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 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: Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:KING
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.king.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 312,721,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.11
  • P/E Growth: 0
Profitability:
  • 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 11th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $461 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $461.35 million. King Digital Entertainment PLC had a return on equity of 33.71% and a net margin of 19.58%. King Digital Entertainment PLC's quarterly revenue was down 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.57 EPS. 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 ( )
Outperform Votes:  137 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  299
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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)
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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
9/4/2015Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/14/2015Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$20.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
8/14/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$20.00 -> $17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

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)
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
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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Headlines

Headline Trends for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
Latest Headlines for King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING)
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lse.co.uk logoEquiniti Appoints Greene King's Philip Yea As Chairman From September
www.lse.co.uk - July 4 at 5:50 AM
bloomberg.com logoSweden Beckons for Investors Seeking to Bet on Next Candy Crush
www.bloomberg.com - June 9 at 6:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 5:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKing Digital Entertainment PLC (KING) Getting Negative Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 3:04 PM
prnewswire.com logoMobile and Handheld Gaming Market to Reach US$ 112 Bn by 2026 - Persistence Market Research
www.prnewswire.com - April 25 at 10:30 AM
fool.com logo3 Ways Activision Blizzard Inc. Could Stumble in 2017
www.fool.com - March 5 at 10:49 PM
thestreet.com logoAvalon Announces The Results Of Its 2017 Annual And Special Meeting Of Shareholders
www.thestreet.com - February 23 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP and Scott+Scott LLP Announce Proposed Settlement of King Digital Shareholder Litigation
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:24 PM
fool.com logoWill Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s Strong Earnings Streak Continue?
www.fool.com - February 11 at 5:01 AM
benzinga.com logoDoes Take-Two's Latest Acquisition Mark The End Of M&A In Mobile Gaming? - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - February 10 at 5:10 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoDoes Take-Two's Latest Acquisition Mark The End Of M&A In Mobile Gaming?
feeds.benzinga.com - February 9 at 3:46 PM
bloomberg.com logoTalking Tom Holds Up Mirror to China M&A - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - January 26 at 12:32 AM
bloomberg.com logoCompany Overview of King Digital Entertainment plc
www.bloomberg.com - January 21 at 11:01 PM
fool.com logoActivision Blizzard Is Set for Outperformance
www.fool.com - January 15 at 10:48 PM
thestreet.com logoAvalon Completes Non-Brokered Private Placement for Gross Proceeds Of $375,000 And Provides Update On Separation Rapids Lithium Project
www.thestreet.com - December 23 at 6:23 PM
wsj.com logoKabam Sells Majority of Its Assets to South Korea's Netmarble Games - Wall Street Journal
www.wsj.com - December 21 at 6:10 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - December 20 at 11:45 AM
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www.forbes.com - November 24 at 8:59 AM
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www.forbes.com - November 23 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Activision Blizzard a Sturdy Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 6:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 4 at 8:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoActivision Blizzard Sinks on Missed Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 5:49 PM
wsj.com logoZynga Hires Electronics Arts Veteran as Finance Chief - Wall Street Journal
www.wsj.com - September 29 at 5:46 PM
thestreet.com logoActivision Blizzard (ATVI) Stock Gets 'Overweight' Rating at Morgan Stanley
www.thestreet.com - September 23 at 5:28 PM
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www.fool.com - September 22 at 5:35 PM

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