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Is Activision Blizzard, Inc.(NASDAQ: ATVI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/25/1993. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is in the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Activision Blizzard, Inc., is 8960.23, and so far today it has a volume of 2559454. Performance year to date since the 10/25/1993 is 8.13%.

To help you determine whether Activision Blizzard, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 37.3 and forward P/E is 19.4. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.92. P/S ratio is 6.28 and the P/B ratio is 3.65. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 25.87 respectively.

At the current price Activision Blizzard, Inc. is trading at, 41.3 (-0.53% today), Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.63%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 23.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.11, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 15.18% after growing 5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -15.70%, and 13.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 732.1, and the number of shares float is 661.89. The senior management bring insider ownership to 5.00%, and institutional ownership is at 71.40%. The float short is 2.71%, with the short ratio at a value of 2. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.40%, and also a return on investment of 9.00%.

The ability for Activision Blizzard, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.69 and total debt/equity is 0.7. In terms of margins, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a gross margin of 65.60%, with its operating margin at 25.60%, and Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a profit margin of 17.10%.

The 52 week high is -4.07%, with 73.20% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.02% and the 200 day simple moving average is 16.51%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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