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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:KWS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £714.07 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,787,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,268.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 889.20
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 405 - GBX 1,489
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 75.29
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £141.72 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.04
  • Book Value: GBX 1.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.37
  • EBIDTA: £24.47 million
  • Net Margins: 9.02%
  • Return on Equity: 14.97%
  • Return on Assets: 10.03%
  • Average Volume: 335,118 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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.89 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a yield of 0.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. This is a positive change 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?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Keywords Studios PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,325 to GBX 1,400. On average, they expect Keywords Studios PLC's share price to reach GBX 1,368.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Keywords Studios PLC.

Who are some of Keywords Studios PLC's key competitors?

Who are Keywords Studios PLC's key executives?

Keywords Studios PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew John Day, Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • David Broderick, Group Finance Director
  • Ross King Graham, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the board.
  • Giorgio Guastalla, Non-Executive Director
  • David Reeves, Independent Non-Executive Director

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.

What is Keywords Studios PLC's stock price today?

One share of Keywords Studios PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,280.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Keywords Studios PLC (LON KWS)
Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  50 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  237
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Keywords Studios PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,368.75

Analysts' Ratings History for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,400View Rating Details
9/19/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,350View Rating Details
9/19/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeHoldGBX 1,400View Rating Details
9/19/2017FinnCapDowngradeHoldGBX 1,000 -> GBX 1,325View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


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


Dividend History by Quarter for Keywords Studios PLC (LON KWS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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
6/12/2017David Alan ReevesInsiderBuy1,337GBX 744£9,947.28
5/30/2017David Alan ReevesInsiderBuy1,260GBX 788£9,928.80
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)


Headline Trends for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
Latest Headlines for Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS)
DateHeadline logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Given Buy Rating at Citigroup Inc. - September 24 at 9:18 AM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Earns Buy Rating from Berenberg Bank - September 19 at 2:32 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - September 4 at 2:22 AM logoWhy I’d still buy ‘overvalued’ multi-baggers Gear4music Holdings plc and Keywords Studios plc - July 29 at 1:45 AM logo[$$] Small-cap focus: IT service groups haul businesses into digital age - July 2 at 6:33 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Berenberg Bank - June 18 at 10:10 AM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Insider Purchases £9,947.28 in Stock - June 13 at 7:26 AM logoKeywords Studios Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:KWS) : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 6:27 PM logoKeywords Studios Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KWS-GB : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 8:42 AM logoKeywords Studios Plc : KWS-GB: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017 - June 3 at 12:39 AM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Insider David Alan Reeves Buys 1,260 Shares - May 31 at 7:19 AM logoInsider Selling: Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Insider Sells 500,000 Shares of Stock - May 24 at 7:24 AM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd - May 22 at 3:54 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Given New GBX 970 Price Target at Berenberg Bank - May 18 at 2:52 PM logoFinnCap Boosts Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Price Target to GBX 885 - May 18 at 2:14 PM logoKeywords Studios Acquires North Carolina-Based XLOC For USD900,000 - May 10 at 3:16 PM logoKeywords Studios Plc :KWS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 1, 2017 - May 2 at 11:07 AM logoAmati VCT 2 Annual Net Assets Grow But Total Return Misses Benchmark - April 27 at 6:49 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC's (KWS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap - April 8 at 9:53 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC's (KWS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - April 8 at 7:59 PM logoKeywords Studios PLC (KWS) Increases Dividend to GBX 0.89 Per Share - April 4 at 3:42 PM logoKeywords Studios Confident For Growth In 2017 As Annual Profit Rises - April 4 at 8:03 AM logoFinnCap Reiterates Buy Rating for Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) - April 1 at 7:07 PM logoThese horribly boring companies have made investors fantastically rich - Motley Fool UK - February 16 at 8:20 AM logoThese horribly boring companies have made investors fantastically rich - February 16 at 8:20 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Keywords Studios Non-Executive Buys Shares - October 4 at 5:43 PM logoAre these UK small-caps the best ways to play the video gaming boom? - September 28 at 10:46 AM logoHalf Year 2016 Keywords Studios PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - September 13 at 10:42 AM logoKeywords looking at strong full-year results - February 1 at 11:21 AM logoKeywords Studios buys Liquid Development for $9m - August 20 at 5:53 AM logoDerwent London chairman sells £13.8m-worth of shares - May 12 at 12:20 PM logoResults Round-up - April 14 at 11:12 AM logoKeywords Studios profits jump on the back of gaming localisation acquisitions - April 14 at 11:02 AM


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Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Chart for Sunday, September, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by Staff