King Digital Entertainment PLC Company Profile (NYSE:KING)

About King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)

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 and 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: Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:KING
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 312,721,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.11
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Net Margins: 19.58%
  • Return on Equity: 33.71%
  • Return on Assets: 24.95%

Frequently Asked Questions for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)

What is King Digital Entertainment PLC's stock symbol?

King Digital Entertainment PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KING."

How were King Digital Entertainment PLC's earnings last quarter?

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 11th. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.01. The firm earned $461 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $461.35 million. King Digital Entertainment PLC had a net margin of 19.58% and a return on equity of 33.71%. King Digital Entertainment PLC's revenue was down 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.57 earnings per share. View King Digital Entertainment PLC's Earnings History.

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How do I buy King Digital Entertainment PLC stock?

Shares of King Digital Entertainment PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is King Digital Entertainment PLC's stock price today?

One share of King Digital Entertainment PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE KING)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  185 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  345
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/10/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$12.72 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$18.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$19.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Sector Perform$15.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Earnings by Quarter for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Earnings History by Quarter for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE KING)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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$0.48$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$0.60$0.41$205.90 million$606.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


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


Current Dividend Information for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Most Recent Dividend:3/24/2015
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)

Dividend History by Quarter for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE KING)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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Headline Trends for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Latest Headlines for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
DateHeadline logo'Angry Birds' Maker Hatches IPO Plan - September 5 at 5:03 PM logoAngry Birds Maker Plans IPO That May Value It at $2 Billion - September 5 at 5:03 PM logoCandy Crush Backer Fights to Get Better Deal for English Soccer - August 24 at 8:28 AM logoAngry Birds Set to Lay Golden Egg With $2 Billion IPO Value - August 15 at 12:31 AM logoEquiniti Appoints Greene King's Philip Yea As Chairman From September - July 4 at 5:50 AM logoSweden Beckons for Investors Seeking to Bet on Next Candy Crush - June 9 at 6:22 PM logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 5 at 5:55 AM logoKing Digital Entertainment PLC (KING) Getting Negative Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 27 at 3:04 PM logoMobile and Handheld Gaming Market to Reach US$ 112 Bn by 2026 - Persistence Market Research - April 25 at 10:30 AM logo3 Ways Activision Blizzard Inc. Could Stumble in 2017 - March 5 at 10:49 PM logoAvalon Announces The Results Of Its 2017 Annual And Special Meeting Of Shareholders - February 23 at 6:07 PM logoRobbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP and Scott+Scott LLP Announce Proposed Settlement of King Digital Shareholder Litigation - February 22 at 12:24 PM logoWill Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s Strong Earnings Streak Continue? - February 11 at 5:01 AM logoDoes Take-Two's Latest Acquisition Mark The End Of M&A In Mobile Gaming? - Benzinga - February 10 at 5:10 AM logoDoes Take-Two's Latest Acquisition Mark The End Of M&A In Mobile Gaming? - February 9 at 3:46 PM logoTalking Tom Holds Up Mirror to China M&A - Bloomberg - January 26 at 12:32 AM logoCompany Overview of King Digital Entertainment plc - January 21 at 11:01 PM logoActivision Blizzard Is Set for Outperformance - January 15 at 10:48 PM logoAvalon Completes Non-Brokered Private Placement for Gross Proceeds Of $375,000 And Provides Update On Separation Rapids Lithium Project - December 23 at 6:23 PM logoKabam Sells Majority of Its Assets to South Korea's Netmarble Games - Wall Street Journal - December 21 at 6:10 AM logoKabam Sells Most of Assets, Including Lucrative Vancouver Studio - December 20 at 11:45 AM logoSaudi Arabia’s Post-Oil Revolution Starts in the HR Department - December 8 at 6:45 PM logoHow Blind Spots Sink Leaders: 2 Remedies From Microsoft And ... - Forbes - November 24 at 8:59 AM logoHow Blind Spots Sink Leaders: 2 Remedies from Microsoft and Rovio To Sustain Your Leadership Edge - November 23 at 5:53 PM logoIs Activision Blizzard a Sturdy Buy? - November 21 at 6:16 PM logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - November 4 at 8:37 AM logoActivision Blizzard Sinks on Missed Guidance - November 3 at 5:49 PM logoZynga Hires Electronics Arts Veteran as Finance Chief - Wall Street Journal - September 29 at 5:46 PM logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Stock Gets 'Overweight' Rating at Morgan Stanley - September 23 at 5:28 PM logoSupernova's Winning Pick for Virtual Reality: Activision Blizzard Inc. - September 22 at 5:35 PM



King Digital Entertainment PLC (KING) Chart for Saturday, September, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/23/2017 by Staff