|Bid||60.99 x 100|
|Ask||61.01 x 300|
|Day's range||60.36 - 61.22|
|52-week range||35.12 - 66.58|
|PE ratio (TTM)||41.26|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.30 (0.49%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
A new patent filed by Activision has gamers worried about potential microtransaction manipulation, but the company swears it hasn't implemented the idea in its games.
Destiny 2 retail sales are down by a significant margin from the original, but there are a few explanations as to why that make sense.
U.S. physical game sales of "Destiny 2" declined more than 50 percent in the month of September versus the 2014 release of "Destiny," according to NPD sell-through data.
CNBC analysis using Kensho historical trends shows that the third-quarter earnings season results in the best stock performance, on average.
Heading into the crucial holiday season, Wall Street is trying to figure out what to make of videogame stocks, which are among the year’s biggest gainers so far. There will be a bunch of key titles out for the holidays, but one fan of Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard suggested Wednesday that investors should be cautious about the two companies through the end of the year. In the past, shares of the publishers have fallen in the last few months of the year before rebounding early the next year, according to Needham analyst Laura Martin.
A survey of U.S. teens says the most sought-after video game this holiday season is Activision Blizzard's "Call of Duty: WWII".
The return of Iron Banner has sparked mixed feelings among Destiny 2 players, as it doesn't seem as rewarding as it used to, or as compared to the rest of D2 itself.
Videogame stocks have soared in recent months, and over the weekend Barron’s had positive things to say about the industry’s continued momentum. Cowen analyst Doug Creutz downgraded shares of Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive Software, and Ubisoft Entertainment to Market Perform based on his belief that the stocks will lose steam once a big wave a new games hits stores in the next few months. In-game spending has fundamentally changed the industry, giving publishers a steady revenue stream from more established titles, and boosting profits as well.
Investment bank Cowen downgraded shares of Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive Software and European-traded Ubisoft.
Shares of video game giants--including Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Take Two Interactive (TTWO), and Electronic Arts (EA)--sank on Monday after a bearish analyst report on the state of the industry.
Cowen reduces its rating on Activision Blizzard shares to market perform from outperform for the first time in nine years.
Destiny 2 has improved on Destiny 1 in some ways, but it's regressed in others. How can the endgame grind be improved without making it totally mindless and exhausting?
Blizzard has accidentally released images of its new Overwatch Halloween skins for Reaper, Mei, Symmetra and Zenyatta. Check them all out here.
Just about the worst thing that could have happened to a videogame maker happened to Activision Blizzard last winter: Its most important title flopped. Then Activision (ATVI), the largest U.S. videogame publisher, atoned for its missteps by encouraging more in-game spending—getting fans to routinely pay up for new weapons, new missions, and new virtual outfits within titles they already owned. Smaller rivals have also ramped up recurring spending—with similar results.
Activision Blizzard • ATVI-Nasdaq Equal Weight • Price $63.45 on Oct. 3 by Barclays We are initiating coverage of the videogame developer/publisher’s shares with an Equal Weight rating and a $65 price target, based on 26 times our 2018 estimated earnings per share of $2.51. Activision is nearing the peak of its recent history with limited multiple upside. Hess • HES-NYSE Outperform • Price $46.32 on Sept. 26 by Raymond James This past weekend, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled in favor of Ghana in its maritime-boundary dispute with Ivory Coast, drawing a line that closely matched what was claimed by Ghana.