ATVI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How Take-Two Managed to Crush Estimates for Q4

    May 19, 2016
    Almost literally, Take-Two Interactive's (NASDAQ: TTWO) strong fourth quarter was the result of thievery. The video game ...
  2. Electronic Arts Stock Soars on Record Earnings

    May 11, 2016
    Not to be outdone by Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ: ATVI) recently announced blow out earnings, video game major Electronic ...
  3. Why Activision Stock Soared 10% Last Week (ATVI)

    May 10, 2016
    Activision last week revealed that its digital revenue now makes up 88% of total revenue, which is an all-time high.
  4. Activision Blizzard's King Purchase Pays Off in Q1

    May 6, 2016
    When Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) finalized its $5.9 billion deal for mobile gaming leader King Entertainment in late ...
  5. King Digital vs. Zynga: Who Will Win the Mobile Gaming Market? ...

    April 28, 2016
    Find out who is going to win the mobile gaming war between Zynga and King Digital. Learn how the acquisition of King by Activision ...
  6. King Could Be a Huge Boost for Activision Blizzard

    April 25, 2016
    Mobile games are positioning themselves to outperform their PC-based peers, a new study finds. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ...
  7. Microsoft Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (MSFT, YHOO)

    April 24, 2016
    Discover the five key suppliers that keep Microsoft's cloud strategy on track, and learn which suppliers could help your ...
  8. Electronic Arts Loses Its "Madden NFL" Lawsuit

    March 22, 2016
    The Supreme Court recently struck down Electronic Arts' (NASDAQ: EA) bid to pursue a "free speech" defense in its suit over ...
  9. FOCPX: Overview of Fidelity OTC Portfolio Fund

    March 19, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity OTC Portfolio mutual fund, how the fund uses active management and the combination of smaller and ...
  10. Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of Activision Blizzard (ATVI, FOCPX)

    March 15, 2016
    Learn about Activision Blizzard and why its an attractive investment for mutual funds. Understand the funds with the five ...
  11. Analyzing Zynga's Return on Equity (ZNGA, EA)

    March 13, 2016
    Analyze Zynga's return on equity, and understand why sustained net losses and negative margins have kept the company's ROE ...
  12. Activision Blizzard Vs. Electronic Arts: Tale of Two Gamers in ...

    March 12, 2016
    Learn how Electronic Arts and Activision are using different strategies in attempts to dominate the shifting market for video ...
  13. Star Wars Vs. Warcraft: Comparing Franchises (DIS, ATVI)

    March 11, 2016
    Find out how much money the Star Wars and Warcraft franchises make, and learn more about the impact the franchises have on ...
  14. Activision Blizzard: Will Warcraft Movie Save the Day? (ATVI)

    February 28, 2016
    Understand Activision Blizzard's trends and its most popular game, "World of Warcraft," and learn why its stock will perform ...
  15. Activision Shares Fall on Weaker-Than-Expected Earnings (ATVI, ...

    February 11, 2016
    The gaming companies latest earnings have disappointed analysts and investors.
  16. Can Activision Blizzard Become an E-Sports Icon?

    January 5, 2016
    Since at least October, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) has been gearing up to make a bigger bet on e-sports. We can ...
  17. Is Activision's King Digital Acquisition a Waste? (ATVI, KING)

    November 4, 2015
    Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) had a sweet announcement baked into the third quarter results it released earlier this ...
  18. 3 Reasons Activision's King Digital Deal Wins (ATVI, KING)

    November 3, 2015
    Activision acquired King Digital in a cash and equity deal yesterday. The deal could turn out to be a winning proposition ...
  19. Activison Blizzard Hands E-Sports to ESPN Alum (ATVI, TWX)

    October 26, 2015
    For a growing number of companies, e-sports is big business. Put Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) on the list of those ...
  20. "Call of Duty" Bundle Coming to PlayStation 4 (ATVI, SNE)

    September 24, 2015
    There are video game franchises, and then there's Call of Duty: Black Ops. A third installment is set to debut Nov. 6 on ...
  21. "Destiny" Downloads Lift Activision Blizzard Stock (ATVI, SNE)

    September 18, 2015
    Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ: ATVI) Destiny: The Taken King, the third expansion for its popular first-person shooter Destiny, ...
  22. Starcraft News Lifts Activision Blizzard Stock (ATVI)

    September 15, 2015
    On a down Monday for the stock market, shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) saw small gains. Blame StarCraft for ...
  23. Activision Blizzard Beats Second Quarter Estimates (ATVI)

    August 7, 2015
    Video game publisher Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) recently beat analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines ...
  24. Activision Releases King's Quest Reboot (ATVI)

    August 3, 2015
    If Hollywood can recycle old movies into modern box office offerings, why can't the video game industry do the same? Activision ...
  25. Activision Blizzard Adds Two Directors (ATVI)

    July 28, 2015
    Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) did not waste time filling key vacancies. On July 17th, the video game maker added a ...
  26. Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, Others Reflect On The Life Of Nintendo ...

    July 13, 2015
    Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (OTC: NTDOY) President Satoru Iwata passed away last weekend from bile duct cancer. Numerous individuals, ...
  27. Director Resigns From Activision Blizzard Board (ATVI, KKR)

    July 8, 2015
    After nearly a decade of service, Richard Sarnoff resigned from the Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) board of directors ...
  28. The 6 Most Famous Failed Video Game Makers (KING, ZNGA)

    July 6, 2015
    The video-game industry pulls in $100 billion in revenue annually. Failed companies offer a cautionary tale.
  29. eSports Are Now Being Analyzed On Wall Street

    June 24, 2015
    Whether or not investors actually believe the field is a sport, "eSports" have gained enough global attention for the debate ...
  30. 5 Great Stocks You Didn't Know Existed

    June 16, 2015
    If you're looking for new investment opportunities, check out these five stocks that tend to fly under the radar of popular ...
  31. How The Video Game Industry Is Changing

    May 31, 2015
    Video game creation has become increasingly complex, and the cost of creating a game to run on one of the major consoles ...
  32. Who are Zynga's (ZNGA) main competitors?

    May 22, 2015
    Learn more about Zynga's main competitors in the technology sector, including King Digital Entertainment, Electronic Arts, ...
  33. Top Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Watch

    February 11, 2015
    Consumer discretionary stocks have been among the top performers since 2010, and there are still good trading opportunities.
  34. Nasty Reviews Unlikely To Hurt Activision's 'Destiny'

    September 13, 2014
    Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: new record after having the "most successful new video game franchise launch" ...
  35. 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. ...
  36. Console Wars Heating Up

    March 11, 2014
    With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - ...
  37. Stocks And ETFs To Watch This Week

    February 10, 2014
    Stocks and ETF with potential big moves based on recent price action or a near-term breakout.
  38. How Much Exposure to Technology Stocks Should You Have?

    November 12, 2013
    How Much of a Technology-Stocks Exposure Should You Have in your portfolio? Every investor is totally different, in many ...
  39. Upgrades & Downgrades

    November 29, 2012
    New York, November 29th ( – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Activision ...
  40. Vivendi Needs Cooperation To Turn Around

    August 30, 2012
    Vivendi is undervalued but has a lot of work to do.
  41. Activision Blizzard, Reversal Soon?

    June 1, 2012
    New York, May 30th ( - Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ended the trading session lower ...
  42. Hasbro Shifts Breathing New Life Into Its Toys

    May 31, 2012
    Hasbro investors have solid potential for double-digit annual shareholder gains going forward.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. Stacking Up The Video Game Industry

    January 11, 2012
    Despite the lingering effects of the recession, the video game industry is seeing impressive demand.
  46. Video Game Stocks To Watch In 2012

    December 27, 2011
    Will video game stocks keep clicking in 2012?
  47. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    November 8, 2011
    Learn about some of the biggest players in this multibillion dollar industry!
  48. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    June 14, 2011
    Learn about some of the biggest players in this multibillion dollar industry!
  49. 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.
  50. Gaming Industry In Desperate Battle

    March 18, 2011
    The gaming industry has the ammunition to battle the crisis in Japan.
  51. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    February 10, 2011
    Learn how to invest in this multibillion dollar industry!
  52. 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 ...
  53. 7 Dividend Stocks Analysts Love

    April 21, 2010
    These stocks are praised by analysts and offer sizable dividends. Take your pick!
  54. 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 ...
  55. Stock Splits Worth A Look

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

    March 16, 2009
    Insider buying can be useful in stock selection, but investors should be aware of false signals.
  57. 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.
  58. 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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