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Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Competitors

$93.63
+0.09 (+0.10%)
(As of 09/29/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$93.45
$93.89
50-Day Range
$90.43
$94.05
52-Week Range
$70.94
$94.21
Volume
8.62 million shs
Average Volume
6.78 million shs
Market Capitalization
$73.67 billion
P/E Ratio
34.30
Dividend Yield
1.06%
Price Target
$94.32

ATVI vs. TTWO, EA, CHTR, MAR, LULU, SONY, HLT, LVS, WBD, and DKNG

Should you be buying Activision Blizzard stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Activision Blizzard include Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO), Electronic Arts (EA), Charter Communications (CHTR), Marriott International (MAR), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Sony Group (SONY), Hilton Worldwide (HLT), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD), and DraftKings (DKNG). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Activision Blizzard vs.

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) and Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

In the previous week, Activision Blizzard had 3 more articles in the media than Take-Two Interactive Software. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Activision Blizzard and 14 mentions for Take-Two Interactive Software. Activision Blizzard's average media sentiment score of 1.04 beat Take-Two Interactive Software's score of 0.49 indicating that Take-Two Interactive Software is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Take-Two Interactive Software
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Activision Blizzard
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Activision Blizzard has a net margin of 24.87% compared to Activision Blizzard's net margin of -22.17%. Take-Two Interactive Software's return on equity of 14.87% beat Activision Blizzard's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Take-Two Interactive Software-22.17% 3.04% 1.71%
Activision Blizzard 24.87%14.87%10.78%

Take-Two Interactive Software currently has a consensus target price of $149.15, suggesting a potential upside of 6.24%. Activision Blizzard has a consensus target price of $94.32, suggesting a potential upside of 0.73%. Given Activision Blizzard's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Take-Two Interactive Software is more favorable than Activision Blizzard.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Take-Two Interactive Software
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
19 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.79
Activision Blizzard
0 Sell rating(s)
16 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

Activision Blizzard has higher revenue and earnings than Take-Two Interactive Software. Take-Two Interactive Software is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Activision Blizzard, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Take-Two Interactive Software$5.35B4.46-$1.12B-$7.29-19.26
Activision Blizzard$7.53B9.79$1.51B$2.7334.30

90.0% of Take-Two Interactive Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Activision Blizzard shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Take-Two Interactive Software shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Activision Blizzard shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Activision Blizzard received 840 more outperform votes than Take-Two Interactive Software when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.84% of users gave Activision Blizzard an outperform vote while only 68.63% of users gave Take-Two Interactive Software an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Take-Two Interactive SoftwareOutperform Votes
930
68.63%
Underperform Votes
425
31.37%
Activision BlizzardOutperform Votes
1770
77.84%
Underperform Votes
504
22.16%

Take-Two Interactive Software has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Activision Blizzard has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Activision Blizzard beats Take-Two Interactive Software on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ATVI vs. The Competition

MetricActivision BlizzardPrepackaged software IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$73.67B$18.79B$6.42B$6.29B
Dividend Yield1.06%2.86%2.80%7.65%
P/E Ratio34.3022.4916.0711.62
Price / Sales9.796.846.8355.17
Price / Cash27.6861.6018.96103.06
Price / Book3.8113.895.204.67
Net Income$1.51B$294.61M$202.34M$186.34M
7 Day Performance-0.31%0.16%0.23%-0.04%
1 Month Performance1.79%-7.74%-4.82%-6.46%
1 Year Performance25.95%10.61%14.05%6.26%

Activision Blizzard Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
2.1563 of 5 stars
$137.38
-1.0%
$149.04
+8.5%
+29.3%$23.56B$5.53B-18.8411,580Analyst Report
Positive News
EA
Electronic Arts
2.5735 of 5 stars
$118.36
-1.1%
$140.43
+18.7%
+2.5%$32.06B$7.43B36.6413,400Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
CHTR
Charter Communications
2.8264 of 5 stars
$428.72
-2.6%
$506.68
+18.2%
+40.7%$64.17B$54.02B14.40101,700Gap Down
MAR
Marriott International
2.3967 of 5 stars
$191.76
-0.6%
$212.07
+10.6%
+39.9%$57.19B$20.77B21.62377,000Options Volume
LULU
Lululemon Athletica
2.657 of 5 stars
$380.66
-1.0%
$441.93
+16.1%
+28.4%$48.37B$8.11B48.1834,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
SONY
Sony Group
2.71 of 5 stars
$81.30
-2.4%
$110.00
+35.3%
+26.6%$100.32B$85.23B14.86113,000
HLT
Hilton Worldwide
2.0371 of 5 stars
$147.34
-0.3%
$156.29
+6.1%
+23.2%$38.53B$8.77B30.76159,000Short Interest ↑
LVS
Las Vegas Sands
2.3294 of 5 stars
$45.28
-0.2%
$70.73
+56.2%
+19.0%$34.61B$4.11B646.7935,700Analyst Report
Gap Up
WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery
2.579 of 5 stars
$10.69
+0.3%
$20.56
+92.3%
-6.9%$26.06B$41.89B-3.8737,500
DKNG
DraftKings
1.9152 of 5 stars
$27.92
+2.0%
$33.20
+18.9%
+92.0%$23.93B$2.24B-10.864,200Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
Gap Up

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