Shares of Games Workshop Group PLC (LON:GAW) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 2,850 ($38.65) and last traded at GBX 2,515 ($34.11), with a volume of 135777 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,515 ($34.11).
Separately, Peel Hunt increased their target price on Games Workshop Group from GBX 2,000 ($27.12) to GBX 2,400 ($32.55) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th.
The company has a market capitalization of $798.90 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,572.78.
Games Workshop Group (LON:GAW) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, January 9th. The company reported GBX 97.60 ($1.32) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of £108.85 million during the quarter. Games Workshop Group had a return on equity of 64.64% and a net margin of 22.50%.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be issued a GBX 30 ($0.41) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.2%.
In other news, insider Rachel Tongue sold 3,924 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,285 ($30.99), for a total value of £89,663.40 ($121,593.98). Also, insider Kevin Rountree bought 357 shares of Games Workshop Group stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 2,308 ($31.30) per share, with a total value of £8,239.56 ($11,173.80).
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About Games Workshop Group
Games Workshop Group PLC designs, manufactures and sells fantasy miniatures and related products. The Company’s segments include Sales channels, Product and supply, Central costs, Service centre costs and Royalties. The Sales channels segment includes Trade, which sells to independent retailers and includes magazine newsstand business and distributor sales from its publishing business (Black Library); Retail, which includes sales through retail stores, its visitor center and global exhibitions, and Mail order, which includes sales through its Web stores and digital sales.
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