Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to Buy

The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy" on Tuesday, September 6. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Thursday, February 23. Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $12000 target. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $65.33. The firm has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, July 24. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE:CPA) rating on Friday, August 11. (NYSE:PRO) on Friday, August 7 to "Mkt Outperform" rating. Invesco Ltd owns 44,450 shares.

Boston Partners decreased Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) stake by 36.69% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has risen 47.83% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. In the last three months, insiders have sold 4,074,879 shares of company stock valued at $252,196,001. The lowest target is $29.51 while the high is $7800. About 2.37M shares traded. Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.23% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q2. The stock declined 1.03% or $0.63 reaching $60.82 on the news. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) average trading volume of 6,252,190 during the past month is 8.2% below its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been less active than usual in the stock in recent times. 98 funds opened positions while 210 raised stakes. The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.17B, giving the company a market capitalization of about 19.44B. Thrivent For Lutherans reported 0.01% in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of ATVI. Alpha Cubed Invests Limited Liability Company invested in 5,421 shares or 0.05% of the stock. The quarterly performance for the stock is 0.70%, while the half-yearly performance is 25.20%. Walleye Trading Lc holds 0% or 711 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 27,177 shares. State Street, Massachusetts-based fund reported 541,902 shares. Sun Life Fincl Inc holds 0.01% or 2,949 shares.

Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc decreased Packaging Corp Amer (NYSE:PKG) stake by 4,813 shares to 38,109 valued at $4.25 million in 2017Q2. Us National Bank De stated it has 274 shares. Rdl Inc stated it has 34,591 shares or 1.53% of all its holdings. Fny Managed Accounts Limited Liability holds 0.05% in PROS Holdings, Inc. 1,240 were accumulated by Winch Advisory.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.10 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 81% of Activision Blizzard's analysts are positive.

09/20/2017 - Activision Blizzard, Inc had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. (NASDAQ:ATVI) to release earnings on November, 2.

Analysts await Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Benchmark. They set a "buy" rating and a $67.00 target price on the stock. Old Second Commercial Bank Of Aurora has 0.02% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, February 12 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:ATVI) to report earnings on November, 2. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, June 16 by Barclays Capital. (NASDAQ:ATVI) earned "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Wednesday, August 5. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to "Underperform". They expect $0.12 EPS, up 300.00% or $0.09 from last year's $0.03 per share. CPA's profit will be $97.28 million for 13.90 P/E if the $2.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.73% negative EPS growth. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability Corporation reported 4.69 million shares. Starwood Property Trust Inc (NYSE:STWD) was reduced too. About 134,505 shares traded. Genie Energy Ltd (NYSE:GNE) has risen 2.90% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its up 6.83, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. 10 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.32, for a total value of $1,211,744.52. Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd Company holds 1.17 million shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Voya Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Genie Energy Ltd (NYSE:GNE). Condor Cap Mgmt holds 0.37% or 30,554 shares in its portfolio. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 12.1 percent and 8.4 percent respectively. Sg Americas Securities Limited Company has invested 0% in Heico Corp (NYSE:HEI). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 106,338 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 12,410 were accumulated by Raymond James Fincl Ser Advsr Inc. Moreover, Salzhauer Michael has 0.09% invested in Genie Energy Ltd (NYSE:GNE).

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