Games Workshop Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures miniature figures and games. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Games Workshop Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GAW is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GAW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GAW matched the UK Leisure industry which returned 28.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GAW exceeded the UK Market which returned 25.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Games Workshop Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Games Workshop Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GAW (£117.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£95.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GAW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GAW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.5x) compared to the UK Leisure industry average (19.5x).
PE vs Market: GAW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.5x) compared to the UK market (23.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GAW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GAW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (19.6x) compared to the GB Leisure industry average (2.4x).
How is Games Workshop Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GAW's forecast earnings growth (11.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GAW's earnings (11.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (27.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GAW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GAW's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (-149.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GAW's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GAW's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (60.2%).
How has Games Workshop Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GAW has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GAW's current net profit margins (34.5%) are higher than last year (26.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GAW's earnings have grown significantly by 30.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GAW's earnings growth over the past year (71%) exceeds its 5-year average (30.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GAW earnings growth over the past year (71%) underperformed the Leisure industry 74.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GAW's Return on Equity (62.1%) is considered outstanding.
How is Games Workshop Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GAW's short term assets (£144.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£44.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: GAW's short term assets (£144.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£40.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GAW is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GAW has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GAW has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: GAW has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Games Workshop Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GAW's dividend (1.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: GAW's dividend (1.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.91%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GAW's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GAW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.6%), GAW's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GAW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (62.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kevin Rountree (51 yo)
Mr. Kevin Derek Rountree has been Chief Executive Officer of Games Workshop Group plc since January 01, 2015. Mr. Rountree served as Chief Operating Officer of Games Workshop Group plc until January 1, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD1.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kevin's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GAW's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GAW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GAW insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Games Workshop Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Games Workshop Group PLC
- Ticker: GAW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Leisure Products
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: UK£3.851b
- Shares outstanding: 32.78m
- Website: https://www.games-workshop.com
Number of Employees
- Games Workshop Group PLC
- Willow Road
- NG7 2WS
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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