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Activision Blizzard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$78.14
+1.63 (+2.13 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.66
Now: $78.14
$78.21
50-Day Range
$75.12
MA: $78.33
$81.98
52-Week Range
$50.51
Now: $78.14
$87.73
Volume3.38 million shs
Average Volume7.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.39 billion
P/E Ratio27.32
Dividend Yield0.52%
Beta0.7
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATVI
CUSIP00507V10
Phone310-255-2000
Employees9,200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.49 billion
Cash Flow$2.87 per share
Book Value$18.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$60.39 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$78.14
+1.63 (+2.13 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Activision Blizzard's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Activision Blizzard's stock was trading at $59.33 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ATVI stock has increased by 31.7% and is now trading at $78.14.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Activision Blizzard?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Activision Blizzard in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Activision Blizzard?

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When is Activision Blizzard's next earnings date?

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

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.06. The company earned $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.70 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 28.90% and a return on equity of 19.07%. Activision Blizzard's revenue for the quarter was up 61.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.26 earnings per share.
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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 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 yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 14th. This is an increase from Activision Blizzard's previous annual dividend of $0.37.
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What guidance has Activision Blizzard issued on next quarter's earnings?

Activision Blizzard issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.58 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ATVI?

27 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Activision Blizzard's stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $109.00. On average, they anticipate Activision Blizzard's stock price to reach $91.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,160,000 shares, a drop of 13.8% from the September 30th total of 9,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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).

Who are Activision Blizzard's key executives?

Activision Blizzard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Kotick, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $4.72M)
  • Mr. Dennis Durkin, CFO & Pres of Emerging Bus.es (Age 49, Pay $5.79M)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Walther, Chief Legal Officer (Age 53, Pay $2.03M)
  • Ms. Claudine Naughton, Chief People Officer (Age 51, Pay $944.59k)
  • Mr. Daniel I. Alegre, Pres & COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jesse Yang, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • 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
  • Mr. David Messinger, Chief Marketing Officer

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), State Street Corp (4.46%), Morgan Stanley (1.10%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.85%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.66%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.63%). Company insiders that own Activision Blizzard stock include Brian G Kelly, Brian M Stolz, Casey Wasserman, Christopher B Walther, Claudine Macartney, Collister Johnson, Dennis M Durkin, Jesse Yang and Robert J Morgado.
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Which major investors are selling Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, AJO LP, Boston Partners, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cooke & Bieler LP, Natixis, and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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, Dennis M Durkin, and Robert J Morgado.
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Which major investors are buying Activision Blizzard stock?

ATVI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd..
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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 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 $78.14.

How big of a company is Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard has a market capitalization of $60.39 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.

What is Activision Blizzard's official website?

The official website for Activision Blizzard is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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