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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 8908.93, and so far today it has a volume of 6214900. Performance year to date since the 10/25/1993 is 14.56%.

To help you determine whether Activision Blizzard, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 44.17 and forward P/E is 20.3. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.88. P/S ratio is 6.06 and the P/B ratio is 3.8. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 21.66 respectively.

At the current price Activision Blizzard, Inc. is trading at, 43.99 (-1.21% today), Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.59%, 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 9.11% 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 739.96, and the number of shares float is 682.67. The senior management bring insider ownership to 4.50%, and institutional ownership is at 86.20%. The float short is 2.90%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.22. 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 -2.50%, with 67.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.29% and the 200 day simple moving average is 17.94%.

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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