King Digital Entertainment PLC Company Profile (NYSE:KING)

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
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.11
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Outstanding Shares: 312,721,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $19.67 (9.26% upside)

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

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.78 EPS

Dividends

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

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

Insider Trades

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