King Digital Entertainment PLC Company Profile (NYSE:KING)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: $19.00 (5.56% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
11/10/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2015WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$12.72 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2015Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$18.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/4/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/4/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Sector Perform$15.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/4/2015Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/16/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/14/2015Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperform$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/14/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$20.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/15/2015Bank of America Corp.Set Price TargetHold$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/13/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/13/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/13/2014Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$28.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
5/12/2016        
2/11/2016Q4$0.39$0.38$461.35 million$461.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.38$0.45$455.46 million$479.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/13/2015Q215$0.43$0.49$489.94 million$500.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/14/2015Q115$0.53$0.61$565.20 million$569.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015Q414$0.47$0.57$519.23 million$545.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.47$0.45$495.30 million$514.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/12/2014Q214$0.50$0.52$455.50 million$593.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014Q1$0.57$0.41$205.90 million$606.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/17/2015special$0.943/2/20153/4/20153/24/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/12/2014$0.479/26/20149/30/201410/22/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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07/26/16 05:04 PMThe Pokémon Are Coming! - State College News
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07/22/16 04:48 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - TGP
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07/20/16 02:57 PMPokemon GO, Nintendo And Peter Lynch - Forbes
07/20/16 02:57 PMNotable Earnings to Watch: Targa Resources, Inc. (NYSE:TRGP), King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING ... - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 10:54 AMKing Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 08:52 AMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 08:27 AMEuro 2016 Soccer Surprises Give Boost to Sportingbet Owner GVC - Bloomberg
07/13/16 07:47 AMConsensus Target and Stock Rating Report: King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 07:47 AMKing Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
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07/09/16 08:13 AMWere Analysts Bearish King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) This Week? - Engelwood Daily
07/09/16 08:13 AMKing Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 07:45 AMWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 04:54 PMDriving The Strategic Agenda: The CFO's Road Ahead
07/06/16 05:03 PMCan King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/01/16 04:52 PMSell-Side Recommendation & Price Target Projections on King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - Telanagana Press
07/01/16 07:40 AMKing Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 04:45 PMKing Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 09:44 AM'IoT industry needs to focus on demand rather than need' - Future of Wireless conference - Cambridge Network
06/24/16 04:50 PM24/06/16 IoT industry needs to focus on demand rather than need concludes Future of Wireless International Conference - Cambridge Wireless (press release)
06/24/16 04:50 PMHow Many King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - Engelwood Daily
06/23/16 05:11 PMTencent Seals Deal to Buy 'Clash of Clans' Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion - Wall Street Journal
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06/22/16 02:54 PMDeal Set for ''Clash of Clans'' -- WSJ - Nasdaq
06/22/16 02:54 PMMizuho Building Up San Francisco Tech Practice - Wall Street Journal (blog)
06/22/16 09:30 AMTencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion
06/21/16 04:32 PMTencent leads $8.6bn deal for clash of clans studio - Moneyweb.co.za
06/21/16 09:21 AMCongo Franc Hits New Low Against Dollar on Parallel Market - Bloomberg
06/21/16 09:21 AMChina's Tencent Buys Control of Clash of Clans Maker for $8.6 Billion - Bloomberg
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06/17/16 07:34 AMActivision Blizzard's First In-House TV Series to Air on Netflix - Wall Street Journal
06/16/16 09:07 AMDerby County owner Mel Morris and Hollywood star Jack O'Connell will receive University of Derby honorary degrees - Derby Telegraph
06/15/16 04:50 PMChina's Tencent Nears Deal for 'Clash of Clans' Maker Supercell - Wall Street Journal
05/31/16 08:15 AMShare Rating Focus on King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - HNN - Share Rating Focus on King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING)HNNPresently, Wall Street analysts have given a consensus stock rating of N/A on shares of King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING). Covering analysts will typically provide Buy, Sell, or Hold recommendations based on extensive research. This consensus ...and more »
05/26/16 01:23 PMBAME Power List Targets Diversity Deficit at Top of Business - The list also has heavyweight backing from PWC, LinkedIn, Unilever, Barclays, Slaughter and May, the Bank of England, King Digital Entertainment PLC and Babcock International. Critics might question why people from a BAME background need to be specifically ...
05/22/16 01:05 PMMarvel's Luke Cage season 1 will see a lot of lives lost, according to Mike Colter - GamesRadar (blog) - GamesRadar (blog)Marvel's Luke Cage season 1 will see a lot of lives lost, according to Mike ColterGamesRadar (blog)The next Marvel series to hit Netflix arrives in four months. Luke Cage already debuted in Jessica Jones, so we know a little about him personally, but as for his standalone show? We're being kept curiously in the dark. Sure, we've had that killer ...and more »
05/18/16 12:12 PMFirst shots of Idris Elba as The Dark Tower's Gunslinger - GamesRadar (blog) - GamesRadar (blog)First shots of Idris Elba as The Dark Tower's GunslingerGamesRadar (blog)Shooting on the first film in a proposed series kicked off earlier this year. A few weeks back a bunch of set photos hit the web, showing off the landscapes and scenery, and we've now got our first look at the man leading the Stephen King adaptation ...and more »
05/18/16 12:12 PMS&P Upgrades Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to 'BBB-'; Outlook Remains Stable - StreetInsider.com - S&P Upgrades Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to 'BBB-'; Outlook Remains StableStreetInsider.comThe 'BBB-' corporate credit rating reflects our expectation that Activision's operating performance will remain fairly stable (with meaningful growth possible if the company successfully uses King Digital Entertainment PLC's expertise to migrate its ...and more »
05/17/16 12:24 PMGame of Thrones' Sophie Turner on THAT moment in this week's episode (SPOILERS) - GamesRadar (blog) - GamesRadar (blog)Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner on THAT moment in this week's episode (SPOILERS)GamesRadar (blog)It happened. After years of near misses two Stark siblings were finally reunited and, like the saying goes, it felt so good. The two characters in question - Sansa Stark and Jon Snow - haven't shared a scene since the pilot, which saw the House of ...and more »
05/15/16 05:50 AMCaesars Entertainment Affiliate Considering Sale of Mobile- and Social-Games Business - Wall Street Journal - Wall Street JournalCaesars Entertainment Affiliate Considering Sale of Mobile- and Social-Games BusinessWall Street JournalAn affiliate of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., which is in danger of following its biggest unit into bankruptcy proceedings, is considering a sale of its fast-growing mobile- and social-games business. Caesars Entertainment's interactive ...and more »
05/12/16 06:08 AMConsensus Rating Review for King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Consensus Rating Review for King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING)B.O.D.Y ConfidentialEquity research analysts currently have a consensus rating of N/A on shares of King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING). Sell-side analysts will typically rate a company's stock based on extensive research. These ratings usually translate into a Buy ...and more »
05/10/16 05:49 AMCheck on Analyst Ratings King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING) - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Check on Analyst Ratings King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING)B.O.D.Y ConfidentialCovering Wall Street analysts have an average rating of N/A on shares of King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE:KING). This Zacks Research number is compiled from analysts that they have taken into consideration. This consensus rating falls on a 1 to 5 ...and more »
05/08/16 05:31 AMHow Analysts Feel About King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)? - B.O.D.Y Confidential - How Analysts Feel About King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)?B.O.D.Y ConfidentialOut of 7 analysts covering King Digital (NYSE:KING), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 14% are positive. King Digital has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a ...
05/06/16 05:57 AMActivision Blizzard Gets Hoped-For Boost From King Digital - Wall Street Journal - Wall Street JournalActivision Blizzard Gets Hoped-For Boost From King DigitalWall Street JournalActivision Blizzard ATVI 1.84 % Inc. banked on a one-two punch of growing digital sales and newly acquired King Digital Entertainment PLC to deliver strong first-quarter earnings and a more robust full-year outlook. The videogame giant's addition of ...Activision Blizzard Post Strong Earnings Helped by the Acquisition of King DigitalTopNews Arab Emiratesall 114 news articles »
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About King Digital Entertainment PLC

King Digital Entertainment PLC logoKing Digital Entertainment plc is an interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. The Company has four franchises: Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. The Company develops and publishes games that can be played on its king.com and royalgames.com Websites, Facebook and, mobile platforms, such as iOS and Android. The Company is involved in developing and monetizing digital games on multiple platforms. The Company's games include Candy Crush Saga, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and Bubble Witch 2 Saga. As of December 31, 2014, the Company had 533 million monthly active users (MAUs), 149 million daily active users (DAUs), 356 million monthly unique users (MUUs) and 8,344 million monthly unique payers (MUPs).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Gaming Activities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KING
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $0.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.78 EPS
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