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William Hill

Current Price 333.24p Bid 331.00p Ask 331.10p Change -0.93%
Last Updated: 22/02/2018 22:54. 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 16,000 people. Founded in 1934, it is the one of the UK's largest bookmakers with around 2,350 licensed betting offices that provide betting opportunities on a wide range of sporting and non-sporting events, gaming on machines and numbers-based products including lotteries. The Group's Online business (www.williamhill.com) is one of the world's leading online betting and gaming businesses, providing customers with the opportunity to access William Hill's products online, through their smartphone or tablet, by telephone and by text services. William Hill US was established in June 2012 and provides land-based and mobile sports betting services in Nevada, and is the exclusive risk manager for the State of Delaware's sports lottery. William Hill Australia is one of the largest online betting businesses in Australia after the Group acquired Sportingbet and tomwaterhouse.com in 2013. It offers sports betting products online, by telephone and via mobile devices.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2016

Turnover
£1,603.80m
Operating Profit
£225.60m
Dividend Yield
3.79
Dividend Per Share
12.50
Dividend Cover
1.49
P/E Ratio
17.68

Key Personnel

Philip Hedley Bowcock
Chief Executive Officer
Ruth Catherine Prior
Chief Financial Officer
Gareth Davis
Non-Executive Chairman
Roger William Devlin
Non-Executive Chairman
Mark David Brooker
Non-Executive Director
John Patrick O`Reilly
Non-Executive Director
Robin James Terrell
Non-Executive Director
Sir Roy Alan Gardner
Non-Executive Director
Georgina Harvey
Non-Executive Director
David Soutar Lowden
Non-Executive Director
Imelda Mary Walsh
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
WMH
ISIN
GB0031698896
Shares in Issue
858,825,616
Market cap
£2,870.20m

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
18.18%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
72.73%
Sell
 
9.09%
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
331.10p
Bid Price
331.00p
Ask Price
331.10p
Volume
4617720
Change Today
-3.10p
% Change Today
-0.93%
Open
332.90p
Previous Close
331.10p
Intraday High
336.20p
Intraday Low
329.30p
52 Week High
345.00p
52 Week Low
239.10p
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 MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 22 Jan 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 17 Jan 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 16 Jan 2018 | 13:10 William Hill ups guidance; reviews Australia unit 15 Jan 2018 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 12 Jan 2018 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 10 Jan 2018 | 10:30 William Hill appoints Roger Devlin as chairman designate 20 Dec 2017 | 07:16 FTSE falls as insurers struggle 07 Dec 2017 | 16:50 FTSE flat as pound claws back losses 07 Dec 2017 | 11:51 William Hill and Scientific Games agree on NYX 07 Dec 2017 | 07:26 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 04 Dec 2017 | 17:00 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 28 Nov 2017 | 11:00 William Hill EBT purchases shares 27 Nov 2017 | 14:15 Weaker housebuilders halt FTSE's advance 24 Nov 2017 | 16:57 FTSE flat on weak utilities 24 Nov 2017 | 11:56 William Hill confirms talks with Crown Resorts 24 Nov 2017 | 08:43 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 20 Nov 2017 | 10:50 William HIill says performance in line as revenue rises 20 Nov 2017 | 07:08 Broker Forecast - Bank of America Merrill Lynch issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Nov 2017 | 10:30 FTSE rises as BP beats expectations 31 Oct 2017 | 11:51 Broker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 20 Oct 2017 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 04 Oct 2017 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 04 Aug 2017 | 10:50 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 03 Aug 2017 | 14:20 FTSE fails to gain momentum as miners struggle 02 Aug 2017 | 11:59 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 02 Aug 2017 | 09:30 FTSE 100 falls as commodity and oil prices decline 02 Aug 2017 | 09:18 William Hill reports strong UK online and retail growth 02 Aug 2017 | 07:30 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 17 Jul 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 12 Jul 2017 | 08:10

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
212.5
210.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,805.3
1,732.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
133.2
60.9
Total Non-Current Assets
2,151.0
2,003.8
Inventory
0.0
0.1
Trade & Receivables
72.7
56.2
Cash & Receivables
215.5
282.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3.5
4.5
Total Assets
2,442.7
2,346.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
410.1
663.2
Long Term Liabilities
807.1
467.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,217.2
1,130.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Net Assets
1,225.5
1,215.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Share Capital
88.7
88.4
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
628.9
591.0
Share Premium Account
689.3
686.6
Other Equity
-181.4
-150.2
Total Equity
1,225.5
1,215.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
265.9
300.9
Cashflow Before Financing
80.9
218.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-73.7
61.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2015
Turnover
1,603.8
1,590.9
Cost of Sales
382.2
377.9
Gross Profit
1,221.6
1,213.0
Operating Profit
225.6
22.3
Pre-Tax Profit
181.3
184.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
164.5
189.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H1 Dividend
23 Oct 2014
05 Dec 2014
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2014
06 Jun 2014
H1 Dividend
23 Oct 2013
06 Dec 2013
H2 Dividend
13 Mar 2013
07 Jun 2013
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