|Bid||69.17 x 1400|
|Ask||69.18 x 800|
|Day's Range||68.22 - 69.27|
|52 Week Range||57.29 - 81.64|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||105.18|
|Earnings Date||Oct 31, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.34 (0.49%)|
|1y Target Est||80.69|
Aug.19 -- Masaru Sugiyama, an analyst at Goldman Sachs, talks about the prospects for esports. He spoke on August 17 with Rishaad Salamat on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Alan Valdes of SilverBear Capital tells Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith why there's still time for investors to make money in tech stocks.
The record-setting season of the Call of Duty® World League, presented by PlayStation®4 concluded with Evil Geniuses capturing the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, last night. Showcasing mastery in Call of Duty®: WWII, Evil Geniuses were able to fend off opponents Team Kaliber to take majority stake in the event’s $1.5 million prize pool – as part of the overall $4.2 million season prize, the largest in Call of Duty® Esports history. “Congratulations to Evil Geniuses on capturing the ultimate goal in Call of Duty esports, the CWL Championship,” said Rob Kostich, executive vice president and general manager, Call of Duty.
Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) officially announces the launch date for the highly-anticipated new game from FromSoftware. Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice, a third-person, action-adventure game with RPG elements, is planned to release globally on March 22, 2019. Additionally, the Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Collector’s Edition, which is packed with collectible items, will be available for pre-order starting today in select markets.
Cowen believes EA’s “Battlefield V” game may put the company's financial guidance at risk. The firm's analyst said preorders for “Battlefield V” are tracking more than 85 percent behind “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4,” which is substantially worse than previous instances. “Battlefield 3” and “Battlefield 4” titles lagged “Call of Duty” by about 20 percent to 40 percent and “Battlefield 1” actually tracked ahead of “Call of Duty” at this point before launch.
Blizzard Entertainment will be showcasing its games and celebrating its community at gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany, from Tuesday, August 21, to Saturday, August 25. Attendees will have the chance to enjoy the latest playable content and plenty of activities for Overwatch®, World of Warcraft®: Battle for Azeroth™, Heroes of the Storm®, StarCraft® II, Diablo® III, and Hearthstone® at the Blizzard booth in Hall 7 of the Koelnmesse. A calendar of main stage activities can be viewed on the new “Blizzard at gamescom” website (http://gamescom.blizzard.com) and mobile application, available on the App Store and the Google Play Store.
Later this year, Nintendo Switch players the world over will join the fray with the Diablo III Eternal Collection™ and wield their systems’ portable power to slay demons and amass vast hoards of loot anytime, anywhere. The Eternal Collection is the definitive edition of the award-winning action RPG, including everything from the original Diablo III, the critically-acclaimed Reaper of Souls® expansion, and the Rise of the Necromancer® pack. With seven powerful character classes, a five-act campaign that spans the lore-rich and demon-infested world of Sanctuary, and an endlessly replayable Adventure Mode, the Eternal Collection is the perfect all-in-one package to introduce newcomers to a lifetime of adventure.
Tencent's stock fell around 3 percent in Thursday morning trade following a quarterly earnings report that missed analysts' expectations. The news comes days after the Chinese tech giant halted the sale of the video game "Monster Hunter: World" due to complaints raised by regulatory authorities. Tencent's 700-HK stock was in focus after the company posted a quarterly earnings report on Wednesday that missed analyst expectations.
NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world today announces the launch of Legend of Solgard, expanding its portfolio of games into the popular RPG genre. Developed by Snowprint Studios, this epic, new fantasy adventure sends players to the world of Solgard, where they must find a way to save the world from the icy doom of Ragnarok. Available to download for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play, players will travel through nine fantastical worlds, where they will need to combat enemies and bosses with the creatures they collect.
The Culmination of a $4.2 Million Season Prize Pool, the Largest in Call of Duty® Esports History
Electronic Arts (EA) has sold more than 130 million units since of the release of the franchise. The company cited strong weekend sales of the latest title as the key catalyst.
PiperJaffray is upbeat about all three—Take-Two, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Electronic Arts (EA), all of which are Barron’s Next 50 stocks—with “overweight ratings” on each of the companies. The analysts cited optimism about the coming “Read Dead Redemption” game and “re-acceleration in recurrent consumer spend.” At Activision, PiperJaffray wrote, its crucial Call of Duty Black Ops 4 game “will perform well, despite a crowded title slate.” (Last year’s “Call of Duty” installment was the biggest game of 2017.) Barron’s Next took a look at what’s coming in the second half of the year back in June. PiperJaffray cited a survey of about 300 gamers, asking them to name the games they were most excited about playing over the coming year.
Without much background, you’d imagine that GameStop (NYSE:GME) is a company on the resurgence. Since the end of May, GME stock has gained more than 19%. Furthermore, with video games being a popular activity cutting across many demographics, GameStop’s rally seemingly has strong fundamental support.
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LÍLLÉbaby and Blizzard Entertainment, the premiere game developer and publisher of internationally renowned entertainment experiences, such as World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone®, and Overwatch®, have partnered to launch a new pattern inspired by the online role-playing game World of Warcraft. Today, players can celebrate the release of World of Warcraft's newest expansion, Battle for Azeroth™, along with the new "Cute But Deadly" print from LÍLLÉbaby. Blizzard's "Cute But Deadly" collection of products was originally inspired by "murlocs" – ancient, amphibious creatures that are beloved by World of Warcraft players throughout Azeroth.
The tensions between the Horde and the Alliance have reached the breaking point, and the entire world of Azeroth is now consumed in the fires of war. Battle for Azeroth™, the seventh expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft®, is now live!
The game maker has increased its dividend for eight straight years, and it has $2 billion worth of reasons it can provide to keep that streak going.
A generation ago, people mocked the idea of video gaming being anything but a frivolous hobby. In a similar manner, esports, or gaming tournaments fashioned after popular athletic events, have generated their own viable economy.