|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||80.19 - 81.19|
|52 Week Range||57.29 - 81.64|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||176.78|
|Earnings Date||Aug 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.34 (0.45%)|
|1y Target Est||78.27|
New In-Game Feature Allows Nostalgic Fans to Seamlessly Switch Between Original and Remastered Soundtracks in Game! Spyro soared in to Comic-Con® International: San Diego with news that’s sure to get fans fired up! Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), and Toys For Bob announced today the return of Stewart Copeland (The Police) to the Spyro franchise. Copeland, the series’ original composer, revealed a clip of the new soundtrack main theme featured in Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy to fans during the Spyro: Reigniting a Legend panel.
It’s been a good couple of months for Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS). Some good if not quite Earth-shattering news has come the company’s way. And Disney stock has risen about 11% since the beginning of June.
A gain of 26.52% in 2018 for shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ( ATVI) has shown increasing share prices accompanied by increasing trading volumes. Activision's shares have been performing very well this year as many growth stocks make new 52-week highs. What makes this company interesting is its growth trajectory in eSports, which is likely causing investors to get excited for Activision Blizzard's long-term potential.
Ahead of Q2 earnings, it was starting to feel a little bit like a game of one-upmanship when it comes to Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock. As Netflix stock continues to soar – it had more than doubled this year before Monday’s release – several major Wall Street firms rushed to apply ever-higher targets. Last month, it was Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) who took its price target on Netflix stock to $490.
KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Evan Wingren maintained an Overweight rating Activision Blizzard with a $90 price target. The video game maker has new growth opportunities that are underestimated or not included in sell-side estimates for the next two years, KeyBanc's Wingren said in a note this week. In the note, Wingren described key potential growth opportunities for the next year.
The game-maker's Overwatch League esports tournament was already successful in its debut season, but this announcement takes it to a whole new level.
Strong in-game content sales helped EA record two quarters of solid earnings results and send its stock price to record highs.
The Nasdaq 100 just hit another all-time high, as did the amount of people quoting the percentage of the index's gains that are from its top five components. There are 51 stocks down since the Nasdaq 100's initial peak on Jan. 26, meaning that there is opportunity on both sides of the tape if you're so inclined. What it also tells us is that it doesn't pay to get ideological about how large components like Apple Inc. ( AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN) and Google parent Alphabet Inc. ( GOOG) have become.
Esports, or competitions centered on video gaming, has reached new heights in popularity. Since Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) created its Overwatch League for competitive gaming, esports have increased in popularity. Over 360 million watched streamed video of the League of Legends competition.
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) investors quickly found that out recently when ATVI stock shot up more than 3%. Unlike what prior generations have witnessed, video games no longer represent solely a personal hobby. It can be that, of course, but today, video games have taken on a much more competitive outlook.
Esports is going mainstream. Disney and Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) signed an exclusive multi-year broadcasting deal that brings Activision’s ultra-popular Overwatch League to Disney’s suite of broadcasting networks, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and Disney XD. Specifically, the deal gives Disney exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatch League playoffs, the Season 1 Grand Finals, which are set to take place in late July, and all of Season 2.
The next time parents want to put a video game away and usher their children outside to play, it might be worth peeking at the case’s cover first for investment ideas. Wednesday’s announcement that Walt Disney Co. agreed to a deal with Activision Blizzard Inc. to broadcast the playoffs of the Overwatch League on ESPN continued a yearlong windfall for the video game maker and its peers. Activision shares rose as much as 3 percent to a record high Thursday and are up 27 percent in 2018.
Gaming stocks are all the rage these days. Fires lit beneath industry leaders from Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) and Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) to Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) have been blazing for years and don’t look like they’ll quit anytime soon. Yesterday’s high volume surge in ATVI stock has momentum traders perking up, and that means its high time for a technical take.
Activision (ATVI) reportedly made a multi-year partnership deal with Disney to air its Overwatch e-sports league on various Disney-owned streaming services.
The S&P 500’s top gainers on July 11 were: Fastenal (FAST) gained 10.05%. Activision Blizzard (ATVI) gained 3.18%. Mohawk Industries (MHK) gained 2.63%. Nordstrom (JWN) gained 2.55%. Global Payments (GPN) gained 2.47%. Fastenal
Setting aside the pipeline of games Activision Blizzard (ATVI) is expected to launch in the next few years, there are some bigger-picture trends that could also boost the company, according to new research. In a Wednesday note, KeyBanc’s bullish analysts—who have an “overweight” rating and a $90 price target that’s about 15% above current levels, and second-highest of those tracked by FactSet, on the company’s shares—named four trends that should help Activision over the next 3 to 5 years.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 12, 2018 / Shares of Activision Blizzard and Disney went higher on Wednesday after both companies announced an agreement to bring Overwatch League to some Disney channels. Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares closed up 3.18% on Wednesday with almost 7.6 million shares traded. The interactive entertainment company saw its shares climb after Wall Street learned that it and Walt Disney Co. have signed a deal to bring Overwatch League to several Disney channels including ESPN and ABC.
Shares of Activision Blizzard (ATVI) surged over 3.8% following an announcement that it landed a multi-year deal with Disney (DIS) that will see its esports Overwatch League broadcast live on both ESPN and ABC during the July postseason and beyond. Now let's dive into why this deal matters not only for Activision Blizzard but for Disney and the future of live TV as well.
Despite President Trump hitting back at China — again — with more tariffs, the stock markets weren’t under as much pressure as investors would have thought. While the S&P 500 was down about 0.8%, the Nasdaq slipped just 43 basis points on the day. With the shakeup, we paid attention to what was hot, and what was not, for our top stock trades.Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow #1: Salesforce (CRM)