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

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$45.31 +0.33 (+0.73 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.98
Today's Range$44.65 - $45.59
52-Week Range$39.85 - $84.68
Volume4.58 million shs
Average Volume12.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.61 billion
P/E Ratio18.96
Dividend Yield0.82%
Beta0.83
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

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATVI
CUSIP00507V10
Phone310-255-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.50 billion
Cash Flow$3.6897 per share
Book Value$14.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.81 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,900
Market Cap$34.61 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed)
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 often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th. This is an increase from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.34. View Activision Blizzard's Dividend History.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.08. The business earned $2.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.04 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 24.16% and a return on equity of 17.55%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.94 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, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Activision Blizzard.

How can I listen to Activision Blizzard's earnings call?

Activision Blizzard will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883948218.

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

Activision Blizzard updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.30 billion.Activision Blizzard also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.10-2.10 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

28 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $62.1481 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Activision Blizzard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Activision Blizzard?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 9 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?

Headlines about ATVI stock have been trending positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 17,167,617 shares, a decline of 16.8% from the February 28th total of 20,631,166 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,206,862 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Activision Blizzard's Current Options Chain.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Adobe (ADBE), Paypal (PYPL), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX) and Visa (V).

Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Collister Johnson, Pres & COO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Dennis Durkin, CFO & Pres of Emerging Bus.es (Age 48)
  • Mr. Riccardo Zacconi, Exec. Officer & CEO of King Digital Entertainment Limited (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen Wereb, Deputy CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 54)

Who are Activision Blizzard's major shareholders?

Activision Blizzard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.32%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Strs Ohio (0.05%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Dennis M Durkin, Riccardo Zacconi, 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 Strs Ohio, Cozad Asset Management Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, South Texas Money Management Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., TIAA FSB and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Riccardo Zacconi and Robert J Morgado. View Insider Buying and Selling for Activision Blizzard.

Which major investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Community Trust & Investment Co., Centre Asset Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $45.31.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $34.61 billion and generates $7.50 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.81 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Activision Blizzard employs 9,900 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:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,492 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  689 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,181
MarketBeat'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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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