Keywords Studios PLC

Keywords Studios PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryLeisure Goods
  • Price (GBX)2,928.00
  • Today's Change8.00 / 0.27%
  • Shares traded192.56k
  • 1 Year change+18.26%
  • Beta1.0625
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About the company

Keywords Studios Plc is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. The Company provides integrated Art Creation, Marketing, Game Development, Audio, Functional Testing, Localization, Localization Testing and Player Support services. The Art Creation service creates graphical art assets for video games. Marketing services include brand campaign strategies, game trailers and marketing art and materials. Game Development provides external development services to game developers and publishers. Audio service provides multi language voice-over, original voice recording, music and sound design service. Functional Testing provides discovery and documentation of game defects and testing services. Localization service provides translation of in game text, audio scripts, cultural and local adaptation, accreditation, packaging and marketing materials over 50 languages. Player Support service provides multi-lingual services across all forms of social media.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)532.60m
  • Net income in GBP41.81m
  • 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
47 Communications LLCDeal completed01 Feb 202301 Feb 2023Deal completed3.10%--
Helpshift IncAnnounced05 Dec 202205 Dec 2022Announced-0.68%75.00m
Smoking Gun Interactive IncDeal completed21 Sep 202221 Sep 2022Deal completed24.60%29.94m
Mighty Games Group Pty LtdDeal completed03 Aug 202203 Aug 2022Deal completed19.41%6.92m
Forgotten Empires LLCAnnounced08 Jun 202208 Jun 2022Announced23.03%32.50m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Feb 03 2023 16:45 GMT.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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(YOY change %)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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Paradox Interactive AB (publ)140.41m49.63m1.57bn654.0031.749.5318.7111.215.965.9616.8719.870.6782--11.642,473,524.0023.9721.6629.8527.6456.2961.4235.3526.75--263.130.066630.50-19.3117.23-49.490.602541.970.00
Nagarro SE705.16m62.93m1.66bn13.68k28.1510.3918.152.354.774.7756.8112.921.44572.915.2357,541.4312.88--18.25--90.32--8.92--1.728.530.6092--26.88--62.64------
Netcompany Group A/S667.13m72.60m1.69bn6.91k23.103.9216.062.5412.1712.17111.9671.710.7801--5.17802,873.808.488.7610.5710.4431.9736.7610.8712.52--12.110.38262.3752.6631.394.7333.6343.64--
Darktrace PLC344.77m1.21m1.77bn2.00k4,571.406.6159.535.130.00050.00050.52680.37320.6468--5.40172,385.600.2268--0.402--89.21--0.3507----1.600.1687--45.73--101.00------
Plus500 Ltd733.47m323.29m1.79bn461.005.992.835.492.443.,591,039.0042.2975.9054.9787.6292.93--44.0849.66----0.006253.33-17.6316.99-37.8921.51-16.349.63
Kainos Group PLC340.15m37.64m1.97bn2.69k52.8516.7344.305.790.29920.29922.700.94511.60--4.73126,357.4017.6921.7534.2239.2446.0547.5311.0712.71----0.021863.4728.9529.37-9.6827.9848.2428.65
TeamViewer AG490.43m63.86m2.07bn1.36k32.8724.5518.514.210.37650.37652.930.50410.4158--45.90370,765.105.413.387.605.1485.8184.3313.0210.06--4.830.8768--9.9840.46-51.42--22.58--
Softwareone Holding AG-2.59bn18.89m2.14bn8.89k111.613.1230.63--0.13480.1348-18.634.82-0.8278-----331,481.000.61045.122.2117.68--18.54--3.28--14.210.291924.4015.85-20.52-32.1146.9525.54--
CompuGroup Medical SE & Co KgaA968.36m64.52m2.20bn9.32k32.833.5213.202.271.391.3920.9312.980.580225.315.66125,761.303.886.014.767.6235.5339.066.688.621.07--0.542435.5422.4612.85-5.779.1412.527.39
Keywords Studios PLC532.60m41.81m2.29bn9.49k55.724.7629.254.310.52720.52726.716.170.8678--6.6556,104.306.804.948.616.2839.2637.977.845.43----0.06355.1137.1239.6158.5740.3653.5410.39
Ubisoft Entertainment SA1.89bn-100.21m2.37bn20.73k--1.473.811.25-0.9879-0.987916.7614.290.43014.936.94101,867.90-2.291.63-3.132.3188.2484.52-5.333.151.2710.380.55020.00-4.437.80-23.28-6.017.59--
SimCorp A/S461.21m80.00m2.45bn2.17k30.498.3526.245.3116.5016.5095.9660.261.01--1.721,918,539.0017.4625.1223.9235.8557.1261.8917.3520.57----0.1325--8.849.9224.6312.51-22.89--
Softcat PLC1.08bn110.41m2.60bn1.92k23.5812.3122.642.410.55310.55315.401.061.8434.502.67561,137.9018.8819.6354.2357.1830.3525.9210.248.581.41136,145.000.030679.4437.485.3014.7822.4529.0221.57
Ovh Groupe SA705.70m-25.57m2.62bn2.66k--6.2512.183.71-0.1516-0.15164.142.460.5848--21.23296,574.30-2.12---2.96--80.32---3.62----2.290.5632--18.80--11.72------
Fortnox AB93.34m24.73m2.77bn657.00111.9729.6480.6529.660.51520.51521.941.950.6643--18.671,989,252.0017.6121.0623.2034.9899.4191.8926.5125.29--32.770.237922.5334.3437.6917.3749.2534.0931.95
CD Projekt SA170.20m56.95m2.81bn1.24k49.457.4034.5616.502.972.978.8619.840.409513.899.43749,640.4013.7023.2815.4327.3875.9475.0533.4642.155.71--0.030338.23-58.478.75-81.84-3.57-16.19-0.9711
Data as of Feb 03 2023. Currency figures normalised to Keywords Studios PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

36.13%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Octopus Investments Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20223.85m4.94%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 10 Jun 20223.81m4.90%
Franklin Templeton Institutional LLCas of 17 May 20223.77m4.84%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 11 Feb 20213.39m4.36%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20222.67m3.42%
Swedbank Robur Fonder ABas of 12 Jan 20232.36m3.03%
TimesSquare Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 20202.29m2.94%
Kabouter Management LLCas of 17 Dec 20212.21m2.83%
abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20222.06m2.65%
Comgest SAas of 31 Oct 20221.72m2.21%
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