Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $2.52 Billion


Barometer Management holds 0.83% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)'s short interest is 0 shares. "(ATVI) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $2.12 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts" was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Zacks' sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Activision Blizzard. The stock's last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $31.8 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $30.79. (NASDAQ:ATVI) or 794,960 shares. Bank of America upgraded shares of Activision Blizzard from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and increased their target price for the stock from $65.00 to $76.00 in a report on Friday, August 4th. Therefore 79% are positive.

Several research analysts have issued reports on ATVI shares. Benchmark maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 10. Mizuho maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Jefferies. Wedbush lifted their price objective on shares of Activision Blizzard to $3.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Friday, November 3 with "Outperform" rating. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 15. Ci Global Invs Inc stated it has 0.33% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Credit Suisse. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Robert W. Baird. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Friday, November 3 with "Buy" rating.

Analysts await Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company is expected to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, February 8th. A higher P/E allows an investor to expect higher earnings growth compared to the companies with a lower P/E. Activision Blizzard, Inc., (reader can compare this with other companies that he is interested in). ATVI's profit will be $650.25 million for 18.14 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality.

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The company reported its EPS on 9/29/2017.

Capital World Investors now owns 22,538,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,297,513,000 after purchasing an additional 4,327,000 shares in the last quarter. Its up 0.24, from 0.91 in 2017Q1.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. These shares are worth $1,257,590 and were traded at $63.64 each. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Activision Blizzard by 108.6% in the 3rd quarter. One National Association has 0.24% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 5.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

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General Motors Company was covered by a number of analysts recently, 12 rated the stock as Buy, 8 rated Outperform, 6 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. Buckingham Research initiated coverage on shares of Activision Blizzard in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 22,287,591 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,283,097,000 after purchasing an additional 10,083,717 shares in the last quarter. Pictet Asset reported 534,763 shares. British Columbia Invest reported 0.13% stake. 6,814 are held by Fiera.

Activision Blizzard, Inc is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Lone Pine Cap Ltd has invested 6.3% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Barometer Capital Management reported 142,750 shares. Cookson Peirce And Communications has invested 0.12% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company has a market cap of $46.54 Billion. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ser Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. It also upped Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) stake by 12,975 shares and now owns 62,517 shares. Gilder Gagnon Howe And Limited Company accumulated 1.5% or 1.76M shares. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 51,513 shares of the company's stock worth $2,966,000 after purchasing an additional 204 shares during the period. Green Square Capital LLC now owns 9,809 shares of the company's stock valued at $633,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 142,750 shares. The Piotroski score is used to determine the best value stocks, nine being the best. They expect $0.86 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $0.86 per share. Public Employees Retirement System of OH boosted its holdings in shares of Activision Blizzard by 0.4% during the 3rd quarter.

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