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NASDAQ:ATVI

Activision Blizzard - ATVI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$80.79
+0.28 (+0.35%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$80.66
$80.95
50-Day Range
$73.93
$81.00
52-Week Range
$56.40
$86.90
Volume
5.82 million shs
Average Volume
8.17 million shs
Market Capitalization
$63.20 billion
P/E Ratio
33.66
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Price Target
$94.73

Activision Blizzard MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.36 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.3% Upside
$94.73 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.49% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.04
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Activision Blizzard in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$816,158 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
35.12%
From $2.42 to $3.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.55 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

106th out of 289 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

55th out of 230 stocks

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About Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Stock

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, Blizzard, and King. 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, Overwatch League, 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. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

ATVI has been the topic of a number of research reports. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of Activision Blizzard in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Moffett Nathanson upgraded shares of Activision Blizzard from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reduced their price target on shares of Activision Blizzard from $95.00 to $84.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Seventeen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Activision Blizzard currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $94.73.

Activision Blizzard Stock Performance

Shares of ATVI opened at $80.51 on Friday. The company's fifty day moving average is $77.98 and its 200-day moving average is $78.86. Activision Blizzard has a 12 month low of $56.40 and a 12 month high of $86.90. The firm has a market cap of $62.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.51 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a quick ratio of 6.18, a current ratio of 6.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.09. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 24.57% and a return on equity of 10.22%. The company had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.57 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.86 EPS. Activision Blizzard's quarterly revenue was down 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Activision Blizzard will post 2.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Transactions at Activision Blizzard

In related news, CFO Armin Zerza sold 10,174 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.22, for a total value of $816,158.28. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 186,117 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,930,305.74. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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ATVI Stock News Headlines

Activision Blizzard Banks On A Flurry Of New Content 
Activision Blizzard is on an upswing that will be compounded by new releases with or without the Microsoft deal going through.
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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) PT Lowered to $84.00
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Activision Blizzard revenues fall less than expected
Activision Blizzard Q2 Income Declines
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ATVI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
Home Entertainment Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ATVI
CUSIP
00507V10
Employees
9,800
Year Founded
1979

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$94.73
High Stock Price Forecast
$114.24
Low Stock Price Forecast
$74.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.36
Research Coverage
25 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.70 billion
Pretax Margin
28.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.80 billion
Cash Flow
$3.79 per share
Book Value
$23.33 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
773,702,000
Market Cap
$63.20 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.51

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ATVI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Activision Blizzard stock right now?

25 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last twelve months. There are currently 16 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" ATVI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ATVI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Activision Blizzard's stock price forecast for 2022?

25 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their ATVI share price forecasts range from $74.00 to $114.24. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $94.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have ATVI shares performed in 2022?

Activision Blizzard's stock was trading at $66.53 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, ATVI stock has increased by 21.3% and is now trading at $80.71.
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When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.57 billion. Activision Blizzard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 24.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.86 EPS.

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

Activision Blizzard declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, May 6th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 13th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34.
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Is Activision Blizzard a good dividend stock?

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) pays an annual dividend of $0.47 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.58%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 19.58%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ATVI will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.37% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Robert A. Kotick's approval rating as Activision Blizzard's CEO?

128 employees have rated Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Kotick on Glassdoor.com. Robert A. Kotick has an approval rating of 50% among the company's employees. This puts Robert A. Kotick in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 59.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Activision Blizzard to a friend.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Salesforce (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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (2.52%), Bank of Nova Scotia (1.23%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.15%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.90%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.68%) and Primecap Management Co. CA (0.66%). Insiders that own company stock include Armin Zerza, Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Collister Johnson, Daniel Alegre, Dennis M Durkin, Hendrik Hartong III, Jesse Yang, Peter J Nolan, Peter J Nolan and Robert J Morgado.
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How do I buy shares of Activision Blizzard?

Shares of ATVI stock 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 $80.71.

How much money does Activision Blizzard make?

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) has a market capitalization of $63.14 billion and generates $8.80 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.70 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

The company employs 9,800 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..
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When was Activision Blizzard founded?

Activision Blizzard was founded in 1979.

How can I contact Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard's mailing address is 3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405. The official website for the company is www.activisionblizzard.com. The company can be reached via phone at (310) 255-2000, via email at ir@activision.com, or via fax at 310-255-2100.

This page (NASDAQ:ATVI) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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