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  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,950,704 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading.  Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company.  The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  • Director Shareholding

    Games Workshop has released a director share dealing notification. This can be downloaded as a pdf

  • Director Shareholding

    Games Workshop has released a director share dealing notification. This can be downloaded as a pdf

  • Dividend

    The Board has also today declared a dividend of 120 pence per share taking dividends declared so far in 2023/24 to £3.15 per share (2022/23: £2.95 per share). This is in line with the Company’s policy to distribute truly surplus cash. This will be paid on 23 February 2024 for shareholders on the register on 19 January 2024, with an ex-dividend date of 18 January 2024. The last date for elections for the dividend re-investment plan is 2 February 2024.

    The dividend reinvestment plan is provided by Equiniti Financial Services Limited. More information can be found at www.shareview.co.uk/info/drip

  • Half Year Report

    Today, Games Workshop released it’s half-yearly results for the 26 week period to 26 November 2023.  This can be downloaded as a pdf here.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,949,104 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading.  Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company.  The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  • Disclosure of new directorship

    Games Workshop announces that Mark Lam, an independent non-executive director of the Company, will become an independent non-executive director of Lowland Investment Company Plc, as listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, with effect from 1 January 2024.

  • Agreement to develop films and television series

    Further to its announcement on 16 December 2022, Games Workshop is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Amazon Content Services LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., ("Amazon") for the prospective development by Amazon of Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 universe into films and television series, together with associated merchandising rights. 

    Under the terms of the agreement, Games Workshop has granted exclusive rights to Amazon in relation to films and television series set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe, together with an option for Amazon to license equivalent rights in the Warhammer Fantasy universe following the release of the initial Warhammer 40,000 production. 

    Games Workshop and Amazon will work together for a period of 12 months to agree creative guidelines for the films and television series to be developed by Amazon. The agreement will only proceed once the creative guidelines are mutually agreed between Games Workshop and Amazon.

    A further announcement will be made in due course.

    The Company makes no change to its forecast for the 53 week period ending 2 June 2024.

  • Half Year Trading Update

    Games Workshop is pleased to confirm that trading since the last update in September 2023 is in line with expectations. The Board’s estimate of the results for the six months to 26 November 2023, at actual exchange rates, is core revenue of not less than £235 million (2022/23: £212.3 million) and licensing revenue of c. £12 million (2022/23: £14.3 million). Core operating profit is estimated at not less than £82 million (2022/23: £70.7 million) and licensing operating profit of c. £11 million (2022/23: £12.9 million). Profit before tax is estimated at not less than £94 million (2022/23: £83.6 million).

    Under our profit share scheme, we are paying £2,500 in cash to each employee in December (2023/24: £7.5 million; 2022/23: £4.5 million) to reward their contribution to our performance. Dividends declared and paid in the period are 195p per share, £64.2 million (2022/23: 165p, £54.2 million).

    Further details will be announced in the half yearly report which will be released on 9 January 2024.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,948,286 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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