Keywords Studios (KWS)

Sector:

Leisure Products

Index:

FTSE AIM 50

1,368.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -27.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,992.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,275.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 78.82m
  • Volume: 321,690
  • Market Cap: £1,078.22m
  • Beta: 1.67

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 0.2% 0.0%
Div Cover 47.9 36.3
Op Mrgn 10.4% 14.6%
ROCE 51.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 14.0 14.0
PEG 0.5 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.8 1.3
Pr/Book 2.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 34.9% -0.0%
PBT 41.7% 48.1%
EPS 27.2% -1.0%
DPS 10.2% -2.4%

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¢ 27.3 0.6 +46% 1.81¢ 0.1%
31-Dec-19 326.46 17.37 48.78¢ 35.6 5.1 +7% 0.68¢ 0.0%
31-Dec-20 373.54 32.49 60.93¢ 54.4 2.2 +25% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-21 512.20 47.98 89.24¢ 38.2 0.8 +46% 2.15¢ 0.1%
31-Dec-22 690.72 67.98 113.50¢ 27.8 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-23 800.88 116.70 97.48p 14.0 n/a -1% 2.68p 0.0%
31-Dec-24 895.92 131.78 108.04p 12.7 1.2 +11% 3.06p 0.0%
31-Dec-25 982.58 145.43 118.61p 11.5 1.2 +10% 2.89p 0.0%

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KWS Company Announcements

Issue of Shares 16-Nov-2023 09:37 RNS
Block listing return 13-Nov-2023 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 08-Nov-2023 07:00 RNS

Latest KWS Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
06-Nov-23 Buy Don Robert 1,387.00p 4,849 £67,255.63
17-Oct-23 Buy Bertrand Bodson 1,316.00p 3,799 £49,994.84
18-Sep-23 Transfer From Jon Hauck 0.000p 410 £0.00

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

KWS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,368.00p
Change Today -27.00p
% Change -1.94 %
52 Week High 2,992.00
52 Week Low 1,275.00
Volume 321,690
Shares Issued 78.82m
Market Cap £1,078.22m
Beta 1.67

KWS Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.14% below the market average90.14% below the market average90.14% below the market average90.14% below the market average90.14% 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
70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average
Income
95.74% below the market average95.74% below the market average95.74% below the market average95.74% below the market average95.74% 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
73.86% above the market average73.86% above the market average73.86% above the market average73.86% above the market average73.86% 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 7
Buy 6
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 14
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 30-Nov-2023

Time Volume / Share Price
16:47 6,534 @ 1,368.00p
16:47 6,534 @ 1,368.00p
16:45 1,538 @ 1,368.00p
16:35 161,649 @ 1,368.00p
16:35 355 @ 1,368.00p

KWS Key Personnel

CEO Bertrand Bodson
CFO Robert Kingston

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