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317.00 GBp
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320.80 GBp
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08/1/13 - 494.60 GBp
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12.89 GBp
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william hill plc (WMH) Details

William Hill PLC provides sports betting and gaming services in the United Kingdom. It operates in Retail, Online, Telephone, US, Australia, and Other segments. The company operates various licensed betting offices that provide a range of betting and gaming services, including horse racing, greyhound racing, and football betting, as well as electronic gaming, primarily roulette and slots. It also operates, an online betting and gaming business that offers customers with various products consisting of sports betting, casino, poker, bingo, and financial betting products. In addition, the company provides telephone betting services, such as bet in-play betting and live race commentary services, as well as on-course betting and greyhound stadia operations. William Hill PLC offers online and telephone sports betting under the Centrebet, Sportingbet, and brands. The company owns and operates 2,390 licensed betting shops. William Hill PLC was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

17,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1934

william hill plc (WMH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Group Director of Operations...
Total Annual Compensation: 650.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 380.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

william hill plc (WMH) Key Developments

William Hill plc Proposes Final Dividend, Payable on June 6, 2014; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fifty Two Weeks Ended December 31, 2013; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

The Board of William Hill plc has proposed a final dividend of 7.9 pence per share compared to 7.2 pence per share paid last year, an increase of 12%, giving a full year dividend of 11.6 pence per share compared to 10.4 pence per share after rights issue adjustment. It is payable on June 6, 2014, the ex-dividend date is April 30, 2014 and the record date is May 2, 2014. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the fifty two weeks ended December 31, 2013. For the period, the company reported net revenue of £1,486 million, operating profit of £335.0 million and profit before tax of £257.0 million compared to net revenue of £1,276.9 million, operating profit of £330.6 million and profit before tax of £257.0 million over the same period last year. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £211.2 million or 24.7 pence per diluted share against £189.8 million or 24.7 pence per diluted share over the same period last year. Net cash from operating activities was £267.6 million against £294.3 million over the same period last year. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £49.6 million against £45.8 million over the same period last year. Adjusted basic earnings per share were 28.8 pence against 27.2 pence over the same period last year. Capex was £84.6 million compared to £66.3 million a year ago. Profit before interest and tax was £303.0 million against £311.1 million a year ago. Net debt for covenant purposes stood at £796 million at December 31, 2013 compared to £339 million a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the year 2014. For the period, the company expected capital expenditure of GBP 90 million with further increases in Online and Australia, offset by a reduction in retail. Looking ahead to 2014, The company expects the effective income statement tax rate to be around 17% and the effective cash tax rate to be 18%.

William Hill plc Appointments Sir Roy Gardner as Independent Non-Executive Director, with Effect from 3 March 2014

William Hill plc announced the appointment of Sir Roy Gardner as an independent Non-executive Director, with effect from 3 March 2014. He will serve as a member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration, Nomination and Corporate Responsibility Committees, and will take over as Senior Independent Non-executive Director when David Edmonds retires from the Board at the 2014 Annual General Meeting. Sir Roy Gardner has extensive corporate experience, first in executive roles in the utility, telecommunications and defence sectors and then latterly as a non-executive director on a wide range of companies. In his last executive role, he was Group Chief Executive of Centrica plc from 1997 to 2006 having taken the reins following its demerger from British Gas and was responsible for growing the UK-centric gas supplier into a major multi-national energy business. After stepping down from Centrica in 2006, Sir Roy was appointed Chairman of Compass Group plc, the global food services and catering group, where he served until February 2014. He is currently Chairman of EnServe Group Ltd. and of Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd, and a non-executive director of Willis Group Holdings plc. In addition, he has a number of interests outside the corporate sector as Visiting Fellow of Oxford University, Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse Group, Chairman of the Government's Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network and Chairman of the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College.

William Hill plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 28, 2014

William Hill plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 28, 2014


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