Keywords Studios PLC

Keywords Studios PLC

Consumer GoodsLeisure Goods
  • Price (GBX)2,986.00
  • Today's Change-44.00 / -1.45%
  • Shares traded128.61k
  • 1 Year change+36.60%
  • Beta0.8699
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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)375.61m
  • Net income in GBP26.35m
  • Incorporated2013
  • Employees8.35k
  • 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
AMC RO Studio srlDeal completed12 Aug 202112 Aug 2021Deal completed6.19%3.29m
Climax Studios LtdDeal completed22 Apr 202122 Apr 2021Deal completed3.68%59.90m
Tantalus Media Pty LtdDeal completed18 Mar 202118 Mar 2021Deal completed28.37%46.80m
Jinglebell Communication SrlDeal completed17 Dec 202017 Dec 2020Deal completed13.11%--
Indigo Pearl LtdDeal completed17 Dec 202017 Dec 2020Deal completed13.11%2.70m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Sep 27 2021 16:35 BST.

Peer analysis

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Micro Focus International plc2.17bn-1.58bn1.34bn11.90k--0.6508--0.6163-4.69-4.676.456.130.2717--4.37182,522.90-19.78---23.61--75.37---72.81----0.73880.6115---10.38---15,872.83------
Plus500 Ltd478.37m252.30m1.44bn500.005.853.305.653.002.432.434.614.310.9454--26.13956,735.0049.8691.6460.69106.0088.45--52.7449.68----0.013257.78146.1225.92229.6638.95-19.2424.28
888 Holdings PLC730.16m12.06m1.71bn1.67k151.0414.5245.402.340.03040.03041.960.31622.00--12.46437,483.003.3010.457.7226.0760.63--1.657.03--15.340.1692122.1951.6512.96-72.84-17.4618.0419.14
GB Group plc217.66m26.88m1.76bn1.02k66.264.8236.648.090.13490.13491.101.860.4325518.693.48212,557.605.344.526.485.5870.0973.4912.3510.100.950328.270.010733.499.3224.2857.5124.08-15.9725.21
Integrafin Holdings PLC116.73m47.97m1.81bn492.0037.6412.2935.6515.470.14480.14480.35230.44340.0064--22.08237,258.100.26160.247921.180.600298.9797.7841.0938.14----0.032543.778.229.4810.6522.7835.36--
Keywords Studios PLC375.61m26.35m2.30bn8.35k91.226.2244.926.120.33240.33244.744.870.8246--6.7544,967.525.774.707.036.0538.7437.507.004.98--7.230.08745.6814.4245.16115.0544.9954.01--
Kainos Group PLC234.69m39.60m2.46bn1.73k62.0227.8957.5310.470.32090.32091.900.71351.69--4.92136,054.5028.5022.9250.8140.6550.4148.3216.8713.05----0.039958.8631.2825.10113.3226.097.5129.08
Data as of Sep 27 2021. Currency figures normalised to Keywords Studios PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

39.23%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Franklin Templeton Institutional LLCas of 31 Dec 20205.83m7.71%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 04 May 20213.76m4.98%
Octopus Investments Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20203.65m4.84%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 11 Feb 20213.39m4.49%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20203.08m4.08%
TimesSquare Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 20202.29m3.03%
Kabouter Management LLCas of 24 Feb 20212.24m2.97%
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20202.17m2.88%
Swedbank Robur Fonder ABas of 31 Aug 20211.80m2.38%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 02 Jun 20211.42m1.87%
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