PlayWay S.A. produces and publishes PC and mobile video games in Poland, Western Europe, North America, Germany, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has PlayWay's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PLW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PLW's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PLW exceeded the Polish Entertainment industry which returned -24.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLW exceeded the Polish Market which returned 38.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PlayWay's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is PlayWay 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: PLW (PLN556) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN438.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLW is good value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the PL Entertainment industry average (36.4x).
PE vs Market: PLW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the Polish market (16.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PLW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.9x) compared to the PL Entertainment industry average (8.8x).
How is PlayWay forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PLW's forecast earnings growth (5.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).
Earnings vs Market: PLW's earnings (5.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Polish market (21.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PLW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PLW's revenue (12.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Polish market (6.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLW's revenue (12.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PLW's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (66%).
How has PlayWay performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLW has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PLW's current net profit margins are higher than last year (65.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLW's earnings have grown significantly by 68.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PLW's earnings growth over the past year (215.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (68.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PLW earnings growth over the past year (215.9%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 92.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLW's Return on Equity (63.6%) is considered outstanding.
How is PlayWay's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLW's short term assets (PLN232.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN11.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PLW's short term assets (PLN232.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN27.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLW's debt to equity ratio (0.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PLW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.5% to 0.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (3254.1%).
Interest Coverage: PLW earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is PlayWay current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PLW's dividend (1.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (1.43%).
High Dividend: PLW's dividend (1.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (5.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, PLW has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PLW's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), PLW's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PLW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (79.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Krzysztof Kostowski serves as Member of Supervisory Board at Ultimate Games S.A. He has been Member of the Supervisory Board at CreativeForge Games S.A. since January 24, 2019. He serves as the Preside...
Experienced Board: PLW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PlayWay S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PlayWay S.A.
- Ticker: PLW
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: zł3.670b
- Shares outstanding: 6.60m
- Website: https://www.playway.com
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PlayWay S.A. produces and publishes PC and mobile video games in Poland, Western Europe, North America, Germany, and internationally. It sells its products through STEAM, AppStore, and GooglePlay platforms...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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