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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 9647.1, and so far today it has a volume of 1800719. Performance year to date since the 10/25/1993 is 4.23%.

To help you determine whether Activision Blizzard, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 40.18 and forward P/E is 18.57. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.71. P/S ratio is 5.55 and the P/B ratio is 3.46. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 19.82 respectively.

At the current price Activision Blizzard, Inc. is trading at, 40.28 (0.64% today), Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.65%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 25.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.50% after growing 5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -41.20%, and 50.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 744.53, and the number of shares float is 665.16. The senior management bring insider ownership to 5.00%, and institutional ownership is at 72.20%. The float short is 2.77%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.91. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.70%, and also a return on investment of 9.00%.

The ability for Activision Blizzard, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 0.59. In terms of margins, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a gross margin of 63.40%, with its operating margin at 21.20%, and Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a profit margin of 13.80%.

The 52 week high is -6.45%, with 68.90% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.49% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.03%.

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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