William Hill PLC (WMH.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£3,137.85|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||876.74|
LONDON, Oct 23 - British bookmaker Ladbrokes said it was on track to meet financial targets for the year after reporting a 94-percent jump in operating profits in the third quarter, relieving the pressure on Chief Executive Richard Glynn.
* Sees 2014 operating profit at top end of forecast range (Adds shares, analyst comment)
LONDON, Oct 21 - Leading British bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped it enjoy a strong third quarter.
* Q3 group net revenue up 23 percent and operating profit up 89 percent
Sept 24 - Latest odds on Ryder Cup performance from British bookmaker William Hill:
LONDON, Sept 16 - Polls say the outcome of the Scottish independence vote is too close to call but gambling company Betfair is already paying out more than 100,000 pounds ($162,000) to customers who backed a "No" vote.
LONDON, Sept 12 - Arsenal's new striker Danny Welbeck will have a point to prove when he makes his debut against Manchester City on Saturday after being replaced by Radamel Falcao at Manchester United
LONDON - Ladbrokes said it had a strong World Cup, laying the foundations for a better second half after disruption caused by switching its online operations to a new platform caused first-half operating profit to fall by a third.
LONDON, Aug 1 - Leading British bookmaker William Hill said the soccer World Cup had boosted revenues in the first half of the year, with growing numbers of its customers betting on matches online.
LONDON, Aug 1 - William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, said betting on the soccer World Cup this year had increased by 80 percent from the last time the tournament was played.