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NASDAQ:ATVI

Activision Blizzard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$92.58
+1.04 (+1.14 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$90.32
Now: $92.58
$93.39
50-Day Range
$88.67
MA: $96.38
$103.81
52-Week Range
$50.51
Now: $92.58
$104.53
Volume8.35 million shs
Average Volume5.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$71.73 billion
P/E Ratio32.37
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta0.71
Activision Blizzard, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes content and services on video game consoles, personal computers (PC), and mobile devices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. 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 offer 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 operate 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, and Candy Crush. 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. Activision Blizzard, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
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Headlines

Why is Activision the Stock of the Week?
March 2, 2021 |  stocknews.com
Profits Swirl at Activision Blizzard
February 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Better Buy: Activision Blizzard vs. Amazon
February 22, 2021 |  fool.com
Better Buy: Activision Blizzard vs. Amazon
February 22, 2021 |  fool.com
Hearthstone® Soars Into the Year of the Gryphon
February 19, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATVI
CUSIP00507V10
Phone310-255-2000
Employees9,080
Year Founded1979

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.49 billion
Cash Flow$2.87 per share
Book Value$16.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$71.73 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.27 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

15th out of 571 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

5th out of 285 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$92.58
+1.04 (+1.14 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Activision Blizzard a buy right now?

29 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 26 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Activision Blizzard stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Activision Blizzard?

Wall Street analysts have given Activision Blizzard a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Activision Blizzard wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 10,320,000 shares, an increase of 26.6% from the January 28th total of 8,150,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,260,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

Activision Blizzard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 4th 2021.
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How were Activision Blizzard's earnings last quarter?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.03. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 28.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.07%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.23 earnings per share.
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How has Activision Blizzard's stock price 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 shares have increased by 56.0% and is now trading at $92.58.
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How often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard declared an annual dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Thursday, May 6th. This represents a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 14th. This is a positive change from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.41.
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Is Activision Blizzard a good dividend stock?

Activision Blizzard pays an annual dividend of $0.41 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.44%. Activision Blizzard does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Activision Blizzard is 19.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Activision Blizzard will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.42% next year. This indicates that Activision Blizzard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Activision Blizzard issued on next quarter's earnings?

Activision Blizzard issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.45 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.56 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

29 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Activision Blizzard's shares. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Activision Blizzard's share price to reach $103.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $4.72M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Dennis Durkin, CFO & Pres of Emerging Bus.es (Age 50, Pay $5.79M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Walther, Chief Legal Officer (Age 54, Pay $2.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Claudine Naughton, Chief People Officer (Age 52, Pay $944.59k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel I. Alegre, Pres & COO (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jesse Yang, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Christopher Patrick Hickey CFA, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Jeffrey A. Brown, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Helaine S. Klasky, Chief Communications Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David Messinger, Chief Marketing Officer (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Robert A. Kotick's approval rating as Activision Blizzard's CEO?

62 employees have rated Activision Blizzard CEO Robert A. Kotick on Glassdoor.com. Robert A. Kotick has an approval rating of 50% among Activision Blizzard's employees. This puts Robert A. Kotick in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), salesforce.com (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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.56%), FMR LLC (6.27%), Public Investment Fund (1.94%), Morgan Stanley (1.32%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.29%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Collister Johnson, Daniel Alegre, Dennis M Durkin, Jesse Yang and Robert J Morgado.
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Which institutional investors are selling Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., AJO LP, FIL Ltd, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Junto Capital Management LP, Boston Partners, and Boston Partners. Company insiders that have sold Activision Blizzard company stock in the last year include Brian G Kelly, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Collister Johnson, Daniel Alegre, and Dennis M Durkin.
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Which institutional investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Investment Fund, Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, California Public Employees Retirement System, Morgan Stanley, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC.
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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 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 $92.58.

How much money does Activision Blizzard make?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $71.73 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.

How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

Activision Blizzard employs 9,080 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..

When was Activision Blizzard founded?

Activision Blizzard was founded in 1979.

What is Activision Blizzard's official website?

The official website for Activision Blizzard is www.activisionblizzard.com.

Where are Activision Blizzard's headquarters?

Activision Blizzard is headquartered at 3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405.

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 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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