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

$56.96
-0.76 (-1.32 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$55.76
Now: $56.96
$58.63
50-Day Range
$52.05
MA: $59.44
$64.37
52-Week Range
$41.84
Now: $56.96
$64.53
Volume8.51 million shs
Average Volume11.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.81 billion
P/E Ratio29.21
Dividend Yield0.64%
Beta0.77
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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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$2.77 per share
Book Value$16.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$43.81 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ATVI stock has decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at $56.96. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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

29 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, 24 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, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Activision Blizzard.

How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The company reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.04. The business earned $2.71 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.68 billion. Activision Blizzard had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 23.18%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.84 EPS. 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 dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 14th. This is a positive change 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 issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.81. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.725 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

29 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Activision Blizzard's share price to reach $65.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Activision Blizzard.

Has Activision Blizzard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ATVI stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely 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 increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 20,116,500 shares, an increase of 16.2% from the February 27th total of 17,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,389,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.7% 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?

Some companies that are related to Activision Blizzard include Electronic Arts (EA), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), Zynga (ZNGA), Glu Mobile (GLUU) and Rosetta Stone (RST).

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), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Adobe (ADBE) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.87%), Capital International Investors (7.43%), Capital World Investors (6.96%), State Street Corp (4.34%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.47%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.14%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian M Stolz, Christopher B Walther, Collister Johnson, Riccardo Zacconi and Robert J Morgado. 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Ruffer LLP, CI Investments Inc., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Capital Research Global Investors, and Capital World Investors. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Brian M Stolz, Christopher B Walther, Collister Johnson, and Robert J Morgado. View insider buying and selling activity for Activision Blizzard.

Which institutional investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Norges Bank, Capital International Investors, Aspex Management HK Ltd, AO Asset Management LP, Boston Partners, AJO LP, and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $56.96.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $43.81 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. View additional information about Activision Blizzard.

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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,610 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  849 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,459
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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