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NASDAQ:ATVIActivision Blizzard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.98
+1.76 (+2.51 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$69.82
Now: $71.98
$72.21
50-Day Range
$60.46
MA: $68.50
$75.46
52-Week Range
$42.10
Now: $71.98
$75.97
Volume11.39 million shs
Average Volume8.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$55.46 billion
P/E Ratio35.63
Dividend Yield0.58%
Beta0.6
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. It 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. The company 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, it 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. The company's products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. It 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. The company was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.31 out of 5 stars


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$6.49 billion
Cash Flow$2.88 per share
Book Value$16.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$55.46 billion
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ATVI shares have increased by 21.3% and is now trading at $71.98. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Activision Blizzard?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings, 26 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Activision Blizzard.

When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

Activision Blizzard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Activision Blizzard.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $1.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.32 billion. Activision Blizzard had a return on equity of 14.57% and a net margin of 24.21%. The company's revenue was up 21.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.58 earnings per share. View Activision Blizzard's earnings history.

How often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard announced an annual dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Wednesday, May 6th. This represents a yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 14th. This is an increase from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.37. View Activision Blizzard's dividend history.

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

Activision Blizzard updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.22 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.90. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.86 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

31 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $84.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $73.68 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Activision Blizzard.

Has Activision Blizzard been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ATVI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutActivision Blizzard.

Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 14,730,000 shares, a decline of 6.4% from the April 30th total of 15,740,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.9% 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), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Starbucks (SBUX), Adobe (ADBE) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital International Investors (7.70%), BlackRock Inc. (6.76%), Capital World Investors (5.55%), State Street Corp (4.32%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.56%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.47%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Christopher B Walther, Collister Johnson, Jesse Yang, Riccardo Zacconi and Robert J Morgado. 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, Bessemer Group Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Invesco Ltd., Primecap Management Co. CA, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, and Capital Research Global Investors. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Christopher B Walther, Collister Johnson, and Robert J Morgado. View insider buying and selling activity for Activision Blizzard.

Which major investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Morgan Stanley, AJO LP, Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Alliancebernstein L.P., and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Activision Blizzard's stock price today?

One share of ATVI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.98.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $55.46 billion and generates $6.49 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.50 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.08 on an earnings per share basis. Activision Blizzard employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is Activision Blizzard's official website?

The official website for Activision Blizzard is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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