BB&T Securities LLC Has $7.43 Million Holdings in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)


About 5.44 million shares traded.

Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $2.46 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 24 analysts.

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) by 25.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Return-on-asset (ROA) for ATVI is 6.40%, indicating its profitability situation relative to its assets. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Activision Blizzard from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $171.05. About 8.95M shares traded or 49.28% up from the average. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) has declined 11.89% since December 2, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. The company had Year Ago Sales of $2.58 Billion. It also reduced its holding in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 82,072 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.72M shares, and cut its stake in Southwest Airls Co (NYSE:LUV). Activision Blizzard had 115 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:ATVI) to report earnings on February, 8. ATVI's profit will be $650.25M for 18.14 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. Wright Investors Service Inc sold 6,755 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%.

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Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. Its up 0.24, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 53 investors sold Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares while 215 reduced holdings.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. These shares are worth $1,257,590 and were traded at $63.64 each. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Nomura Inc reported 74,031 shares stake. Axa invested in 0.16% or 613,852 shares. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Activision Blizzard by 3,032.9% in the first quarter. Dupont Capital has 0% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stratos Wealth Prns Limited holds 4,318 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Green Square Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Activision Blizzard by 10.1% during the 3rd quarter. The New York-based Corsair Capital Management L.P. has invested 1.75% in the stock. They expect $0.41 EPS, up 17.14% or $0.06 from last year's $0.35 per share. Axa owns 613,852 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 22,287,591 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,283,097,000 after purchasing an additional 10,083,717 shares in the last quarter. Veritable Ltd Partnership holds 14,462 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 715,344 shares.

WARNING: "BB&T Securities LLC Has $7.43 Million Holdings in Activision Blizzard, Inc".

Activision Blizzard, Inc is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 46,195,943 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,303,328,000 after buying an additional 2,943,200 shares in the last quarter. Benchmark maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 79% are positive. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $67.00 price objective (up from $62.00) on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $34 target in Tuesday, August 18 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 7. One National Association has 0.24% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush to "Outperform" on Friday, October 9. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Friday, May 6 with "Buy" rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 4 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, August 6.

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