Activision Blizzard is an independent video game software developer and distributor. The Company is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products for various consoles, handheld platforms and the PC. Activision Blizzard has continued to thrive as a leading digital entertainment provider whose games appeal to a variety of gamers. It strives to make thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for its players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
Type
Public
HQ
Santa Monica, US
Founded
1991
Size (employees)
9,600 (est)
Activision Blizzard was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, US
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Key People/Management at Activision Blizzard

Bobby Kotick

Bobby Kotick

Chief Executive Officer
Dennis Durkin

Dennis Durkin

Chief Corporate Officer of Activision Blizzard
Eric Hirshberg

Eric Hirshberg

Chief Executive Officer of Activision
Coddy Johnson

Coddy Johnson

President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael Morhaime

Michael Morhaime

President and Chief Executive Officer of Blizzard Entertainment
Spencer Neumann

Spencer Neumann

Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard
Brian Stolz

Brian Stolz

Chief People Officer of Activision Blizzard
Chris Walther

Chris Walther

Chief Legal Officer of Activision Blizzard
Riccardo Zacconi

Riccardo Zacconi

Chief Executive Officer of King Digital Entertainment

Activision Blizzard Office Locations

Activision Blizzard has an office in Santa Monica
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Activision Blizzard Financials and Metrics

Activision Blizzard Financials

Activision Blizzard's revenue was reported to be $6.61 b in FY, 2016 which is a 41.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1.6 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

243 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

339 m

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

53.8 b

Cash (3-Feb-2018)

3.3 b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $53.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

4.8 b4.9 b4.6 b4.4 b4.7 b6.6 b

Revenue growth, %

7%2%(6%)(4%)6%42%

Sales and marketing expense

1.2 b

General and administrative expense

634 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

691 m1.1 b970 m753 m1.3 b1 b990 m1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.6 b

Sales and marketing expense

144 m104 m141 m221 m92 m164 m189 m168 m322 m340 m246 m308 m

General and administrative expense

162 m95 m107 m140 m86 m102 m109 m160 m169 m156 m177 m171 m

R&D expense

140 m143 m112 m131 m145 m149 m159 m175 m249 m249 m225 m252 m
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

2.8 b2.8 b3.2 b4 b4.4 b4.8 b1.8 b3.2 b

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

49 m

Current Assets

6.2 b6.9 b3.4 b4.8 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

4.4 b4.3 b4.2 b3.8 b4.5 b4.4 b4.4 b2.9 b2.3 b4 b3.2 b3.3 b

Inventories

313 m158 m151 m222 m102 m117 m238 m103 m94 m131 m48 m51 m

Current Assets

8.3 b5.7 b5.5 b6 b5.9 b6.1 b6.3 b4 b3.4 b5.3 b4.4 b4.4 b

PP&E

139 m152 m162 m162 m158 m179 m200 m246 m260 m258 m245 m246 m
Annual
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1 b835 m892 m966 m

Depreciation and Amortization

108 m90 m95 m829 m

Inventories

6 m(2 m)(54 m)32 m

Accounts Payable

7 m(12 m)(25 m)(50 m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

56 m293 m204 m(23 m)394 m606 m733 m336 m606 m733 m363 m514 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m65 m

Inventories

(9 m)(135 m)

Accounts Payable

167 m266 m123 m(122 m)(7 m)150 m176 m211 m150 m
USDY, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Activision Blizzard Operating Metrics

Activision Blizzard's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 384 m in Q3, 2017.
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

New Product Launches

3 2 4 17 2 6 5 14 2 4 5 8 2

Monthly Active Users

621 m575 m548 m530 m544 m491 m482 m447 m431 m407 m384 m

Countries

17 17 20

Facilities

58 64 100
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Activision Blizzard Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
King.com February 23, 2016$5.90 b
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