Keywords Studios PLC

Keywords Studios PLC

Consumer GoodsLeisure Goods
  • Price (GBX)2,224.00
  • Today's Change20.00 / 0.91%
  • Shares traded70.85k
  • 1 Year change58.74%
  • Beta0.7481
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About the company

Keywords Studios Plc is a video game services company. Its Art creation service line creates graphical art assets for video games and operates marketing services business. Game Development service line provides external development services to game developers and publishers. Audio service line provides multi language voice-over, original language voice recording, music, sound design and accessibility. Functional Testing line provides quality assurance including the discovery and documentation of game defects; testing to ensure games are compatible with the various hardware devices and configurations they are played on; and testing. Localization service line provides translation of in-game text, audio scripts, cultural and local adaptation, packaging and marketing materials. Localization Testing service line identifies out of context translations, truncations, overlaps, spelling, grammar, agerating and cultural issues. Player Support service line provides customer care services.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)308.16m
  • Net income in GBP11.86m
  • Incorporated2013
  • Employees7.42k
  • Location
    Keywords Studios PLCSouth County Business ParkWhelan House, LeopardstownDUBLIN D18 T9P8IrelandIRL
  • Phone+353 19022730
  • Fax+353 19022774
  • Websitehttps://www.keywordsstudios.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
KWS:LSE since
Heavy Iron Studios IncAnnounced17 Sep 202017 Sep 2020Announced-1.51%13.30m
Maverick Media LtdDeal completed27 Aug 202027 Aug 2020Deal completed-1.16%3.57m
Coconut Lizard LtdDeal completed26 Jun 202026 Jun 2020Deal completed22.53%2.48m
Xcelerator Machine Translations LtdDeal completed17 Dec 201917 Dec 2019Deal completed54.66%7.87m
Ichi Holdings LtdDeal completed17 Dec 201917 Dec 2019Deal completed54.66%4.33m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Nov 26 2020 16:19 GMT.

Peer analysis

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888 Holdings PLC496.96m50.59m963.85m1.41k19.246.3813.091.940.13570.13571.340.40961.42--12.53351,704.9014.4111.8333.1928.96----10.188.76--13.640.1427107.703.644.27-56.12-6.076.05-5.59
Frontier Developments PLC76.09m15.89m965.53m496.0062.439.9031.3812.690.3940.3941.892.490.6488--12.01153,405.2013.5515.1515.3517.5567.7667.2420.8918.02--41.460.19570.00-15.1427.30-11.6557.3635.95--
Team17 Group PLC70.18m18.86m1.00bn173.0052.3810.7443.2714.290.14570.14570.54250.71070.7199--6.82405,635.8019.35--21.95--46.65--26.88------0.0164--43.04--130.72------
Playtech PLC1.19bn-6.18m1.08bn6.40k--1.015.900.9077-0.0214-0.10373.963.600.4006--8.09199,160.20-0.22886.18-0.3097.85-----0.571314.91--1.560.510872.9423.1126.98-89.66-37.6323.23-25.40
Micro Focus International plc2.36bn-727.69m1.10bn12.08k--0.2923--0.4671-2.21-2.196.3411.260.20773,649.504.07195,491.40-6.40---7.94--76.80---30.81--0.83192.070.5057--------------
Blue Prism Group PLC129.10m-84.90m1.36bn1.01k--8.52--10.54-1.06-1.061.611.700.5541--3.11242,669.20-36.44-49.98-63.05-165.3486.9195.60-65.76-61.56----0.0309--82.9786.40-198.47--251.03--
Keywords Studios PLC308.16m11.86m1.56bn7.42k121.715.1046.915.050.1730.1734.494.130.8849--6.5041,508.743.394.644.416.1636.8937.313.834.70--9.990.086612.0330.1754.33-32.7535.1860.97-9.01
Kainos Group PLC199.05m28.31m1.56bn1.42k55.6921.5449.167.830.22880.22881.610.59131.71--4.94139,782.3024.3221.4940.0937.5849.9647.5114.2211.93----0.042654.2618.1724.089.5913.7154.93-18.61
Plus500 Ltd578.47m315.32m1.64bn349.005.434.265.192.842.912.915.293.721.59--45.881,657,513.0086.4881.41106.1598.3392.64--54.5144.63----0.009173.00-50.799.15-59.978.17-41.373.97
GB Group plc199.10m17.06m1.68bn1.05k99.194.8442.118.430.08660.08661.011.780.3824234.173.28189,620.003.284.593.895.7972.4274.978.579.591.1111.000.164427.0638.7428.2940.4128.87-7.93--
Integrafin Holdings PLC105.37m44.44m1.68bn509.0037.8013.9936.4715.940.13410.13410.31810.36250.0068--18.07207,021.600.2873--22.26--95.80--42.18------0.0565--8.74--22.01------
Softcat PLC1.08bn75.66m2.33bn1.53k30.8716.5629.412.160.37990.37995.410.70842.6473.723.78702,168.8018.5718.7456.7552.8421.8820.
Data as of Nov 26 2020. Currency figures normalised to Keywords Studios PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

42.20%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Franklin Templeton Institutional LLCas of 31 Dec 20195.80m7.84%
Octopus Investments Ltd.as of 20 May 20204.14m5.60%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 07 Jan 20203.29m4.45%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20193.17m4.29%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20182.94m3.98%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20182.80m3.79%
Aegon Asset Management UK PLCas of 01 May 20192.50m3.38%
Swedbank Robur Fonder ABas of 30 Oct 20202.24m3.03%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 07 Oct 20202.24m3.03%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 02 Sep 20202.08m2.82%
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