NASDAQ:ATVI - Activision Blizzard Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.30 -0.61 (-1.42 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 09:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$42.91
Today's Range$42.27 - $42.59
52-Week Range$39.85 - $84.68
Volume13,163 shs
Average Volume8.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.40 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend Yield0.85%
Beta0.83
Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and distributes content and services on video game consoles, personal computers (PC), and mobile devices. The company operates through three segments: Activision Publishing, Inc.; Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.; and King Digital Entertainment. It develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content for the console and PC platforms through retail and digital channels, including subscription, full-game, and in-game sales, as well as by licensing software to third-party or related-party companies; and offers downloadable content. The company also maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games; and develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services primarily on mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS, as well as distributes its content and services on the PC platform primarily through Facebook. In addition, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistics, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company's products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. It serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, first party digital storefronts, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through third-party distribution and licensing arrangements in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. The company was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATVI
CUSIP00507V10
Phone310-255-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.50 billion
Cash Flow$3.6247 per share
Book Value$15.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.81 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,900
Market Cap$32.40 billion
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Activision Blizzard's stock symbol?

Activision Blizzard trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ATVI."

How often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard announced an annual dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th. This is an increase from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.34. View Activision Blizzard's Dividend History.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.24 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 23.90% and a return on equity of 16.19%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. View Activision Blizzard's Earnings History.

When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

Activision Blizzard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Activision Blizzard.

What guidance has Activision Blizzard issued on next quarter's earnings?

Activision Blizzard updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.32. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.40 billion.Activision Blizzard also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.10-2.10 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

29 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Activision Blizzard's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $61.5185 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Activision Blizzard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Activision Blizzard?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Activision Blizzard.

Has Activision Blizzard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ATVI stock has trended very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a daily sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Activision Blizzard's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Activision Blizzard own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Activision Blizzard investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Adobe (ADBE), Paypal (PYPL), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Collister Johnson, Pres & COO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Dennis Durkin, CFO & Pres of Emerging Bus.es (Age 48)
  • Mr. Riccardo Zacconi, Exec. Officer & CEO of King Digital Entertainment Limited (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen Wereb, Deputy CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 54)

Who are Activision Blizzard's major shareholders?

Activision Blizzard's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.48%), BlackRock Inc. (6.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.30%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%), Primecap Management Co. CA (1.07%) and Swedbank (0.78%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Christopher B Walther, Dennis M Durkin, Riccardo Zacconi, Robert J Corti, Robert J Morgado and Stephen G Wereb. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Activision Blizzard.

Which major investors are selling Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Christopher B Walther, Riccardo Zacconi and Robert J Morgado. View Insider Buying and Selling for Activision Blizzard.

Which major investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Lazard Asset Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Swedbank, Geode Capital Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD and Wellington Management Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Activision Blizzard.

How do I buy shares of Activision Blizzard?

Shares of ATVI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Activision Blizzard's stock price today?

One share of ATVI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.91.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $32.87 billion and generates $7.50 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.81 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Activision Blizzard employs 9,900 workers across the globe.

What is Activision Blizzard's official website?

The official website for Activision Blizzard is http://www.activisionblizzard.com/.

How can I contact Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard's mailing address is 3100 OCEAN PARK BLVD, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405. The company can be reached via phone at 310-255-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ ATVI)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,501 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  704 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,205
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Activision Blizzard and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ATVI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ATVI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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