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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

KING Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,441,900 sh (+16.31%)
Mario Cibelli 195,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 358,170 sh (-32.11%)
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Q3 2015

KING Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Cibelli 195,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,307,600 sh (-9.31%)
RS Investment Management 254,280 sh (-29.01%)
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Q4 2015

KING Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 173,110 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,063,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,980,400 sh (+204.41%)
Mario Cibelli Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q1 2016

KING Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia  
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Traded in other countries:KDM.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Ireland
King Digital Entertainment PLC is an interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. The Company's games include Candy Crush Saga, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and Bubble Witch 2 Saga.

King Digital Entertainment PLC was originally incorporated as Midasplayer.com Limited in September 2002, a company organized under the laws of England and Wales. It is an interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. The Company provides engaging content to its audience to match mobile lifestyles: anywhere, anytime and on any device. Its games include Candy Crush Saga, Pet Rescue Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. The Company makes its games available for free, while players can purchase virtual items priced relative to the entertainment value they provide. It embeds social features in the content that enhances the player experience. The Company develops and publishes casual games on royalgames.com, its tournament portal and on mobile and social platform. Casual games typically include a puzzle element. The Company's competitors include other game developers and emerging and potential game developers.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,012.57
EPS (TTM) $ 1.62
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $11.63 - 18.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)315.94

Analyst Estimate

Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.60
EPS without NRI ($) 1.60
EPS Growth Rate
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