Games Workshop Group (LON:GAW) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Games Workshop Group (LON:GAW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported GBX 145.90 ($1.92) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports.

GAW traded down GBX 60 ($0.79) during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 6,695 ($88.07). 98,739 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 53,393. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 6,007.60 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 5,074.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion and a PE ratio of 33.34. Games Workshop Group has a 52 week low of GBX 2,785 ($36.64) and a 52 week high of GBX 6,314.85 ($83.07).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 45 ($0.59) per share. This is an increase from Games Workshop Group’s previous dividend of $35.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.65%. Games Workshop Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.67%.

In related news, insider Kevin Rountree acquired 107 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 5,022 ($66.06) per share, for a total transaction of £5,373.54 ($7,068.59).

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on GAW. Liberum Capital initiated coverage on shares of Games Workshop Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,750 ($62.48) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on shares of Games Workshop Group from GBX 5,000 ($65.77) to GBX 7,000 ($92.08) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday.

About Games Workshop Group

Games Workshop Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, distributes, and retails miniature figures and games in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. The company offers games under the Warhammer: Age of Sigmar and Warhammer 40,000 names; Middle-earth battle games; book and box games; Blood Bowl and Necromunda standalone systems; and paint and tabletop miniatures support products.

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