Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Valuation According To Analysts
Feb 17 2017 by Joanne Wise
The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.19 per share. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/02/17/credit-suisse-group-reaffirms-outperform-rating-for-activision-blizzard-inc-atvi.html. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 16 analysts in current tenure as 2 analysts having overweight ratings, 4 recommend as HOLD. The company is expected to grow by 16.13 percent over the next five years. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 7.50%. On average, equities analysts predict that Activision Blizzard will post $1.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) has insider ownership of 25.23% and institutional ownership of 86.29%.
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While we can never know for sure, it is pretty encouraging that estimates for ATVI have moved higher in the past few weeks, meaning that analyst sentiment is moving in the right way.
The share price of Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) was down -1.58% during the last trading session, with a day high of 45.84.
Now the company Insiders own 25.23% of Activision Blizzard, Inc shares according to the proxy statements.
EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 16.13% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 6.70% along with sales growth of 6.80% in the last five years.
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Activision Blizzard, Inc.is a developer and publisher of online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile and tablet games. 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.
Shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) remained flat at $45.48 during trading on Thursday.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has the market capitalization of $33.84 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $47.64 and 52-week low of $28.65.
The stock's 50 day moving average is 39.37 and its 200 day moving average is 40.64. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Feb 10, 2017 and 52-Week Low on Feb 19, 2016. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (3) outnumbered Sell recommendations (1). The company's P/E is 35.67 and Forward P/E ratio is 19.09.
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The goal of the F-Score is to help spot companies with strengthening balance sheets, and to help separate poor performers. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 17,171,623 shares of the company's stock worth $760,703,000 after buying an additional 2,891,812 shares during the last quarter.
In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 2 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. The highest and lowest price target given by the brokerage firms to the equity are $71 and $54, respectively. They now have a Dollars 53 price target on the stock.
Along with these its year to date performance is standing at 25.95%. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 4,879 shares of the company's stock valued at $216,000 after buying an additional 24 shares in the last quarter.
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The stock is now trading at a distance of 0.99% from SMA-20.
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