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

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$47.38 +0.25 (+0.53 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.13
Today's Range$46.41 - $47.63
52-Week Range$43.71 - $84.68
Volume7.83 million shs
Average Volume9.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.96 billion
P/E Ratio23.10
Dividend Yield0.72%
Beta1.02
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$7.02 billion
Cash Flow$3.7161 per share
Book Value$12.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$273 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,800
Market Cap$35.96 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 of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The firm earned $1.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.66 billion. Activision Blizzard had a return on equity of 15.44% and a net margin of 8.07%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business 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 Tuesday, February 12th 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 Tuesday, February 12th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8665484713.

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

Activision Blizzard issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) 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?

25 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Activision Blizzard's shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $70.12 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Activision Blizzard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Activision Blizzard?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 21 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?

Media coverage about ATVI stock has trended neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 17,945,119 shares, a decrease of 17.3% from the November 30th total of 21,709,631 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 15,540,227 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Activision Blizzard's Current Options Chain.

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. Riccardo Zacconi, Exec. Officer & CEO of King Digital Entertainment Limited (Age 51)

Who are Activision Blizzard's major shareholders?

Activision Blizzard's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include USS Investment Management Ltd (0.21%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.16%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.07%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). 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 Waverton Investment Management Ltd, USS Investment Management Ltd, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, QCI Asset Management Inc. NY, Boston Advisors LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Tealwood Asset Management Inc., Appleton Partners Inc. MA, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Private Trust Co. NA, Strategic Wealth Management Group LLC and Peregrine Capital Management 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 $47.38.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $35.74 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:  1,457 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  626 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,083
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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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