Games Workshop lets ferocious armies clash without the drawback of actual bloodshed. Founded in 1975, the company designs and manufactures model soldiers, game systems, and accessories for tabletop wargaming. Popular game lines include Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000, and The Lord of the Rings. The company sells its products through about 320 of its Games Workshop Hobby Centres, its catalogues and Web sites, as well as over 4,000 toy and hobby shops globally. Games Workshop also publishes a monthly hobby magazine called White Dwarf available in five languages, and operates Sabertooth Games collectible card games and BL Publishing which produces novels, graphic novels and art books set in the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000.
Games Workshop Group Plc Ord 5P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code GAW.L, and is part of the Leisure Products sector. It has a market capitalisation of £159,910m, with approximately 33m shares in issue. Over the last year, Games Workshop Group Plc share price has been traded in a range of 481, hitting a high of 5,710.00, and a low of 5,229.00.
Games Workshop Group Plc, officially known as Games Workshop Group Plc Ord 5P was formed in December of 1991, making the company twenty eight years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st May 2015, showing a turnover of approximately 119.13 million GBX with gross profits of 82.14 million, or 2.5274 per issued share, and a pre-tax profit margin of 13.92%. Games Workshop Group Plc currently has 6 directors, and has had 13 previous directors over the last 28 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp, the company showed 46.85 million paid in salaries to the 1,654 staff (average wage of 28 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 158 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2015, the company paid 16601000 in dividends, or 0.5108 per share. These accounts also showed Games Workshop Group Plc to have a net worth of 41.83 million, with 12.56 million held in cash.
Games Workshop Group Plc is in the Leisure Products sector.
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|Shares in Issue||33m|
|52 Week High||5,710.00|
|52 Week Low||5,229.00|