PTEC.L - Playtech plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
534.80
+13.80 (+2.65%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous Close521.00
Open521.80
Bid517.40 x 168100
Ask650.00 x 101400
Day's Range517.40 - 535.60
52 Week Range487.60 - 1,003.00
Volume1,680,777
Avg. Volume2,918,150
Market Cap1.683B
Beta0.87
PE Ratio (TTM)6.15
EPS (TTM)86.90
Earnings DateAug 23, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.32 (6.05%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-03
1y Target Est8.60
  • Financial Times10 days ago

    [$$] Stocks to watch: Indivior, Micro Focus, ITV, Playtech, Lagardère

    , the maker of opioid addiction treatments, hit a two-year low after withdrawing full-year revenue and earnings guidance. It cited a faster than expected loss of market share and pricing power to generics for Suboxone, its lead drug, and “friction” on distribution and reimbursement hindering the launch for its next-generation monthly injectable Sublocade. Indivior said sales of Sublocade this year were likely to be $25m to $50m, against a previous internal target of $100m.

  • Bloomberg10 days ago

    A Mystery Investor Sold Playtech Stake Before Profit Warning

    An unidentified investor sold a stake worth approximately $160 million in Playtech Plc about two weeks before the U.K. software company reported a profit warning that sent the stock tumbling, people familiar with the matter said. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s trading desk began to market the stake on June 14, the people said, asking not to be named as the details aren’t public. A June 19 filing showed that Morgan Stanley had reduced its stake in Playtech from 5 percent to below 3 percent.

  • Reuters19 days ago

    Playtech warns on revenue; shares plunge

    Shares of the company fell to 552 pence, lowest in more than four years, on the London Stock Exchange. Playtech said pricing environment in Asia in the first half ended June 30 had been particularly aggressive due to newer players. Investec analysts said they estimated a more than 25 percent drop in Playtech's first-half average daily revenue in Asia.

  • Reuters19 days ago

    European shares fall as trade worries, German politics bite

    European shares opened lower on Monday as on-going worries about the U.S. trade policies and concerns about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition weighed on sentiment. The pan-European STOXX 600 was down about 1.2 percent by 0730 GMT in line with Germany's trade-sensitive DAX. In London, the FTSE 100 was down 1.1 percent and British gambling technology company Playtech posted the worst performance, losing over 20 percent after it disappointed investors with a trading update.

  • Is Playtech plc’s (LON:PTEC) Liquidity Good Enough?
    Simply Wall St.29 days ago

    Is Playtech plc’s (LON:PTEC) Liquidity Good Enough?

    Small and large cap stocks are widely popular for a variety of reasons, however, mid-cap companies such as Playtech plc (LON:PTEC), with a market cap of UK£2.41b, often get neglectedRead More...

  • The Wall Street Journallast month

    [$$] European Equities Market Talk Roundup

    The brokerage raises the stock’s target price to 106 euros from 100 euros and says DSM could place itself firmly “at the intersection of industrial biotechnology and nutrition” in the long-term. Jefferies says that catalysts to DSM’s investment thesis are the ability to successfully exit joint ventures, improving volumes in the Human Nutrition division, integrating recent acquisitions and validating the industrial biotech platform. Shares in Royal DSM are down 0.5% at EUR88.80.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Playtech gets Italian gaming regulator approval for Snaitech deal

    Playtech, which develops platforms for online casino and online poker, had in April agreed to buy a 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech for 291 million euros ($359.2 million) in cash. After that, Playtech will have to make a takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears

    Critics of the machines, often dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling, had also written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging the government to cut the stake to 2 pounds. The decision deals a blow to companies such as William Hill (WMH.L) and GVC (GVC.L) who had argued that the terminals were a major source of income for high-street betting shops which are struggling to stay afloat as younger gamblers move online, putting jobs at risk. Gambling companies -- most of which run internet as well as high street businesses -- face a two-way squeeze as the government plans to increase Remote Gaming Duty on online gambling to offset the loss of income from the cut in the stake.

  • Is Playtech plc (LON:PTEC) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Is Playtech plc (LON:PTEC) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?

    Dividends play a key role in compounding returns over time and can form a large part of our portfolio return. Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC) has returned to shareholders over the pastRead More...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Playtech eyes more acquisitions after Snaitech deal

    Playtech, which makes software that powers thousands of fixed-odds betting terminals across the UK, said in April it agreed to buy a 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech for 291 million euros (255 million pounds) in cash, in a move to source most of its revenue from regulated markets. "In addition to the Snaitech acquisition, we continue to explore further M&A opportunities with complementary businesses in the B2B Gaming division," the company said, ahead of its annual general meeting on Wednesday. For Playtech, the Italian deal comes in the backdrop of sweeping regulatory changes in its UK home market, where lawmakers have hinted at drastic cuts on top stake limits in gambling machines.

  • Five Best iGaming Companies to Invest In
    Insider Monkey3 months ago

    Five Best iGaming Companies to Invest In

    Why should you consider investing in an iGaming company and what are the best igaming companies to invest in? The advancement of technology has helped many industries to move from the physical world into the digital. Banks are enhancing their online banking experience. Retail has long been disrupted by the ascension of eCommerce, as people […]

  • Moody's3 months ago

    SNAITECH S.p.A. -- Moody's reviews Snaitech for upgrade following Playtech acquisition announcement

    Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today placed the ratings of SNAITECH S.p.A. ("Snaitech", or "the company") on review for upgrade, including its B2 Corporate Family ...

  • Reuters3 months ago

    European shares rise as Syria standoff worries recede

    By Danilo Masoni and Julien Ponthus MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday alongside a relief rally across global markets after U.S. President Trump signalled that military strikes in ...

  • Reuters3 months ago

    UK's Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    UK's Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Playtech buys 70.6 percent stake in Snaitech in regulated market play

    Playtech would be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for the remaining stake in Snaitech on completion of the 70.6 percent stake purchase, it said on Thursday. Including Snaitech's debt, after it makes the mandatory takeover offer, the enterprise value of the company would be 846 million euros ($1.05 billion), Playtech said. The stake buy, agreed with certain shareholders in the Italian company, would mean 78 percent of revenue for the enlarged group would come from regulated markets.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 12

    (Adds company news items, futures) April 12 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 18 points lower at 7,239 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.15 percent ...