Activision Blizzard(ATVI) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.57% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.26. Activision Blizzard has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.04% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.26. Activision Blizzard(ATVI) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 10, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.3. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.3. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 0.66%. Activision Blizzard(ATVI) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.14 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.18. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Activision Blizzard(ATVI) is at the rate of 9.33% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.92. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.2% or 0.09 points. After the session commenced at $45.37, the stock reached the higher end at $45.65 while it hit a low of $45.065. With the volume soaring to 8,534,848 shares, the last trade was called at $45.39. The company has a 52-week high of $47.639. The company has a market cap of $33,734 million and there are 743,213,370 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $28.55. Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. rose by 14.25% in the last five trading days and 16.15% for the last 4 weeks. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is up 17.8% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 25.7%.
Currently the company Insiders own 25.23% of Activision Blizzard, Inc shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 86.29% of Activision Blizzard, Inc shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -15.48%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 15, 2017, Robert J Morgado (director) sold 242,843 shares at 45.73 per share price.On Feb 14, 2017, Robert A Kotick (President & CEO) sold 3,962,998 shares at 45.83 per share price.On Feb 14, 2017, Brian G Kelly (director) sold 5,037,998 shares at 45.72 per share price.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 13, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 53 from a previous price target of $45 .Activision Blizzard was Reiterated by Stifel to Buy on Feb 10, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on Feb 3, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 53.90 from a previous price target of $50.87 .Activision Blizzard was Reiterated by Mizuho on Jan 13, 2017 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 45 from a previous price target of $48 .Activision Blizzard was Reiterated by Stifel on Dec 14, 2016 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 45 from a previous price target of $46 .
Activision Blizzard Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $0.75. The company had revenue of $2452.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2372.08 million. The companys revenue was up 81.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.83 EPS.
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzards portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, and Tony Hawk, as well as Spider-Man, X-Men, Shrek, James Bond and TRANSFORMERS, leading franchises such as Crash Bandicoot and Spyro and Blizzard Entertainments StarCraft, Diablo, and Warcraft franchises including the global number one subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Romania, Australia, Chile, India, Japan, China, the region of Taiwan and South Korea.