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KWS - Keywords Studios Share Price

2464p 34.0  1.4%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.83bn
Enterprise Value £1.77bn
Revenue £319.7m
Position in Universe 325th / 1813
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
58.0 96.6 151.4 250.8 326.5 373.5 482.8 547.2 +45.2%
+18.1 +49.2 +20.1 +85.6 -32.6 +33.6 +203.6 +13.9
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, KeywordsStudios PLC revenues increased 14% to EUR373.5M. Net incomeincreased from EUR10M to EUR21.6M. Revenues reflectEngineering segment increase of 21% to EUR80M, Art creationsegment increase of 31% to EUR57.3M, Ireland segmentincrease of 26% to EUR149.2M, United Kingdom segmentincrease of 36% to EUR56.9M.
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Profile Summary

Keywords Studios Plc is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. The Company's Art creation service line creates graphical art assets for video games and operates marketing services business. Game Development service line provides external development services to game developers and publishers. Audio service line provides multi language voice-over, original language voice recording, music, sound design and accessibility. Functional Testing line provides assurance including the discovery and documentation of game defects; and testing to ensure games are compatible with the various hardware devices. Localization service line provides translation of in-game text, audio scripts, cultural and local adaptation, packaging and marketing materials. Localization Testing service line identifies out of context translations, truncations, overlaps, spelling, grammar, agerating and cultural issues. It also provides technology-enabled asset management solutions.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated May 29, 2013
Public Since July 12, 2013
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 8,353
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 75,435,702
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Frequently Asked Questions for Keywords Studios
What is the Keywords Studios share price?

As of 4:36pm, shares in Keywords Studios are trading at 2464p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.83bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Keywords Studios share price performed this year?

Shares in Keywords Studios are currently trading at 2464p and the price has moved by 31.92% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Keywords Studios price has moved by 14.6% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Keywords Studios?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Keywords Studios, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Keywords Studios is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Keywords Studios next release its financial results?

Keywords Studios is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Keywords Studios dividend yield?

Keywords Studios does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Keywords Studios pay a dividend?

Keywords Studios does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Keywords Studios next pay dividends?

Keywords Studios does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Keywords Studios shares?

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What is the market cap of Keywords Studios?

Shares in Keywords Studios are currently trading at 2464p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.83bn.

Where are Keywords Studios shares listed? Where are Keywords Studios shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Keywords Studios:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: KWS
What kind of share is Keywords Studios?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Keywords Studios is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Keywords Studios share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Keywords Studios are currently priced at 2464p. At that level they are trading at 27.03% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 3,376.73.

Analysts covering Keywords Studios currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.754 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Keywords Studios share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Keywords Studios. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -21.19%. At the current price of 2464p, shares in Keywords Studios are trading at -2.25% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Keywords Studios PE Ratio?

The Keywords Studios PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 0.114k. The shares are currently trading at 2464p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Keywords Studios?

Keywords Studios's management team is headed by:

Ross Graham - NEC
David Reeves - NID
Giorgio Guastalla - NED
Georges Fornay - NID
Charlotta Ginman-Jones - NID
Jon Hauck - CCE
Sonia Sedler - CCE
Who are the major shareholders of Keywords Studios?

Here are the top five shareholders of Keywords Studios based on the size of their shareholding:

Franklin Equity Group Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.08% (5.34m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.67% (5.03m shares)
Liontrust Investment Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.98% (3.76m shares)
Octopus Investments Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.83% (3.64m shares)
American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.45% (3.36m shares)
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