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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.10
ATVI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. ATVI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.1

Equity to Asset 0.53
ATVI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ATVI: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.53

0.35
0.89
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.00
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
11.65%
15.44%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.37
ATVI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ATVI: 28.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.3   Max: 29.94
Current: 28.37

-5.3
29.94
Net-margin (%) 20.45
ATVI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. ATVI: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.96   Max: 23.66
Current: 20.45

-5.96
23.66
ROE (%) 13.16
ATVI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ATVI: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.27   Max: 20.53
Current: 13.16

-26.27
20.53
ROA (%) 6.76
ATVI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. ATVI: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.49   Max: 15.95
Current: 6.76

-11.49
15.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 803.22
ATVI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. ATVI: 803.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.01   Max: 983.51
Current: 803.22

-27.01
983.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.90
ATVI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ATVI: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 37
Current: 13.9

-6.8
37
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.30
ATVI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ATVI: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.4
Current: 11.3

0
49.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
ATVI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ATVI: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.4   Max: 125.4
Current: 7

-16.4
125.4
» ATVI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ATVI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 124,248 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (+337.50%)
Jim Simons 3,367,398 sh (+23.88%)
Ray Dalio 94,414 sh (+3.74%)
John Buckingham 340,335 sh (+0.52%)
Steven Cohen 509,100 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 6,333,100 sh (-0.29%)
Chris Davis 15,423,966 sh (-8.36%)
Mario Gabelli 14,000 sh (-50.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 356,608 sh (-55.00%)
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Q3 2014

ATVI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 379,400 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 565,250 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 6,409,400 sh (+1.20%)
Mario Gabelli 14,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Buckingham 339,212 sh (-0.33%)
Chris Davis 14,024,980 sh (-9.07%)
Ray Dalio 66,966 sh (-29.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,260 sh (-63.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 124,046 sh (-65.22%)
Jim Simons 704,498 sh (-79.08%)
» More
Q4 2014

ATVI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 250,066 sh (+273.42%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,262,775 sh (+44.52%)
Jim Simons 801,098 sh (+13.71%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Buckingham 338,374 sh (-0.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 62,002 sh (-50.02%)
Jim Chanos 276,372 sh (-51.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,800 sh (-54.04%)
RS Investment Management 159,400 sh (-57.99%)
Chris Davis 1,711,762 sh (-87.79%)
» More
Q1 2015

ATVI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Caxton Associates 197,140 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 482,623 sh (+202.77%)
Jim Simons 2,342,605 sh (+192.42%)
Joel Greenblatt 150,210 sh (+142.27%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,556,125 sh (+13.96%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
John Buckingham 335,147 sh (-0.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,623 sh (-10.47%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.80
ATVI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. ATVI: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.49   Max: 473.06
Current: 19.8

10.49
473.06
Forward P/E 17.04
ATVI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. ATVI: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.80
ATVI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. ATVI: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 425.75
Current: 19.8

10.25
425.75
P/B 2.60
ATVI's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 2000 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ATVI: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ATVI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.26
Current: 2.6

1.01
5.26
P/S 4.02
ATVI's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 2103 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ATVI: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ATVI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 4.29
Current: 4.02

1.59
4.29
PFCF 14.10
ATVI's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.96 vs. ATVI: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ATVI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.26   Max: 904
Current: 14.1

9.26
904
POCF 13.56
ATVI's POCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. ATVI: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ATVI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 1063.5
Current: 13.56

8.8
1063.5
EV-to-EBIT 13.96
ATVI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. ATVI: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ATVI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -790.1   Max: 258
Current: 13.96

-790.1
258
PEG 0.63
ATVI's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. ATVI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ATVI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 4090.5
Current: 0.63

0.33
4090.5
Shiller P/E 30.50
ATVI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 vs. ATVI: 30.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.12   Max: 87.1
Current: 30.5

21.12
87.1
Current Ratio 3.09
ATVI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ATVI: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 6.95
Current: 3.09

1.81
6.95
Quick Ratio 3.03
ATVI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ATVI: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 6.65
Current: 3.03

1.58
6.65
Days Inventory 34.56
ATVI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 19.36 vs. ATVI: 34.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.02   Max: 45.3
Current: 34.56

13.02
45.3
Days Sales Outstanding 16.59
ATVI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. ATVI: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.68   Max: 98.27
Current: 16.59

6.68
98.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.91
ATVI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. ATVI: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.7
Current: 0.91

0.83
1.7
Dividend Payout 0.18
ATVI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ATVI: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.18

0.39
0.55
Dividend growth (3y) 6.60
ATVI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
52% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ATVI: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.2
Current: 6.6

0
8.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
ATVI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ATVI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.7
Current: 0.9

0.83
1.7
Share Buyback Rate 14.40
ATVI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. ATVI: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 14.4   Max: -30.6
Current: 14.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
ATVI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ATVI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.58
Current: 0.9

0.5
7.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ATVI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ATVI: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.3

0.1
1.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
ATVI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ATVI: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 69.95
Current: 0.8

0.47
69.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
ATVI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ATVI: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 19.5
Current: 7.2

0.4
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 28.56
ATVI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. ATVI: 28.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
ATVI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 44.5
Current: 28.56

1.2
44.5

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia
Compare:NTDOY, TABCF, EA, KNM, IGT » details
Traded in other countries:AIY.Germany, ATVI.Mexico,
Activision Blizzard Inc was originally incorporated in California in 1979 and was reincorporated in Delaware in December 1992. The Company is an online, personal computer, video game console, tablet, handheld, and mobile game publisher. It has three operating segments: - Activision Publishing, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Blizzard Distribution. Activision Publishing, Inc. is an international developer and publisher of interactive software products and content, including games from the Call of Duty and Skylanders franchises. It develops games based on internally-developed properties, as well as some licensed intellectual properties. It sells games through both retail channels and digital downloads. Activision offers games that operate on the Microsoft Corporation Xbox One and Xbox 360, Nintendo Co. Ltd. Wii U and Wii, and Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 console systems; PC; the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Dual Screen, and Sony PlayStation Vita handheld game systems; and other handheld and mobile devices. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. operates in the subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game category in terms of both subscriber base and revenues generated through its World of Warcraft franchise, which it develops, hosts and supports. Blizzard also develops, markets, and sells role-playing action games for PC and iPad, including games in the Diablo and StarCraft franchises. In addition, Blizzard maintains a proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net. It distributes its products and generates revenues through subscriptions; sales of prepaid subscription cards; value-added services such as realm transfers, faction changes and other character customizations within the World of Warcraft gameplay; retail sales of physical boxed products; online download sales of PC products; and licensing of software to third-party or related party companies that distribute World of Warcraft, Diablo III and StarCraft II products. In addition, Blizzard developed Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a free-to-play digital collectible card game, and is developing Heroes of the Storm, a free-to-play online hero brawler. Activision Blizzard Distribution consists of operations in Europe that provide warehousing, logistical and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, its own publishing operations, and manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware. The Company competes for the leisure time and discretionary spending of consumers with other interactive entertainment companies, as well as with providers of different forms of entertainment, such as motion pictures, television, social networking, online casual entertainment and music.
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