Operating Profit
-687.9
-43.7
Pre-Tax Profit
-721.9
-74.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
-712.3
-83.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
24 Oct 2019
28 Nov 2019
H2 Dividend
25 Apr 2019
06 Jun 2019
H1 Dividend
25 Oct 2018
28 Nov 2018
H2 Dividend
26 Apr 2018
07 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
26 Oct 2017
30 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
27 Apr 2017
08 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
20 Oct 2016
02 Dec 2016
H2 Dividend
28 Apr 2016
03 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
22 Oct 2015
04 Dec 2015
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2015
05 Jun 2015
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