Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Receives GBX 1,652.50 Average PT from Analysts

Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,652.50 ($21.59).

Several research firms have commented on KWS. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,580 ($20.65) target price on shares of Keywords Studios in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Liberum Capital boosted their target price on Keywords Studios from GBX 1,245 ($16.27) to GBX 1,415 ($18.49) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating on shares of Keywords Studios in a research note on Wednesday, March 27th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,916 ($25.04) target price on shares of Keywords Studios in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their target price on Keywords Studios from GBX 1,550 ($20.25) to GBX 1,600 ($20.91) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th.

In other news, insider Giorgio Guastalla sold 500,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,540 ($20.12), for a total transaction of £7,700,000 ($10,061,413.82).

LON KWS traded up GBX 39 ($0.51) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,630 ($21.30). The stock had a trading volume of 360,038 shares, compared to its average volume of 179,596. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 78.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 20.95, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.06. Keywords Studios has a 12 month low of GBX 885 ($11.56) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,110 ($27.57).

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be paid a GBX 1.08 ($0.01) dividend. This is a boost from Keywords Studios’s previous dividend of $0.53. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. This represents a yield of 0.08%. Keywords Studios’s payout ratio is presently 0.10%.

Keywords Studios Company Profile

Keywords Studios PLC provides technical services to the video game industry in Ireland and internationally. 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.

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