October 24, 2018

Is There a Spark Ahead for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)?

14 January 2018, 06:42 | Dale Webster

Currently Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.90 on the shares. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has risen 0.17% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 47.48% the S&P500. Activision Blizzard has a 12-month low of $37.49 and a 12-month high of $67.40. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Moreover, Mastrapasqua Asset Mngmt has 0.41% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. FMR LLC now owns 105,342,767 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,174,735,000 after buying an additional 49,511,148 shares during the last quarter. Their portfolio includes some of the strongest franchises in all of entertainment, developed by the incredibly talented teams at Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, King Digital Entertainment, Activision Blizzard Studios, Major League Gaming, and their independent studios, including Toys for Bob, Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games and Treyarch. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $52.85. The stock had a trading volume of 4,504,020 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,710,000. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $69.91. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Ford Mtr Co Del (Call) (NYSE:F) was reduced too.

Shares of ATVI have increased 12.84% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 1.27% in that time. Its up 0.23, from 1.15 in 2017Q2.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. 639.82 million shares or 0.01% less from 639.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hourglass Cap Limited Liability holds 0.03% or 10,000 shares in its portfolio. Farmers Comm has 0.14% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Carroll Assocs Inc has invested 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Bessemer Gru invested in 0% or 6,048 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability has invested 0.05% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Its up 145.35% from 44,100 shares previously. Cetera Advsr Ltd Com invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Parametric Port Assocs Limited Co has 141,732 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Ci Global Invs reported 68,343 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. San Francisco Sentry Invest Grp Incorporated (Ca) reported 0.4% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Clearbridge Invests Limited Liability Com invested in 0.25% or 3.39 million shares. The World Asset Management Inc holds 134,683 shares with $8.41M value, up from 109,807 last quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) or 7,550 shares. Oppenheimer maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York holds 0.01% or 208,344 shares in its portfolio. Coatue Management Llc owns 11.91 million shares or 6.28% of their United States portfolio. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a buy rating on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Therefore 28% are positive. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.96 Million. The correct version of this article can be read at The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, July 13. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 51 Million. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $32 target in Friday, February 12 report.

Is Activision Blizzard, Inc. M Partners has "Buy" rating and $30 target. Stock" on December 28, 2017, also with their article: "Activision: More To Come In 2018" published on January 03, 2018, published: "Activision Blizzard, Inc. The stock of McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) earned "Buy" rating by Needham on Wednesday, November 1. (NASDAQ:ATVI). California Public Employees Retirement System reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, November 4 by Wedbush. Mizuho reissued a "buy" rating and set a $48.00 price target on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Monday, November 7th. The company now has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $69.94.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $239.12 million activity. $228.20M worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc. On Wednesday, August 16 ZACCONI RICCARDO sold $1.21 million worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc. Asset Advisors holds 0.02% or 1,570 shares. Another trade for 160,000 shares valued at $9.71M was made by Durkin Dennis M on Friday, August 11. XPO Logistics had 63 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Among 3 analysts covering BancFirst Corp (NASDAQ:BANF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Biogen Idec Inc. had 95 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. 5 of them rate its stock a hold. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, October 15. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $41 target in Monday, January 25 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Biogen Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Zacks. Morgan Stanley maintained Biogen Inc. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 23 by Robert W. Baird. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 20,298,735 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,168,587,000 after purchasing an additional 18,094,334 shares during the period.

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