KWS:LSE-Keywords Studios plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Electronic Gaming & Multimedia | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 3,038.00

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.32B

Volume

0.20M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 3,237.50 (+6.57%)

Avg User Target

GBX
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Keywords Studios plc provides integrated outsourced creative and technical services to the video game industry. The company 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. It 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 licensing or music soundtracks selling services. In addition, the company 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, it 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.

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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 6.22% 67% D+ 43% F
Dividend Return 0.00% 100% A+ 1% F
Total Return 6.22% 67% D+ 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 39.87% 67% D+ 74% C
Dividend Return 0.00% 100% A+ 1% F
Total Return 39.87% 67% D+ 73% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 556.86% 75% C 98% A+
Dividend Return 0.98% 100% A+ 7% F
Total Return 557.85% 75% C 97% A+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 50.99% 67% D+ 88% B+
Dividend Return 0.10% 100% A+ 14% F
Total Return 51.08% 67% D+ 87% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 67.38% 50% F 23% F
Risk Adjusted Return 75.81% 67% D+ 83% B
Market Capitalization 2.32B 100% A+ 78% C+
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 92.89 50% F 8% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.22 100% A+ 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 30.38 50% F 16% F
EV/EBITDA 29.67 50% F 19% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.00% 67% D+ 49% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.75% 50% F 72% C-
Return on Assets 5.93% 67% D+ 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.03% 100% A+ 93% A
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 0.82 33% F 68% 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 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.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

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 capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.