Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has a beta value of 0.42 and has seen 5.06 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $58.72B, closed the last trade at $75.11 per share which meant it lost -$0.11 on the day or -0.15% during that session. The ATVI stock price is -9.17% off its 52-week high price of $82.00 and 5.55% above the 52-week low of $70.94. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 6.48 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 6.35 million shares.
Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) trade information
Sporting -0.15% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, 01/24/23 when the ATVI stock price touched $75.11 or saw a rise of 0.42%. Year-to-date, Activision Blizzard Inc. shares have moved -1.88%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 0.74%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) have changed -1.03%. Short interest in the company has seen 21.49 million shares shorted with days to cover at 3.17.
Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Activision Blizzard Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -5.70% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -18.01%, compared to -5.30% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2023 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -30.60% and 15.20% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -4.70%.
21 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $1.7 billion for the current quarter. 21 have an estimated revenue figure of $3.14 billion for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2022. Year-ago sales stood $1.88 billion and $2.49 billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will shrink by -9.80% for the current quarter and 26.20% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 22.00% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2023 is a modest 21.90% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 7.52%.
Activision Blizzard Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between February 01 and February 06 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.47 at a share yield of 0.63%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.
Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.86% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 82.04% with a share float percentage of 82.76%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Activision Blizzard Inc. having a total of 1,699 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Berkshire Hathaway, Inc with over 68.4 million shares worth more than $5.33 billion. As of Jun 29, 2022, Berkshire Hathaway, Inc held 8.74% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 62.96 million shares as of Jun 29, 2022. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $4.9 billion and represent 8.05% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund. As of Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager holds about 2.65% shares in the company for having 20.72 million shares of worth $1.61 billion while later fund manager owns 17.31 million shares of worth $1.35 billion as of Jun 29, 2022, which makes it owner of about 2.21% of company’s outstanding stock.