NASDAQ:ATVI

Activision Blizzard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$91.49
-1.70 (-1.82 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$91.05
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50-Day Range
$88.69
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52-Week Range
$71.19
$104.53
Volume8.51 million shs
Average Volume5.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$71.09 billion
P/E Ratio30.80
Dividend Yield0.50%
Beta0.61
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About Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through three segments: Activision Publishing, Inc.; Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.; and King Digital Entertainment. It develops and distributes content and services on video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices, including subscription, full-game, and in-game sales, as well as by licensing software to third-party or related-party companies that distribute Activision and Blizzard products. The company also maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates digital distribution of content, online social connectivity, and the creation of user-generated content. In addition, it operates esports leagues and offer digital advertising 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 key product franchises include Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Candy Crush. It serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through third-party distribution and licensing arrangements. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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Consumer Discretionary Sector

4th out of 597 stocks

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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Activision Blizzard a buy right now?

22 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Activision Blizzard stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Activision Blizzard?

Wall Street analysts have given Activision Blizzard a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Activision Blizzard wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 8,970,000 shares, a decline of 14.2% from the May 13th total of 10,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,520,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

Activision Blizzard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $2.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.77 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 26.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.18%. The company's revenue was up 36.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share.
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How has Activision Blizzard's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Activision Blizzard's stock was trading at $59.33 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ATVI shares have increased by 54.2% and is now trading at $91.49.
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How often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard announced an annual dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Thursday, May 6th. This represents a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 14th. This is a positive change from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.41.
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Is Activision Blizzard a good dividend stock?

Activision Blizzard pays an annual dividend of $0.47 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.50%. Activision Blizzard does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Activision Blizzard is 14.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Activision Blizzard will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.69% next year. This indicates that Activision Blizzard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Activision Blizzard issued on next quarter's earnings?

Activision Blizzard updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.700-3.700 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.650. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.60 billion-$8.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.55 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

22 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $110.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $4.76M)
  • Mr. Daniel I. Alegre, Pres & COO (Age 52, Pay $5.53M)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Walther, Chief Legal Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.52M)
  • Ms. Claudine Naughton, Chief People Officer (Age 52, Pay $2.5M)
  • Mr. Armin Zerza, Chief Commercial Officer & CFO
  • Mr. Jesse Yang, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Brian Bulatao, Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Christopher Patrick Hickey CFA, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Hon. Frances Fragos Townsend, Exec. VP of Corp. Affairs, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Helaine S. Klasky, Chief Communications Officer

What is Robert A. Kotick's approval rating as Activision Blizzard's CEO?

62 employees have rated Activision Blizzard CEO Robert A. Kotick on Glassdoor.com. Robert A. Kotick has an approval rating of 50% among Activision Blizzard's employees. This puts Robert A. Kotick in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), salesforce.com (CRM) and Adobe (ADBE).

What is Activision Blizzard's stock symbol?

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

Who are Activision Blizzard's major shareholders?

Activision Blizzard's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.48%), Capital International Investors (2.98%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.57%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.56%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.26%) and Morgan Stanley (1.21%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Armin Zerza, Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Collister Johnson, Daniel Alegre, Dennis M Durkin, Jesse Yang, Peter J Nolan and Robert J Morgado.
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Which institutional investors are selling Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, Capital International Investors, Corvex Management LP, Morgan Stanley, APG Asset Management N.V., Primecap Management Co. CA, Strs Ohio, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Armin Zerza, Brian G Kelly, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Daniel Alegre, and Dennis M Durkin.
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Which institutional investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., HS Management Partners LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Federated Hermes Inc., FIL Ltd, and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Activision Blizzard stock in the last two years include Jesse Yang, and Peter J Nolan.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Activision Blizzard's stock price today?

One share of ATVI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.49.

How much money does Activision Blizzard make?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $71.09 billion and generates $8.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

Activision Blizzard employs 9,500 workers across the globe.

Does Activision Blizzard have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Activision Blizzard: ATVI C.V., Activision Blizzard International BV, Activision Blizzard Media Limited, Activision Blizzard UK Limited, Activision Publishing Inc., Beenox, Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment SAS, Budcat Creations, California 7 Studios, DemonWare, Gray Matter Interactive Studios, High Moon Studios, King.com, King.com (US) LLC, Major League Gaming Inc, Midasplayer AB, Omniata, Radical Entertainment, RedOctane, Shaba Games, Treyarch, and Z-Axis Ltd..

When was Activision Blizzard founded?

Activision Blizzard was founded in 1979.

What is Activision Blizzard's official website?

The official website for Activision Blizzard is www.activisionblizzard.com.

Where are Activision Blizzard's headquarters?

Activision Blizzard is headquartered at 3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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