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Last $22.81 USD
Change Today -0.38 / -1.64%
Volume 2.7M
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activision blizzard inc (ATVI) Snapshot

Open
$23.02
Previous Close
$23.19
Day High
$23.12
Day Low
$22.74
52 Week High
09/10/14 - $24.18
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $17.73
Market Cap
16.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.6M
EPS TTM
$1.14
Shares Outstanding
722.9M
EX-Date
03/26/15
P/E TM
20.0x
Dividend
$0.23
Dividend Yield
1.01%
Current Stock Chart for ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC (ATVI)

activision blizzard inc (ATVI) Details

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games worldwide. The company develops and publishes interactive entertainment software products through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content to a range of gamers. It also publishes online subscription-based games in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game category; and real-time strategy and role-playing games. In addition, the company maintains a proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games. Further, it provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software; and manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, game specialty stores, and consumers through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

6,690 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15

activision blizzard inc (ATVI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.1M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Executive Officer of Blizzard Entertain...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Legal Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

activision blizzard inc (ATVI) Key Developments

Worlds Adds Two Additional Billion-Dollar Activision Games to Patent Infringement Suit against Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment and Activision Publishing

Worlds has supplemented its claims in its patent infringement lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment and Activision Publishing's (Activision et al) to include two recently released Activision games: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Worlds believes these and other games that are part of Activision's multi-billion dollar franchise infringe upon the same Worlds' intellectual property. World's patents relate to computer architecture for three-dimensional graphical multi-user interactive virtual world systems also known as Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter Ending March 31, 2015 and Full Year Ending December 31, 2015

Activision Blizzard, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenues of $1,575 million against $1,518 million a year ago. Operating income was $438 million against $284 million a year ago. Income before income tax expense was $388 million against $233 million a year ago. Net income was $361 million or $0.49 per basic and diluted share against $174 million or $0.22 per diluted share a year ago. Operating cash flow was $1,195 million against $880 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $17 million against $16 million a year ago. Non-GAAP free cash flow was $1,178 million against $864 million a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $914 million against $860 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $698 million or $0.94 per diluted share against $621 million or $0.79 per diluted share a year ago. Non-GAAP net revenue was $2,213 million against $2,272 million a year ago. EBITDA was $468 million and adjusted EBITDA was $936 million. For the year, the company reported total net revenues of $4,408 million against $4,583 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,183 million against $1,372 million a year ago. Income before income tax expense was $981 million against $1,319 million a year ago. Net income was $835 million or $1.13 per diluted share against $1,010 million or $0.95 per diluted share a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $1,527 million against $860 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $1,292 million against $1,264 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $107 million against $74 million a year ago. Non-GAAP free cash flow was $1,185 million against $1,190 million a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $1,527 million against $1,355 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $1,057 million or $1.42 per diluted share against $999 million or $0.94 per diluted share a year ago. Non-GAAP net revenue was $4,813 million against $4,342 million a year ago. EBITDA was $1,274 million and adjusted EBITDA was $1,606 million. For the first quarter ending March 31, 2015, the company expects net revenue (GAAP) of $1,140 million and non-GAAP revenues of $640 million. Earnings per diluted share of $0.37 and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.05. The company expects GAAP and non-GAAP interest expense of $50 million, a GAAP tax rate of 20% and non-GAAP tax rate of 25%. For the full year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects net revenue (GAAP) of $4,140 million and non-GAAP revenues of $4,400 million. Earnings per diluted share of $0.89 and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $1.15. The company expects non-GAAP operating margin of 30% and an adjusted EBITDA margin of 33%. Non-GAAP tax rate is expected to be 24%.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend, Payable on May 13, 2015

The Board of Directors of Activision Blizzard, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable on May 13, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 30, 2015, which represents a 15% increase from 2014.

 

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