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: $44.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $38.29
  • 52-Week Range: $26.49 - $45.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.27
  • P/E Growth: 0.95
  • Market Cap: $32.69B
  • Outstanding Shares: 741,467,000
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Net Margins: 13.95%
  • Return on Equity: 14.49%
  • Return on Assets: 7.52%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 17 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.85)
Consensus Price Target: $44.45 (1.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$56.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$45.56 -> $49.79View Rating Details
9/21/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$55.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$46.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHold$44.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/23/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$38.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $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
7/28/2016MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$40.00 -> $42.00View 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 9/27/2014 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: $1.99 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.17 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:0.59%
Payout Ratio:26.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
11.98% (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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 25.23%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.67%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2016Robert J. MorgadoDirectorSell29,999$43.60$1,307,956.40View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Thomas TipplCOOSell75,000$43.76$3,282,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Christopher B WaltherInsiderSell45,574$42.73$1,947,377.02View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Dennis M DurkinCFOSell119,937$41.33$4,956,996.21View SEC Filing  
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)


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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

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