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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI

Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Multimedia & Graphics Software in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVIĀ  has a market cap of 29186.41. Since its IPO date on the 10/25/1993, Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI performance year to date is 5.76%. Today Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI has gained 1.77%, with a current price of 41.33.

Ownership of the company is 5.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 23.00%. Return of assets are at 5.40%, with return on investment at 9.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.69. While Total debt/equity is 0.7. With a profit margin of 17.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 65.60%, and operating margin of 25.60%. Activision Blizzard, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.7.

For the last year Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI has seen a EPS growth of 5.90%. A performance for the year of 42.25%. The 52-week high is -4.00%, and the 52-week low is 73.32%. The average volume for Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI is 4240394.

With a target price of 43.34, can Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI. Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a P/E of 36.49 and a forward P/E of 18.97. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.58. Activision Blizzard, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.03 and 3.57 respectively. For P/cash, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 24.84 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 41.33, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.64%. We see a return on equity of 10.30%.

Looking more long-term Activision Blizzard, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 23.03%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.94% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 5.90% for this year and for the last five years a 28.90% growth has been seen.

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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