Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) EPS Estimated At $0.87

January 20, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

 Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) EPS Estimated At $0.87
Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 37 investors sold Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares while 205 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 639.82 million shares or 0.01% less from 639.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
The Florida-based Aviance Cap Mgmt Limited has invested 0.01% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Hutchin Hill Cap Limited Partnership accumulated 66,000 shares. Bluestein R H And invested in 297,919 shares. Barclays Public Ltd reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Artisan Partners Partnership invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Rhumbline Advisers reported 1.19 million shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset invested in 0.08% or 12,444 shares. Voya Inv Llc has 0.22% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 1.61M shares. 135,686 were accumulated by Utah Retirement System. Sterling Capital Mgmt Limited Com owns 0.62% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 1.02M shares. Bailard invested in 15,110 shares. Franklin Resource holds 0.02% or 561,770 shares in its portfolio. Stevens L P invested in 196,920 shares or 0.47% of the stock. Twin Tree Management Lp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Aviva Public Ltd holds 470,427 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $239.12 million activity. ZACCONI RICCARDO also sold $1.21M worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares. KELLY BRIAN G sold $228.20 million worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Monday, August 7.

Analysts expect Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) to report $0.87 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.16 % from last quarter’s $0.86 EPS. ATVI’s profit would be $657.81 million giving it 20.28 P/E if the $0.87 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Activision Blizzard, Inc.’s analysts see 102.33 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.10% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $70.57. About 5.21M shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has risen 47.83% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Ratings Coverage

Among 30 analysts covering Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Activision Blizzard had 119 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Monday, January 25 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 23. UBS maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) rating on Wednesday, August 5. UBS has “Buy” rating and $30 target. The rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, August 6 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, August 4. BMO Capital Markets initiated Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, September 28 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Jefferies.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes games for video game consoles, personal computers , mobile devices, and online social platforms. The company has market cap of $53.36 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Activision Publishing, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., and King Digital Entertainment. It has a 48.34 P/E ratio. The firm develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content.

More notable recent Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Activision Blizzard: Wait And See” on January 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Activision +1.9% as Piper likes opening of esports league” published on January 11, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Expect Little in the Near Term From Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stock” on December 28, 2017. More interesting news about Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Activision Blizzard Stock Gained 75.4% in 2017” published on January 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Activision: More To Come In 2018” with publication date: January 03, 2018.

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