1. Perfect World (PWRD - Get Report), an online game developer and operator in China, develops games based on its game engines and game development platforms. Its technology capabilities consist of game engines, game development platforms and real-time anti-cheating expertise, developed and built in-house by its development team.
Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 71% recommend a buy, 18% suggest hold. The stock's average 12-month price target is $23.86, which is 83.1% higher than the current price, as per a Bloomberg consensus.
The company has announced it will release its third quarter results on Nov. 21, 2011. Revenue for the core online game business is estimated between $110.5 million and $116.7 million, increasing 21% to 28% year-over-year. Also, PWRD plans to reduce its in-game promotional activities for a few of its existing games in the third quarter.PWRD announced a new joint venture with Nexon Korean Corporation, a global online entertainment company and publisher of micro-transaction-based massively multiplayer online games, to manage and operate online games in South Korea. >>To see these stocks in action, visit the 5 Online Gaming Stocks to Play portfolio on Stockpickr.