Stocks Alert: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)


The company has a market cap of $33.84B and now has 744M shares outstanding. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.19 per share.

ATVI has been the topic of a number of other reports. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Activision Blizzard (ATVI) is at the rate of 9.33% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.92.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Activision Blizzard, Inc., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 12 analysts have given a Buy signal, 3 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. The share price is now 12.16 percent versus its SMA20, 17.99 percent versus its SMA50, and 13.42 percent versus its SMA200.

Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $1.1 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 17 analysts. The average and low price target for the stock are $50.63 and $42, respectively. Finally, Vetr upgraded Activision Blizzard from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $49.99 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 11th.

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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 9th.

Physicians Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in Activision Blizzard by 21.7% in the third quarter.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), stock is trading $47.64 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 6.70% in last 5 years.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ended its day at $45.39 with the rising stream of -0.20% and its total traded volume was 8.53 million shares less than the average volume.

This stock (ATVI) is ahead of its 52-week low with 60.6%. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 16.2 percent, operating profit margin was 22.4 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 63.7 percent. The legal version of this report can be read at The stock was sold at an average price of $45.67, for a total value of $230,085,368.66.

In other Activision Blizzard news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 17th. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Brian G. Kelly sold 5,037,998 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 14th. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. Following the transaction, the director now owns 279,783 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,791,678.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 559,850 shares in the company, valued at approximately $25,568,349.50. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 24.0% in the third quarter. Synovus Financial Corp purchased a new stake in Activision Blizzard during the third quarter worth $163,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,050,637 shares of the company's stock worth $46,543,000 after buying an additional 194,524 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 17,171,623 shares of the company's stock worth $760,703,000 after buying an additional 2,891,812 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 1,659,043 shares of the company's stock worth $73,496,000 after buying an additional 35,147 shares during the last quarter. 4,105,046 shares of the company traded hands. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Activision Blizzard during the third quarter worth $210,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.29% of the company's stock. Finally, Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its stake in Activision Blizzard by 0.5% in the third quarter.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc is a developer and publisher of online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile and tablet games.