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Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 33061.8. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Activision Blizzard, Inc. is 44.58 (with a change from open of 0.00%), this in conjunction with a target price of 46.5. Volume today has so far reached 3567157, with an average volume of about 9519.34. The GAP for this stock, is 0.36%.

The P/E ratio is 44.6, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 20.52. The current EPS for Activision Blizzard, Inc., is 1, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 5.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 15.68%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Activision Blizzard, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.68% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 23.44%. Quarter over quarter is -41.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 50.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 28.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 4.50% and institutional ownership is 86.10%. Shares outstanding is 744.3, while shares float is at a value of 682.64. Float short for Activision Blizzard, Inc. is 2.74% and the short ratio is 1.96.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.58, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.59. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.5. The most recent gross margin is 63.40% and their operating margin is 21.20%. The profit margin is 13.80%.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 4.70%, and on investment, 9.00%. Return on equity is 9.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.9. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.16, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.84 and Price/cash is , and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 22.

The simple moving averages are 7.28% and 20.80% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -0.40% and the 52 week low is 69.66%.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.59%, with a current price of 44.58. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 25.70%. This is in an industry, Multimedia & Graphics Software, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry means that Activision Blizzard, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 5.04%, with performance for the month coming to 11.38%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 16.65%, and for the half year the performance is 44.60%. Volatility for this week is 2.31% and for the month this is 1.72%.

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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