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

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$47.32 +0.24 (+0.51 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 08:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.08
Today's Range$46.78 - $47.85
52-Week Range$45.50 - $84.68
Volume8.74 million shs
Average Volume11.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.92 billion
P/E Ratio23.08
Dividend Yield0.72%
Beta1.05
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. The company 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. It 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, the company 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. Its products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. The company 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. Activision Blizzard, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATVI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP00507V10
Phone310-255-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio2.09
Quick Ratio2.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.08
Forward P/E Ratio20.14
P/E Growth1.46

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.02 billion
Price / Sales5.15
Cash Flow$3.7143 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.74
Book Value$12.51 per share
Price / Book3.78

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.05
Net Income$273 million
Net Margins8.07%
Return on Equity15.44%
Return on Assets8.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,800
Outstanding Shares763,050,000
Market Cap$35.92 billion
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 will Activision Blizzard's stock buyback program work?

Activision Blizzard announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The firm earned $1.66 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.66 billion. Activision Blizzard had a return on equity of 15.44% and a net margin of 8.07%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 EPS. 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, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Activision Blizzard.

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

Activision Blizzard updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.06 billion.Activision Blizzard also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.58-2.58 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

24 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's share price to reach $74.4583 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Activision Blizzard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Activision Blizzard?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 20 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?

Press coverage about ATVI stock has been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Activision Blizzard's key competitors?

Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Collister Johnson, Pres & COO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Spencer Adam Neumann, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Dennis Durkin, Chief Corp. Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Michael Morhaime, Pres & CEO of Blizzard Entertainment Inc (Age 50)

Who are Activision Blizzard's major shareholders?

Activision Blizzard's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (12.70%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.94%), BlackRock Inc. (6.57%), Capital World Investors (3.94%), Morgan Stanley (2.92%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.93%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Dennis M Durkin, Michael Morhaime, Riccardo Zacconi, Robert A Kotick, 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 Capital World Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, American Century Companies Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, ADAMCAPITAL Gestao de Recursos Ltda., BlackRock Inc. and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Brian G Kelly, Dennis M Durkin, Riccardo Zacconi, Robert J Corti and Stephen G Wereb. View Insider Buying and Selling for Activision Blizzard.

Which major investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bessemer Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt. 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 $47.32.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $35.92 billion and generates $7.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $273 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.05 on an earnings per share basis. Activision Blizzard employs 9,800 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 BOULEVARD, 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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,441 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  605 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  2,046
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This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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