Keywords Studios PLC

Keywords Studios PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryLeisure Goods
  • Price (GBX)2,194.00
  • Today's Change60.00 / 2.81%
  • Shares traded99.68k
  • 1 Year change-17.02%
  • Beta1.0334
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About the company

Keywords Studios Plc is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. The Company's 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 assurance including the discovery and documentation of game defects; and testing to ensure games are compatible with the various hardware devices. 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. It also provides technology-enabled asset management solutions.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)438.82m
  • Net income in GBP29.28m
  • Incorporated2013
  • Employees9.49k
  • 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
Wicked Witch Software Pty LtdAnnounced21 Dec 202121 Dec 2021Announced-20.28%--
Waste Creative LtdAnnounced21 Dec 202121 Dec 2021Announced-20.28%--
AMC RO Studio srlDeal completed12 Aug 202112 Aug 2021Deal completed-21.98%3.29m
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Peer analysis

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888 Holdings PLC782.27m54.99m859.50m1.76k13.225.3610.241.100.14570.14572.070.35931.91--12.80443,461.9013.4210.6335.5527.2465.0674.957.036.60--79.290.155489.8315.3513.48509.735.9910.95-30.32
Ideagen PLC75.28m5.10m1.01bn697.00172.166.5639.6413.460.020.020.30030.52560.3577--3.92108,011.502.420.73713.991.0891.6391.266.781.76--0.16750.2985.9116.0524.51422.80-13.9028.0515.12
Bytes Technology Group PLC423.71m22.49m1.04bn685.0046.5728.6641.322.450.09320.09321.770.15142.13652.674.12618,548.9011.30--57.13--22.67--5.31--0.924112.100.0338--5.49---17.49------
Integrafin Holdings PLC123.67m51.11m1.17bn543.0022.927.1821.629.470.15430.15430.37330.49280.0059--29.27227,753.200.24540.252323.511.0898.8097.1241.3239.97----0.029953.6715.2312.5912.3619.68-8.23--
Kape Technologies PLC184.11m18.63m1.20bn430.0046.841.7326.316.510.07290.07290.73951.970.2263161.336.90--2.293.353.114.5093.0890.4410.1211.100.26238.460.1399--88.7432.48-21.34--38.15--
Micro Focus International plc2.31bn-347.28m1.24bn11.36k--0.55162.480.5371-1.03-1.016.886.710.2698--4.05203,835.80-4.05---4.88--73.32---15.00-----0.03770.627---3.37--86.28------
GB Group plc223.27m26.29m1.35bn1.02k40.732.7928.776.040.13140.13141.111.920.4495549.004.46218,
Kainos Group PLC302.63m35.77m1.46bn1.73k41.2113.5535.754.830.28560.28562.410.86891.63--4.66--19.2521.7535.2539.2446.3447.5311.8212.71--2,417.090.030363.0628.9529.37-9.6827.9848.2428.65
Plus500 Ltd573.63m247.91m1.52bn461.006.372.946.102.662.432.435.625.270.9961--29.451,244,318.0043.0575.9050.5787.6291.44--43.2249.66----0.009353.33-17.6316.99-37.8921.51-16.349.63
Keywords Studios PLC438.82m29.28m1.65bn9.49k58.364.0627.513.760.36890.36895.535.300.8707--7.5846,225.525.804.947.246.2839.0737.976.665.43----0.07415.1137.1239.6158.5740.3653.5410.39
Data as of May 25 2022. Currency figures normalised to Keywords Studios PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

36.18%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 06 May 20223.86m5.06%
Octopus Investments Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20223.85m5.04%
Franklin Templeton Institutional LLCas of 17 May 20223.77m4.93%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 11 Feb 20213.39m4.45%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20222.67m3.49%
TimesSquare Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 20202.29m3.00%
Kabouter Management LLCas of 17 Dec 20212.21m2.89%
Abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20222.06m2.70%
Comgest SAas of 31 Jan 20222.00m2.61%
Swedbank Robur Fonder ABas of 29 Apr 20221.53m2.00%
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