Keywords Studios (KWS)

Sector:

Leisure Products

Index:

FTSE AIM 50

1,659.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      41.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,992.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,275.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 78.97m
  • Volume: 61,634
  • Market Cap: £1,310.17m

KWS Overview

Keywords Studios plc is an Ireland-based company, which is engaged in providing technical and creative solutions for the video games and entertainment industries. The Company operates through three segments: Create, Globalize and Engage. Create segment’s services range from creation of concept art, two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) asset production and animation to full and co-development of games across all platforms, porting and remastering and consulting services.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 0.1% 0.0%
Div Cover 47.9 46.6
Op Mrgn 10.4% 14.8%
ROCE 51.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.1 17.8
PEG 0.6 n/a
Pr/Revenue 2.2 1.7
Pr/Book 2.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 34.9% -2.4%
PBT 41.7% 47.1%
EPS 27.2% -1.1%
DPS 10.2% -25.7%

KWS Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ( m) Pre-tax ( m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-18 250.81 22.09 45.50¢ 27.5 0.6 +46% 1.81¢ 0.1%
31-Dec-19 326.46 17.37 48.78¢ 35.9 5.1 +7% 0.68¢ 0.0%
31-Dec-20 373.54 32.49 60.93¢ 54.9 2.2 +25% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-21 512.20 47.98 89.24¢ 38.6 0.8 +46% 2.15¢ 0.1%
31-Dec-22 690.72 67.98 113.50¢ 28.1 1.0 +27% 2.37¢ 0.1%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

KWS Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-23 788.34 116.98 95.94p 17.3 n/a -1% 2.06p 0.0%
31-Dec-24 903.72 134.81 104.50p 15.9 1.8 +9% 2.36p 0.0%
31-Dec-25 990.91 147.62 114.18p 14.5 1.6 +9% 2.59p 0.0%

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KWS Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 06-Feb-2024 07:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Feb-2024 07:00 RNS
Full Year Trading Update 25-Jan-2024 07:00 RNS

Latest KWS Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
05-Feb-24 Buy Don Robert 1,631.00p 3,400 £55,454.00

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Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

KWS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,659.00p
Change Today 41.00p
% Change 2.53 %
52 Week High 2,992.00p
52 Week Low 1,275.00p
Volume 61,634
Shares Issued 78.97m
Market Cap £1,310.17m

KWS Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
93.26% below the market average93.26% below the market average93.26% below the market average93.26% below the market average93.26% 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
Price Trend
22.84% below the market average22.84% below the market average22.84% below the market average22.84% below the market average22.84% below the market average
9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average
Income
97.13% below the market average97.13% below the market average97.13% below the market average97.13% below the market average97.13% 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
75.20% above the market average75.20% above the market average75.20% above the market average75.20% above the market average75.20% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 7
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
buy
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KWS Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 05-Oct-23 01-Jun-23
Paid 27-Oct-23 30-Jun-23
Amount 0.85p 1.60p

Trades for 22-Feb-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 17,395 @ 1,659.00p
16:35 232 @ 1,659.00p
16:35 166 @ 1,659.00p
16:35 197 @ 1,659.00p
16:35 125 @ 1,659.00p

KWS Key Personnel

CEO Bertrand Bodson
CFO Robert Kingston

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