Keywords Studios PLC Company Profile (LON:KWS)

About Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)

Keywords Studios PLC logoKeywords Studios Plc supplies localization and localization testing services. The Company's segments include Localization Services, which relate to translation and cultural adaptation of in-game text and audio scripts across multiple game platforms and genres; Localization Testing, which involves in testing the linguistic correctness and cultural acceptability of computer games; Audio/Voiceover Services, which relate to the audio production process for computer games and includes script translation, actor selection and talent management through pre-production, recording and post-production; Functional Testing, which relates to quality assurance services provided to game producers to ensure games functions as required; Art Creation Services, which relate to the production of graphical art assets for inclusion in the video game, and Customer Support, which relates to the live operations support services, such as community management, player support and associated services.

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  • Symbol: LON:KWS
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £446.31 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,428,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 792.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 610.90
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 255.50 - GBX 874
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 68.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £105.36 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.24
  • Book Value: GBX 1.34 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.12
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £17.68 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 351,276 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)

What is Keywords Studios PLC's stock symbol?

Keywords Studios PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "KWS."

How often does Keywords Studios PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Keywords Studios PLC?

Keywords Studios PLC declared a dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 0.89 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. This is an increase from Keywords Studios PLC's previous dividend of $0.44. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Keywords Studios PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Keywords Studios PLC's stock going? Where will Keywords Studios PLC's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Keywords Studios PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 820 to GBX 970. On average, they anticipate Keywords Studios PLC's share price to reach GBX 891.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Keywords Studios PLC.

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How do I buy Keywords Studios PLC stock?

Shares of Keywords Studios PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Keywords Studios PLC stock cost?

One share of Keywords Studios PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 820.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 891.67

Analysts' Ratings History for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/22/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 820View Rating Details
5/18/2017FinnCapBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 692 -> GBX 885View Rating Details
5/18/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 850 -> GBX 970View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/4/2017€0.890.13%6/1/20176/1/20176/23/2017
9/13/2016€0.440.11%10/6/201610/6/201610/28/2016
4/5/2016€0.810.37%6/2/20166/2/20166/23/2016
9/22/2015€0.400.21%10/1/201510/1/201510/23/2015
4/14/2015€0.740.48%6/4/20156/4/20156/26/2015
9/23/2014€0.360.25%10/1/201410/1/201410/21/2014
4/8/2014€0.670.43%7/2/20147/2/20147/25/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/24/2017Andrew John DayInsiderSell500,000GBX 820£4,100,000
9/29/2016David Alan ReevesInsiderBuy2,400GBX 415£9,960
5/11/2015Ross King GrahamInsiderBuy27,950GBX 161£44,999.50
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Latest Headlines for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Insider Sells 500,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Given New GBX 970 Price Target at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinnCap Boosts Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Price Target to GBX 885
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 2:14 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoKeywords Studios Acquires North Carolina-Based XLOC For USD900,000
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 10 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKeywords Studios Plc :KWS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 11:07 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoAmati VCT 2 Annual Net Assets Grow But Total Return Misses Benchmark
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 27 at 6:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC's (KWS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 9:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC's (KWS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 7:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Increases Dividend to GBX 0.89 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 3:42 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoKeywords Studios Confident For Growth In 2017 As Annual Profit Rises
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 4 at 8:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinnCap Reiterates Buy Rating for Keywords Studios PLC (KWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 7:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 5:37 PM
fool.co.uk logoThese horribly boring companies have made investors fantastically rich - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - February 16 at 8:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese horribly boring companies have made investors fantastically rich
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:20 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Keywords Studios Non-Executive Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 4 at 5:43 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these UK small-caps the best ways to play the video gaming boom?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 10:46 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Keywords Studios PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - September 13 at 10:42 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoKeywords looking at strong full-year results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 11:21 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoKeywords Studios buys Liquid Development for $9m
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 5:53 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDerwent London chairman sells £13.8m-worth of shares
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 12:20 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoResults Round-up
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 11:12 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoKeywords Studios profits jump on the back of gaming localisation acquisitions
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 11:02 AM

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This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff