Analyst Stock Ratings: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT)

Cesar Mills
February 11, 2018

The company reported a net loss of $584 million, or 77 cents per share in the quarter, compared with a profit of $254 million or 33 cents per share, a year earlier. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.64, for a total transaction of $1,257,590.04.

ATVI has been the topic of several other research reports. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. Gotham Asset Management Llc sold 146,231 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The hedge fund held 43,180 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.79 million, up from 5,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Based on our current consensus estimates, we expect Activision to report total Digital revenues of $1.451 billion, accounting for almost 55.6% of total revenues. About 6.53M shares traded or 12.56% up from the average.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) received a Buy rating from 5 analysts. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. The price to current year EPS has 7.00%.

In other Activision Blizzard news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.3, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.55. Therefore 0 are positive. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Buy". (NASDAQ:ATVI) has an average volume of 5.8 Million. This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and selling more of the stock. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.16% or 134,887 shares. Oakworth Capital owns 0% invested in Electronic Arts Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Capital World Investors now owns 22,538,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,297,513,000 after purchasing an additional 4,327,000 shares in the last quarter. 18 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. Art Advsrs Limited Liability reported 0.05% stake. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for ATVI producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 3.67% and for the month booked as 2.71%. Pictet Asset invested in 0.09% or 500,842 shares. Banc Funds Co Llc owns 445,312 shares or 0.54% of their U.S. portfolio. Sandler O'Neill maintained the shares of FCBC in report on Thursday, January 25 with "Hold" rating. Huntington Natl Bank stated it has 0% in Carter's, Inc. 118,418 are held by Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Nationwide Fund Advisors invested in 0.1% or 382,834 shares. 42,217 are owned by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. The company has a market cap of $55.46 Billion. It also increased its holding in Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) by 3,900 shares in the quarter, for a total of 6,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN). Freshford Capital Ltd Liability Corporation invested 2.67% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 37 investors sold ATVI shares while 205 reduced holdings. Odey Asset Mgmt Gru has 0.31% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 2,511 shares.

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Activision Blizzard also released the PC version of another smash hit, "Destiny 2", during the holiday shopping quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Amalgamated Fincl Bank owns 89,454 shares. Rdl reported 1.07% stake. Fjarde Ap holds 0.21% or 170,815 shares. Franklin Resource reported 688,009 shares.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -1.4 percent, SMA50 is 4.43 percent, while SMA200 is 11.67 percent. Rafferty Asset Lc reported 31,251 shares stake. Highland Cap Ltd accumulated 13,578 shares. The company's shares closed yesterday at $65.83. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 103,534 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Visit for more information on this news.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a report issued on Thursday, February 1st. Therefore 73% are positive. Activision Blizzard had 122 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, November 6 by Argus Research. On Wednesday, April 6 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral". Credit Suisse maintained AbbVie Inc.

Analysts expect Activision Blizzard, Inc. Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $70.0 target. Activision Blizzard now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $71.05. (NASDAQ:FCBC) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FMX in report on Friday, October 14 with "Overweight" rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Friday, September 1.

On 2/8/2013 Activision Blizzard announced a annual dividend of $0.19 1.42% with an ex dividend date of 3/18/2013 which will be payable on 5/15/2013. On Friday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with "Buy".

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