Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Has Over 37.96% Upside Potential

Activision Blizzard is facing mass layoffs next week according to reports

Also, their 2019 sales are predicted to be reduced by 2% compared to last year- down to $7.28 billion. The EPS diference is $0.34 or 38.64 % up from last years number. Analysts at Deutsche Bank, started covering the stock on January 22 with a Hold rating.

In 2018, Blizzard was focused on cost-cutting and employees were instructed to cut budgets, according to Kotaku on Saturday, Feb. 9.

Net profit margin of the company is seen at 8.10%. In the second quarter previous year, the firm recorded $0.41 earnings per share.

The report of lay offs comes just a few weeks after Activision hired a new CFO, Dennis Numan, and gave him a $15 million sweetener consisting of $11.3 million of restricted stock, a $3.75 million sign-on bonus, and that's alongside his $900K salary and a $1.35 million target bonus. In the same vein, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased its Coty Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. BTIG Research lifted their price target on Activision Blizzard from $80.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th.

Reiterated Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Rating. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has topped consensus earnings estimates in 10 quarters (83%), missed earnings in 2 quarters (16%), whereas at 0 occasion EPS met analyst expectations. Lindbrook Capital LLC purchased a new position in Activision Blizzard in the 4th quarter worth approximately $37,000. Ipswich Investment Management Co. During the trading session, a total of 44.62 million shares were traded which represents a -272.18% decline from the average session volume which is 11.99M shares. Wall Street's most bullish Activision Blizzard, Inc. The price of the stock the last time has dropped by -5.69% from its Week high price while it is dropped higher than its 52-Week low price. The stock has a market capitalization of $33.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.18, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 0.92. Return on assets ratio of the Company was 3.20%.

In context: In what's been a turbulent year for the publishing giant, seeing stagnating growth in key titles such as Overwatch and Hearthstone, as well as losing the Destiny IP, Activision is reportedly planning a restructuring effort aimed at increasing profitability. The firm develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content for the console and PC platforms through retail and digital channels, including subscription, full-game, and in-game sales, as well as by licensing software to third-party or related-party companies; and offers downloadable content.

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