Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Share Price
News stories about Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Activision Blizzard earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.9297417996661 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Upgraded at Vetr (americanbankingnews.com)
- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Weigh On Beatable Move and Margin Ratio Analysis- Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Up-to-the-minute Analysts Reports: La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- How Activision Blizzard Crushed it in 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Lowers Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ ATVI) traded down $0.29 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $63.16. The company had a trading volume of 3,143,310 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,685,657. The stock has a market capitalization of $48,775.98, a PE ratio of 43.26, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 1.03. Activision Blizzard has a 12-month low of $35.95 and a 12-month high of $67.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 2.22 and a current ratio of 2.25.
In related news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.64, for a total transaction of $1,257,590.04. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 41,435 shares in the company, valued at $2,636,923.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 2.12% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Activision Blizzard Company Profile
Activision Blizzard, Inc is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. The Company develops and distributes content and services across various gaming platforms, including video game consoles, personal computers (PC) and mobile devices. Its segments include Activision Publishing, Inc (Activision), Blizzard Entertainment, Inc (Blizzard), King Digital Entertainment (King) and Other.
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