NASDAQ:ATVI - Activision Blizzard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $50.94 -2.62 (-4.89 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$50.94Today's Range$50.8550 - $53.1052-Week Range$50.85 - $84.68Volume10.62 million shsAverage Volume11.38 million shsMarket Capitalization$39.37 billionP/E Ratio24.85Dividend Yield0.66%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Webwww.activisionblizzard.com Phone310-255-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25 Current Ratio2.09 Quick Ratio2.01 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.85 Forward P/E Ratio21.49 P/E Growth1.51 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.02 billion Price / Sales5.54 Cash Flow$3.6490 per share Price / Cash13.96 Book Value$13.97 per share Price / Book3.65 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 Shares763,050,000Market Cap$39.37 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter? Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $1.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.66 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.25 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, 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 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 twelve-month price targets for Activision Blizzard's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's share price to reach $76.3913 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.0% 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 5 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? News stories about ATVI stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard? Activision Blizzard saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 21,870,793 shares, an increase of 15.1% from the October 15th total of 19,008,944 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,085,983 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Activision Blizzard's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Activision Blizzard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Activision Blizzard include SAP (SAP), Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), VMware (VMW), Intuit (INTU), Dassault Systemes (DASTY), ServiceNow (NOW), Square (SQ), Autodesk (ADSK), Electronic Arts (EA), CA (CA), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Shopify (SHOP), Symantec (SYMC) and Citrix Systems (CTXS). 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%), BlackRock Inc. (6.57%), Capital World Investors (3.94%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.93%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.80%) and Capital International Investors (1.19%). 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 institutional 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 institutional 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 $50.94. How big of a company is Activision Blizzard? Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $39.37 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,428 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 584 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,012MarketBeat'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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: When is a capital gain realized?