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Activision Blizzard is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. Its products span various genres, including first- and third-person action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and “match-three." The company conducts its business through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and King. Activision is a global developer and publisher of interactive software products and entertainment content for the console platform, Blizzard develops products for the PC platform, and King develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services for the mobile platform.

TypePublic
Founded1991
HQSanta Monica, US
Websiteactivisionblizzard.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,080(-6%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.5 B(-13%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$81
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Activision Blizzard

Bobby Kotick

Bobby Kotick

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Daniel Alegre

Daniel Alegre

President & Chief Operating Officer
Michael Morhaime

Michael Morhaime

Co-Founder
Dennis Durkin

Dennis Durkin

Chief Financial Officer & President, Emerging Business
Chris Walther

Chris Walther

Chief Legal Officer
Claudine Naughton

Claudine Naughton

Chief People Officer
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Activision Blizzard Office Locations

Activision Blizzard has offices in Santa Monica, Dallas, Fayetteville, Fresno and in 19 other locations
Santa Monica, US (HQ)
3100 Ocean Park Blvd
København, DK
Købmagergade 5
Legnano, IT
Via Talisio Tirinnanzi, 9
Amstelveen, NL
Stroombaan 16
Venlo, NL
Ankerkade 8
Alcobendas, ES
Calle de Anabel Segura, 7
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Activision Blizzard Financials and Metrics

Activision Blizzard Revenue

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Activision Blizzard's revenue was reported to be $6.49 b in FY, 2019 which is a 13.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

533.0m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

62.6b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

81.0

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

6.3b

EV

58.9b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $62.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.0b7.5b6.5b

Revenue growth, %

7%(13%)

Cost of goods sold

2.5b2.5b2.1b

Gross profit

4.5b5.0b4.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

1.7b1.6b1.6b2.0b1.6b1.5b1.8b1.4b1.3b1.8b533.0m

Cost of goods sold

585.0m561.0m552.0m662.0m510.0m513.0m563.0m433.0m442.0m

Gross profit

1.1b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.1b999.0m1.3b963.0m840.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%66%66%66%69%66%69%69%66%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

4.7b4.2b5.8b

Accounts Receivable

918.0m1.0b848.0m

Inventories

46.0m43.0m32.0m

Current Assets

6.5b6.1b7.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

3.2b3.3b3.6b5.2b4.9b3.3b4.7b4.6b4.9b5.9b6.3b

Accounts Receivable

344.0m360.0m888.0m431.0m418.0m641.0m594.0m455.0m386.0m590.0m614.0m

Inventories

48.0m51.0m94.0m42.0m36.0m174.0m45.0m46.0m102.0m

Current Assets

4.4b4.4b5.4b6.4b6.1b5.0b6.0b5.7b6.0b7.1b7.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

273.0m1.8b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

888.0m509.0m328.0m

Inventories

(26.0m)(5.0m)7.0m

Accounts Payable

85.0m(65.0m)31.0m
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Activision Blizzard Operating Metrics

Activision Blizzard's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 409 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Countries (Facilities)

17 20 20 20 19

Facilities Leased

64 100 100 100 80

Monthly Active Users

530 m544 m491 m482 m447 m431 m407 m384 m385 m374 m352 m345 m356 m345 m327 m316 m409 m

Warehouses

2 2 2 2 2
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Activision Blizzard Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
King.comFebruary 23, 2016$5.90 b
Activision Blizzard International BV
Activision Blizzard Media Limited
Activision Blizzard UK Limited
Activision Publishing, Inc.
ATVI C.V.
Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment SAS
King.com (US) LLC
Midasplayer AB

Activision Blizzard Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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76/100

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Activision Blizzard Revenue Breakdown

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Activision Blizzard revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.1% from Other Segments, 31.1% from King Digital Entertainment, 28.4% from Blizzard Entertainment and 33.5% from Activision Publishing

Activision Blizzard revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 51.5% from Americas, 14.0% from Asia Pacific and 34.5% from EMEA

Human Capital Metrics

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Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

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Activision Blizzard News and Updates

Deutsche Bank upgrades Activision Blizzard to a 'buy,' sees 'further upside' for game publishers

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Activision Blizzard to Shut French Office Rooted in Its Past

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: Activision Blizzard delays ‘World of Warcraft’ update

Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVI said late Thursday it is delaying the release of its “World of Warcraft: Shadowlands” installments to continue beta testing the game. The company’s Blizzard division said it had expected to release the update to the massive multiplayer online role-playing game at the en…

Activision Blizzard Stock Going Higher From $80 Levels?

Activision Blizzard’s stock trades around $80 currently, rising a strong 36% since the beginning of the year, significantly outperforming the broader markets, which have moved a mere 3%. It traded at a pre-Covid high of $64 in February, and it is 26% above that level now...

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Activision Blizzard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Activision Blizzard founded?

    Activision Blizzard was founded in 1991.

  • Who are Activision Blizzard key executives?

    Activision Blizzard's key executives are Bobby Kotick, Daniel Alegre and Michael Morhaime.

  • How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 9,080 employees.

  • What is Activision Blizzard revenue?

    Latest Activision Blizzard annual revenue is $6.5 b.

  • What is Activision Blizzard revenue per employee?

    Latest Activision Blizzard revenue per employee is $714.6 k.

  • Who are Activision Blizzard competitors?

    Competitors of Activision Blizzard include Zynga, Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive.

  • Where is Activision Blizzard headquarters?

    Activision Blizzard headquarters is located at 3100 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica.

  • Where are Activision Blizzard offices?

    Activision Blizzard has offices in Santa Monica, Dallas, Fayetteville, Fresno and in 19 other locations.

  • How many offices does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 23 offices.