KWS:LSE-Keywords Studios plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Electronic Gaming & Multimedia | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 2,424.00

Change

+8.00 (+0.33)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.80B

Volume

0.18M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Keywords Studios plc provides integrated outsourced creative and technical services to the video game industry. It offers art creation services related to the production of graphical art assets for inclusion in the video game, including concept art creation, as well as 2D and 3D art asset production and animation. The company also provides audio/voice-over services, including script translation, actor selection, and talent management through pre-production, audio direction, recording, and post-production, as well as offers music licencing or music soundtracks selling services. In addition, it offers localization services related to translation and cultural adaptation of in-game text and audio scripts in various game platforms and genres; and localization testing services consisting of testing the linguistic correctness and cultural acceptability of computer games. Further, the company provides functional testing services related to quality assurance services provided to game producers to ensure game functions. Additionally, the company provides player support services related to the live operations support, such as community management, player support, and associated services to producers of games, as well as software engineering services for developing video games. It serves game companies and publishers. The company operates in Ireland, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Japan, Italy, France, India, Germany, Singapore, Spain, Poland, Brazil, China, and Mexico. Keywords Studios plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Address: Whelan House, Dublin, Ireland, D18 T9P8

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Electronic Gaming & Multimedia)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -15.24% 50% F 5% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -15.24% 50% F 5% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 68.68% 57% F 88% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 68.68% 57% F 87% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 1,022.22% 75% C 98% A+
Dividend Return 2.68% 100% A+ 8% F
Total Return 1,024.90% 75% C 97% A+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 74.64% 86% B 91% A-
Dividend Return 0.17% 100% A+ 17% F
Total Return 74.81% 86% B 91% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 88.49% 43% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 84.54% 86% B 86% B
Market Capitalization 1.80B 100% A+ 87% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Electronic Gaming & Multimedia)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 116.54 20% F 8% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.90 71% C- 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 55.01 14% F 7% F
EV/EBITDA 39.36 60% D- 11% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.88% 43% F 63% D
Return on Invested Capital 7.15% 43% F 66% D
Return on Assets 4.25% 43% F 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 26.77% 100% A+ 55% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.80 43% F 67% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.