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William Hill

Current Price 253.50p Bid 250.40p Ask 295.00p Change 7.24%
Last Updated: 20/08/2018 06:25. 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 26/12/2017

Turnover
£1,711.10m
Operating Profit
£-43.70m
Dividend Yield
5.15
Dividend Per Share
13.20
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-26.42

Key Personnel

Philip Hedley Bowcock
Chief Executive Officer
Ruth Catherine Prior
Chief Financial Officer
Roger William Devlin
Non-Executive Chairman
Mark David Brooker
Non-Executive Director
Sir Roy Alan Gardner
Non-Executive Director
Georgina Harvey
Non-Executive Director
David Soutar Lowden
Non-Executive Director
Robin James Terrell
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
WMH
ISIN
GB0031698896
Shares in Issue
860,606,025
Market cap
£2,205.73m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
16.67%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
50.00%
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
272.70p
Bid Price
250.40p
Ask Price
295.00p
Volume
0
Change Today
18.40p
% Change Today
7.24%
Open
256.30p
Previous Close
254.30p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
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 - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 13 Aug 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Aug 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 08:40 FTSE manages strong finish to a mixed week 03 Aug 2018 | 16:41 Weak sterling lifts FTSE 100 as RBS resumes dividends 03 Aug 2018 | 11:54 UK stocks open 0.5% higher as RBS breaks dividend drought 03 Aug 2018 | 09:09 William Hill sinks to loss due to UK regulatory crackdown 03 Aug 2018 | 07:41 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 27 Jul 2018 | 08:00 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 18 Jun 2018 | 16:25 FTSE rises as sterling retreats 17 May 2018 | 12:02 FTSE 100 makes muted start after mixed global performance 17 May 2018 | 08:36 William Hill forecasts £100m profit reduction after government review 17 May 2018 | 08:02 FTSE falls flat but bookmakers soar 14 May 2018 | 16:39 Oil price reverse weighs on FTSE 08 May 2018 | 11:55 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 08 May 2018 | 10:40 Miners lift FTSE 08 May 2018 | 09:06 William Hill delivers mixed trading update 08 May 2018 | 07:11 High US treasury yields put global equities under pressure 24 Apr 2018 | 16:52 FTSE boosted by surging oil prices and subdued sterling 24 Apr 2018 | 11:53 William Hill confirms new chairman appointment 03 Apr 2018 | 07:19 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 27 Mar 2018 | 08:50 FTSE drops on interest rate concerns and stronger sterling 19 Mar 2018 | 16:43 FTSE falls on US interest rate jitters 19 Mar 2018 | 11:53 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 14 Mar 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 12 Mar 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Mar 2018 | 08:40 FTSE falls on stronger sterling 23 Feb 2018 | 17:00 FTSE falls as RBS results get frosty reception 23 Feb 2018 | 11:58 William Hill swings to loss on Australia write-down 23 Feb 2018 | 08:32 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 22 Jan 2018 | 12:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
190.5
212.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,577.3
1,805.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
200.8
133.2
Total Non-Current Assets
1,968.6
2,151.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
72.9
72.7
Cash & Receivables
317.0
215.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3.5
3.5
Total Assets
2,362.0
2,442.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
477.9
410.1
Long Term Liabilities
821.4
807.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,299.3
1,217.2

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,062.7
1,225.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
88.7
88.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
473.4
628.9
Share Premium Account
689.4
689.3
Other Equity
-188.8
-181.4
Total Equity
1,062.7
1,225.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
290.1
265.9
Cashflow Before Financing
211.8
80.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
103.7
-73.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
26 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
1,711.1
1,603.8
Cost of Sales
432.0
382.2
Gross Profit
1,279.1
1,221.6
Operating Profit
-43.7
225.6
Pre-Tax Profit
-74.6
181.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
-83.2
164.5

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

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