Keywords Studios (KWS)

Sector:

Leisure Products

Index:

FTSE AIM 50

2,686.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -36.00p
  • 52 Week High: 3,302.00
  • 52 Week Low: 2,326.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 76.28m
  • Volume: 118,931
  • Market Cap: £2,048.77m

Keywords Studios acquires video game art studio AMC

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Wednesday 27 Oct 2021

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Video games services provider Keywords Studios has acquired video game art creation studio AMC for €2.8m.
Keywords said on Thursday that the acquisition added "significant talent and experience" to its art service line and also established its presence in Eastern Europe and brought opportunities for other service lines the firm has operating in the region.

The AIM-listed firm highlighted that AMC, based in Bucharest, Romania, had "grown strongly" over the last two years, recording revenues and adjusted underlying earnings of €2.3m and €500,000 in 2020, respectively.

Under the terms of the acquisition, Keywords will pay an initial cash consideration of €2.0m for AMC, and the equivalent of €800,000 in new ordinary shares.

Joint interim chief executive Jon Hauck said: "We are excited by the expertise and experience that AMC will bring to our art service line and by the growth opportunities for the service line as well as for Keywords' wider business in the region.

"The studio's excellent track record and reputation for high quality work for over 12 years is extremely impressive. We are looking forward to helping AMC to grow further as part of the Group and to being able to offer AMC's high quality work to our client base."

As of 1140 BST, Keywords shares were down 0.59% at 2,795.44p.

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KWS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 2,686.00p
Change Today -36.00p
% Change -1.32 %
52 Week High 3,302.00
52 Week Low 2,326.00
Volume 118,931
Shares Issued 76.28m
Market Cap £2,048.77m

KWS Star Ratings

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Value
98.72% below the market average98.72% below the market average98.72% below the market average98.72% below the market average98.72% below the market average
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Price Trend
59.15% above the market average59.15% above the market average59.15% above the market average59.15% above the market average59.15% above the market average
23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average
Income
97.65% below the market average97.65% below the market average97.65% below the market average97.65% below the market average97.65% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Growth
87.80% above the market average87.80% above the market average87.80% above the market average87.80% above the market average87.80% above the market average
7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average

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Neutral 2
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KWS Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Interim
Ex-Div 07-Oct-21 03-Oct-19
Paid 29-Oct-21 25-Oct-19
Amount 0.70p 0.58p

Trades for 18-Jan-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 155 @ 2,686.00p
16:35 30,227 @ 2,686.00p
16:29 4 @ 2,692.00p
16:29 6 @ 2,692.00p
16:29 70 @ 2,694.00p

KWS Key Personnel

CFO Jon Hauck
CEO Bertrand Bodson

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