ATVI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Electronic Gaming Is Still Red Hot

    April 1, 2014
    When it comes to spending our leisure dollars, more and more of them are going towards video games and electronic entertainment. ...
  2. How's Your Black Friday Portfolio? - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 29, 2013
    Starting the retail holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving was an unmitigated success.
  3. EA Launches NCAA Football 14 - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Electronic Arts has released its latest football game, NCAA Football 14, laden with new features as well as improved and ...
  4. EA Cleared of Fraud Charges - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Reportedly, U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer has ruled out Robin Antonick's 'fraud' claims against Electronic Arts.
  5. Activision Gifts Map with Pre-Order - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Activision Blizzard has announced that gamers who pre-order the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts, will get a downloadable bonus ...
  6. EA Signs Chicharito for FIFA 14 - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Electronic Arts has roped in Mexican soccer star, Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, to feature on the cover of FIFA 14, EA's ...
  7. EA Releases New Sims 3 DLC - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Electronic Arts announced that its latest expansion pack, The Sims 3 Island Paradise, is available for PC and Apple's Mac ...
  8. Massive Decline in May Video Game Sales - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Video game retail sales declined massively in May 2013
  9. EA's Origin for Mac - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Electronic Arts (EA) recently announced that its online digital platform, Origin, is now available for Apple's (AAPL) Mac ...
  10. Activision's Skylanders Hits $1B - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    Activision Blizzard Inc.'s (ATVI) publishing division recently announced that the Skylanders franchise has garnered $1 billion ...
  11. Activision Reports Solid 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) reported robust fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of 78 cents, which increased 25.8% from ...
  12. No Catalysts For Stocks - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 8, 2013
    Friday, February 8, 2013 Positive trade data out of China and the U.S. should perk up the market's spirits a bit, but ...
  13. EA Set to Release New Golf Game - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) recently announced its new golf games Tiger Woods PGA TOUR ...
  14. Activision's Skylanders Sets Record - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Activision Blizzard's (ATVI) publishing division recently announced that according to data available from market research ...
  15. Dismal Video Game Sales in 2012 - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Video game retail sales declined for the thirteenth consecutive month in December 2012. According to market research firm ...
  16. Video Game Sales Decline Yet Again - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the twelfth consecutive month in November 2012. According to market research firm NPD, ...
  17. Zynga Partners Synacor - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    Social game developer Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) recently signed a partnership deal with Synacor Inc. (SYNC), a cloud-based television ...
  18. EA Launches New Expansion Pack - Analyst Blog

    November 28, 2012
    Electronic Arts (EA) studio DICE recently announced the launch of Battlefield 3: Aftermath digital expansion pack. The expansion ...
  19. Activision Releases New Game - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have released Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse ...
  20. Video Game Sales Slump Again - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the eleventh consecutive month in October 2012. According to market research firm NPD, ...
  21. EA Reports Profit in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Video game developer and publisher Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) earned a penny in the second quarter of 2013, better than the ...
  22. Video Game Sales Decline Continues - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the tenth consecutive month in September 2012. According to market research firm NPD, ...
  23. EA's FIFA 13 Off to a Kicking Start - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) said that its FIFA Soccer 13 recorded an astounding opening day sales in North America with 353k ...
  24. Activision Expands on Kindle Fire - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    Video game publisher, Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) is extending its reach on mobile platforms. Activision recently announced ...
  25. Vivendi Needs Cooperation To Turn Around

    August 30, 2012
    Vivendi is undervalued but has a lot of work to do.
  26. ATVI Launches FALL OF CYBERTRON - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) and High Moon Studios recently launched TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON, the game that depicts ...
  27. Stock Market News for August 13, 2012 - Market News

    August 13, 2012
    Friday marked another session of paltry gains for the markets where volumes reached significantly low levels. In the absence ...
  28. Video Game Sales Down in July - Analyst Blog

    August 10, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the eighth consecutive month in July 2012. According to market research firm NPD, U.S ...
  29. EA Unveils NFS Bonus Packs - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) recently unveiled a new limited edition of its upcoming racing game Need For Speed: Most Wanted. ...
  30. EA's New Free Ultima Game This Year - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    BioWare, a division of video game developer and publisher Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), recently announced a new free-to-play ...
  31. Video Game Sales Slide in June - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    Video game retail sales continued its downward slide in June 2012. According to market research firm NPD, U.S video game ...
  32. EA & Funcom Release Latest MMO - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Video game giant Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) and Funcom recently released the PC version of their massively multiplayer online ...
  33. Video Games Sales in a Rough Patch - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Video game sales for the month of May 2012 plunged 28% to $516.6 million from the comparable previous-year period, according ...
  34. Activision Shows Pipeline Strength - Analyst Blog

    June 6, 2012
    Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) will display some of its upcoming titles at the ongoing Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). ...
  35. Take-Two More Like A Big Game Call Option Than A Real Company

    May 25, 2012
    Take-Two doesn't seem to care about building a sustainable cash-generating business.
  36. Balancing Skepticism And Opportunity On GameStop

    March 1, 2012
    GameStop is still struggling, but the company is fighting back through its used Apple device market.
  37. Stacking Up The Video Game Industry

    January 11, 2012
    Despite the lingering effects of the recession, the video game industry is seeing impressive demand.
  38. The Year In Toy Stocks

    December 27, 2011
    Here is a look at the year in toy stocks as investors prepare to ring in the new year.
  39. Will Social Gaming Keep Electronic Arts Relevant?

    July 13, 2011
    Electronic Arts is paying a hefty price to join the bandwagon on social and mobile gaming.
  40. Take-Two Still Offering Twists And Turns

    May 31, 2011
    Take-Two needs more consistency to unlock its value.
  41. Electronic Arts: From Growth To Turnaround - To Value?

    May 10, 2011
    Electronic Arts seems to be turning around the business, but the growth of yesteryear won't return.
  42. Playing The IMF's Bombshell

    April 27, 2011
    According to a new IMF forecast, China’s economy will surpass that of America in just five years, around 2016.
  43. The Rest Of The Earnings Story

    February 4, 2011
    Before just taking a passing glance at earnings news, it might be worth investing a couple of minutes to understand the context ...
  44. Has Take-Two Found A New Path?

    December 20, 2010
    Take-Two has improved in many respects, but the Street seems to have baked it in to the price.
  45. Video Gaming Sees Light Of Day

    November 29, 2010
    Did the video gaming industry just remember the winning formula? It's time for investors to put these stocks back on the ...
  46. Consumer Confidence Powers Up Video Game Manufacturers

    April 20, 2010
    The video game sector saw rising sales in the month of March and that trend will continue as consumer confidence grows. A ...
  47. Electronic Arts Plays Badly

    February 12, 2010
    Electronic Arts had a sour earnings report with weak guidance going forward.
  48. After EA's Outlook, It's Time To Think Outside The Xbox

    February 11, 2010
    The best way to play the gaming market may just be to avoid ERTS, and focus on some less-covered game-makers with concrete ...
  49. Electronic Arts Earns An Extra Life

    January 22, 2010
    Electronic Arts' short-term outlook may not be too exciting, but the stock should do well in the long-term.
  50. Perfect World's A Winner In The Gaming World

    November 20, 2009
    Chinese online gaming company Perfect World has a two-billion dollar plus market cap, rising earnings, and a strong foothold ...
  51. Mattel Leaner For Challenging Times

    July 23, 2009
    Mattel posted profits last quarter mostly due to cost-cutting, but faces ongoing challenges this Christmas.
  52. Entertainment Sector's Mixed Results

    May 14, 2009
    It's hard to find a pattern during in the entertainment sector these days. We look at profitable and struggling companies ...
  53. Stock Splits Worth A Look

    May 11, 2009
    What does the decline in stock splits mean for investors?
  54. Insider Buying? Buyers Beware

    March 16, 2009
    Insider buying can be useful in stock selection, but investors should be aware of false signals.
  55. GameStop's New COO Levels Up

    September 8, 2008
    J. Paul Raines has jumped from floundering Home Depot to a COO position at one of the best-performing retailers going.
  56. Five Companies That Love (Earnings) Surprises

    June 20, 2008
    Stocks that can string together many quarters of positive earnings surprises are usually rewarded. Learn why the market loves ...
  57. Is Take-Two Software Worth The Headache?

    March 25, 2008
    Electronic Arts made another pitch for problem child Take-Two software. The Grand Theft Auto makers' bad reputation extends ...
  58. 'Tis The Season For Electronic Arts (ERTS)

    December 21, 2007
    Electronic Arts has its second wind. If the past is any indication, shareholders will profit once again.
  59. Hooked On Gaming (TTWO, ATVI)

    June 26, 2007
    The debate over video game addiction is on. This is an industry that thrives on controversy.
  60. Get Your Game On (ERTS)

    January 25, 2007
    Game maker Electronic Arts should benefit from a pick-up in PS3 game console sales later this year.
  61. Are Video Games A Good Play?

    June 8, 2006
    A look at the early stages of the new wave of video game consoles.
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