Activision Blizzard Company Profile (NASDAQ:ATVI)

About Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard logoActivision Blizzard, Inc. is a developer and publisher of online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile and tablet games. The Company operates through Activision Publishing, Inc. (Activision) and its subsidiaries, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (Blizzard) and its subsidiaries, and Other segments. The Company also develops products spanning other genres, including first-person action, action/adventure, role-playing, simulation and strategy. It distributes interactive entertainment hardware and software products in Europe through its European distribution subsidiaries: Centresoft in the United Kingdom and NBG in Germany. It offers games that operate on the Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) Xbox One (Xbox One) and Xbox 360 (Xbox 360), Nintendo Co. Ltd. (Nintendo) Wii U (Wii U) and Wii (Wii), and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (Sony) PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 3 (PS3) console systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Multimedia & Graphics Software
  • Sub-Industry: Home Entertainment Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ATVI
  • CUSIP: 00507V10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.64
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 40.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.63
  • P/E Growth: 0.87
  • Market Cap: $30.16B
  • Outstanding Shares: 741,467,000
  • Beta: 0.98
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.84)
Consensus Price Target: $43.25 (6.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/23/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$38.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/8/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
8/7/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$43.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$43.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Boost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$40.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingNeutral$44.00View Rating Details
6/26/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/26/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$36.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
5/8/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/8/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/16/2016Hilliard LyonsUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$29.23View Rating Details
11/5/2015KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
8/5/2015Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$30.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.42$0.45$1.44 billion$1.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.12$0.23$812.14 million$908.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.86$0.83$2.20 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.15$0.21$956.51 million$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.08$0.13$666.28 million$759.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.07$0.16$650.47 million$703.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.88$0.94$2.24 billion$2.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.13$0.23$1,000.00 million$1.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.02$0.06$607.75 million$658.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.10$0.19$688.23 million$772.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.03$0.08$589.43 million$657.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.07$0.08$605.21 million$608.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.17$705.04 million$804.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.72$0.78$2.44 billion$2.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.08$0.15$710.20 million$751.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.12$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.04$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.56$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.02$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.05$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.08$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.51$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.78 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20161$0.36$0.36$0.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
Annual Dividend:$0.26
Dividend Yield:0.64%
Payout Ratio:26.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.61% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
13.83% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2016Riccardo ZacconiCEOSell19,761$39.63$783,128.43View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Peter J. NolanDirectorBuy20,000$39.79$795,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Brian G KellyDirectorSell386,927$40.51$15,674,412.77View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Robert A KotickCEOSell4,588,775$40.51$185,891,275.25View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Thomas TipplCOOSell44,427$41.83$1,858,381.41View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Riccardo ZacconiCEOSell19,761$40.65$803,284.65View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Michael MorhaimeCEOSell1,150,000$38.15$43,872,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Michael MorhaimeCEOSell163,400$37.77$6,171,618.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Stephen G WerebInsiderSell71,775$37.56$2,695,869.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Thomas TipplCOOSell300,000$39.08$11,724,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Eric HirshbergCEOSell168,699$32.49$5,481,030.51View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Stephen G WerebInsiderSell49,453$30.95$1,530,570.35View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Christopher B WaltherInsiderSell74,121$32.15$2,382,990.15View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Humam SakhniniInsiderSell394,280$22.88$9,021,126.40View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Brian HodousInsiderSell29,624$20.76$614,994.24View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Thomas TipplCOOSell191,170$19.81$3,787,077.70View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Thomas TipplCOOSell52,372$19.80$1,036,965.60View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Eric HirshbergCEOSell66,400$17.20$1,142,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Eric HirshbergCEOSell43,768$17.22$753,684.96View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Christopher WaltherInsiderSell200,000$17.23$3,446,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Brian HodousInsiderSell50,000$17.45$872,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Thomas TipplCOOSell1,318,747$17.27$22,774,760.69View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Eric HirshbergCEOSell62,564$17.16$1,073,598.24View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Stephen WerebInsiderSell185,876$17.53$3,258,406.28View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Thomas TipplCOOSell273,507$17.77$4,860,219.39View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
DateHeadline logoGaming for a good cause — charities court millennials online (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 25 at 8:26 AM logoBillionaires Pile into Activision Blizzard, Inc. But is it a Buy? (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 6:18 PM logoCommit To Buy Activision Blizzard At $30, Earn 6.4% Using Options - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 11:54 AM
News IconTech Stocks Reports Analysis: Tableau Software Inc (NYSE:DATA), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) - share market updates (press release) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 11:54 AM logoArgus Boosts Activision Earnings Estimates, Thinks Stock Should Trade At A Premium - Benzinga (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 11:54 AM logoACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material D (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 11:54 AM logoBRIEF-Activision Blizzard enters 5th amendment to credit agreement (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 24 at 6:57 AM logoElectronic Arts Breaks Tackles, Hits New High On NFL Game Launch (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 23 at 3:41 PM logoChip sector at 16-year high (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 23 at 3:41 PM logoChris Davis Buys Activision Blizzard, Sells - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 23 at 6:46 AM
News IconNotable Movers to Watch: SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE:SFUN), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 23 at 6:46 AM
News IconActivision Blizzard, Inc.: This Could Send ATVI Stock Surging (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 8:44 PM logoChris Davis Buys Activision Blizzard, Sells (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 8:44 PM logoCowen's Gamescom Takeaways - Benzinga (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 3:40 PM logoActivision receives vote of confidence (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 3:40 PM logoMost-Anticipated Video Game Is Out Of This World (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 3:40 PM logoMomentum Stocks: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) - iStreetWire (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 22 at 8:27 AM logoNike, Pepsi, Mondelez: Billionaires Are Counting On These Consumer Stocks To Woo Customers in Q3 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 20 at 3:41 PM
News IconRecent Insider Trading: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 20 at 8:39 AM logoTop Buys by Directors: Nolan's $795.8K Bet on ATVI (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 19 at 4:49 PM
News IconStocks Buzz: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 19 at 4:17 PM logoActivision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Trading Up – Insiders Are Buying and Selling (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 19 at 12:01 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Activision Blizzard, Inc. : August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 18 at 9:05 PM
News IconActivision Blizzard, Inc.'s (ATVI): Stunning Stock of Wednesday - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 18 at 3:47 PM
News IconActivision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) & Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA) are Hot Stocks - Money News (press release) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 18 at 3:47 PM logoActivision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) President and CEO Robert A Kotick Sold $347.2 million of Stocks - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 18 at 3:47 PM logoActivision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) President and CEO Robert A Kotick Sold $347.2 million of Stocks (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 18 at 12:02 PM logoInsider Trading Activity – Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 9:05 PM logoEven With Custom Matches, 'Destiny' Is Unlikely To Become An eSport (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 3:42 PM
News IconActivision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) & Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) Stocks to Track - Money News (press release) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 11:51 AM logo3 Big Stock Charts: Facebook Inc (FB), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) and MeetMe Inc (MEET) - (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 11:51 AM logoSkylanders Imaginators Unleashes Kaos at Gamescom 2016 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 11:51 AM logoActivision Brings Top Gaming Franchises to Gamescom 2016 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 11:51 AM logoActivision Blizzard, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATVI-US : August 17, 2016 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 17 at 11:51 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) from Multimedia & Graphics Software (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 8:56 PM logoActivision Blizzard falls amid insider selling (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 7:30 PM logoNew Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Co-Op Mode Premieres 'Zombies in Spaceland' (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 3:43 PM logoActivision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Puts Run Hot as Paulson, Others Trim Stakes (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 3:43 PM logoNew Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Co-Op Mode Premieres ‘Zombies in Spaceland’ (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 3:43 PM logoActivision Honchos Still With 'Skin In the Game' After Selling Shares (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 3:43 PM logoActivision Blizzard -3.5% as CEO, chairman execute share sale (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 12:45 PM logoNasdaq 100 Movers: ATVI, NTES (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 12:16 PM logoActivision CEO, Chairman Sell $709 Million in Shares for Estates (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 16 at 12:16 PM logoFOCPX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Activision Blizzard (ATVI) (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 15 at 9:11 PM logoFinal Groups Confirmed for Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 15 at 9:11 PM logoFive Adventures, One Blockbuster Edition: Destiny - The Collection Available Worldwide on September 20 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 15 at 3:43 PM logoFive Adventures, One Blockbuster Edition: Destiny - The Collection Available Worldwide on September 20 (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 15 at 3:43 PM logoStocks Open Higher; Early Risers: Sysco, Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 15 at 10:52 AM logoWill Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Surprise Analysts? - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 14 at 8:27 AM
News IconUpdate on Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for the day (NASDAQ:ATVI) - August 13 at 11:48 AM


Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Chart for Thursday, August, 25, 2016

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