Activision Blizzard (ATVI) : Mark Asset Management Corp reduced its stake in Activision Blizzard by 25.37% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 200,397 shares of Activision Blizzard which is valued at $8,244,333 after selling 68,124 shares in Activision Blizzard , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016.Activision Blizzard makes up approximately 2.29% of Mark Asset Management Corp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Pdt Partners added ATVI to its portfolio by purchasing 164,100 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $6,751,074. Activision Blizzard makes up approx 0.39% of Pdt Partners’s portfolio.New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in ATVI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 248,500 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,394,100 shares of Activision Blizzard which is valued at $57,353,274. Activision Blizzard makes up approx 0.08% of New York State Common Retirement Fund’s portfolio.Wedge Capital Management L L Pnc boosted its stake in ATVI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 70,531 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,816,123 shares of Activision Blizzard which is valued at $72,935,500. Activision Blizzard makes up approx 0.80% of Wedge Capital Management L L Pnc’s portfolio. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services added ATVI to its portfolio by purchasing 33,737 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,354,878. Activision Blizzard makes up approx 0.24% of Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services’s portfolio.Wealthtrust-arizona reduced its stake in ATVI by selling 569 shares or 34.38% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,086 shares of ATVI which is valued at $45,004. Activision Blizzard makes up approx 0.03% of Wealthtrust-arizona’s portfolio.
Activision Blizzard closed down -0.13 points or -0.30% at $43.38 with 9,687,107 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $43.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $43.23 and an intraday high of $44.23 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Activision Blizzard reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Aug 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.42. The company had revenue of $1609.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1447.97 million. The company’s revenue was up 112.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Activision Blizzard. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Sep 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 48 from a previous price target of $46 .Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Aug 8, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 46 from a previous price target of $45 .Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Aug 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 46 from a previous price target of $42 .
Activision Blizzard Inc. is a developer and publisher of online personal computer (PC) video game console handheld mobile and tablet games. The Company offers games that operate on the Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) Xbox One (Xbox One) and Xbox 360 (Xbox 360) Nintendo Co. Ltd. (Nintendo) Wii U (Wii U) and Wii (Wii) and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (Sony) PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 3 (PS3) console systems. The Company also develops products spanning other genres including first-person action action/adventure role-playing simulation and strategy. It distributes interactive entertainment hardware and software products in Europe through its European distribution subsidiaries: Centresoft in the United Kingdom and NBG in Germany. The Company’s operating segments include Activision Publishing Inc. and its subsidiaries Blizzard Entertainment Inc. and its subsidiaries and Activision Blizzard Distribution.