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

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$47.13 +0.29 (+0.62 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.84
Today's Range$45.86 - $47.3750
52-Week Range$43.71 - $84.68
Volume8.51 million shs
Average Volume11.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.08 billion
P/E Ratio22.99
Dividend Yield0.66%
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

Current Ratio2.09
Quick Ratio2.01

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.02 billion
Price / Sales5.13
Cash Flow$3.6820 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.80
Book Value$12.51 per share
Price / Book3.77

Profitability

Net Income$273 million
Net Margins8.07%
Return on Assets8.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,800
Market Cap$36.08 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 stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) announced its quarterly earnings data 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 earned $1.66 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.66 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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 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 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 target prices for Activision Blizzard's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $70.12 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.8% 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?

Headlines about ATVI stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 17,945,119 shares, a decline of 17.3% from the November 30th total of 21,709,631 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 15,540,227 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 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 a number of 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%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), QCI Asset Management Inc. NY (0.02%) and Waverton Investment Management Ltd (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 institutional 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Tealwood Asset Management Inc., Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Private Trust Co. NA, Strategic Wealth Management Group LLC, HMS Capital Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $47.13.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $36.08 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:  624 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,081
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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