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William Hill

Current Price 182.45p Bid 181.50p Ask 181.65p Change -0.27%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 02:40. 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 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 £1.7bn 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 26/12/2017

Turnover
£1,711.10m
Operating Profit
£-43.70m
Dividend Yield
7.25
Dividend Per Share
13.20
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-18.76

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
860,612,657
Market cap
£1,566.32m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
22.22%
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
181.50p
Bid Price
181.50p
Ask Price
181.65p
Volume
6805855
Change Today
-0.50p
% Change Today
-0.27%
Open
181.50p
Previous Close
181.50p
Intraday High
185.75p
Intraday Low
180.15p
52 Week High
345.00p
52 Week Low
180.50p
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 07 Nov 2018 | 08:50 FTSE falls on strong sterling and weak mining sector 06 Nov 2018 | 16:49 Markets remain jittery ahead of midterm results 06 Nov 2018 | 12:04 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 06 Nov 2018 | 09:50 William Hill warns on profit amid high street slump, adverse win rates 06 Nov 2018 | 07:33 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 05 Nov 2018 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 05 Nov 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 02 Nov 2018 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 01 Nov 2018 | 09:20 FTSE 100 joins global recovery amid potential trade war breakthrough 31 Oct 2018 | 16:53 FTSE maintains momentum with robust US open expected 31 Oct 2018 | 11:57 UK stocks open 1.6% stronger; capping volatile October 31 Oct 2018 | 09:02 William Hill acquires Swedish online gambling group Mr Green for around £242m 31 Oct 2018 | 07:50 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 30 Oct 2018 | 12:00 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 19 Oct 2018 | 16:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 16 Oct 2018 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 12 Oct 2018 | 10:20 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 12 Sep 2018 | 11:05 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Sep 2018 | 14:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on William Hill PLC 07 Sep 2018 | 14:20 Fresh promise of Brexit breakthrough hits FTSE 05 Sep 2018 | 16:40 Director Deals - William Hill PLC (WMH) 05 Sep 2018 | 16:10 FTSE down with markets in risk off mode 05 Sep 2018 | 12:21 UK stocks open 0.4% lower as trade tensions simmer 05 Sep 2018 | 09:04 William Hill forms US gambling partnership with Eldorado Resorts 05 Sep 2018 | 07:08 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

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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