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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., ATVI  has a market cap of 29817.16. Since its IPO date on the 10/25/1993, Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI performance year to date is 7.53%. Today Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI has gained 0.39%, with a current price of 41.45.

Ownership of the company is 5.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.40%. 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 65.64%. The 52-week high is 0.31%, and the 52-week low is 73.82%. The average volume for Activision Blizzard, Inc., ATVI is 926.

With a target price of 42.45, 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 37.1 and a forward P/E of 19.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.91. Activision Blizzard, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.16 and 3.63 respectively. For P/cash, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 25.38 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 41.45, Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.63%. 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 19.47%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.18% 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.

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