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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 developer and publisher of interactive software products and entertainment content for the console platforms, Blizzard develops products for the PC platforms, and King develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services for the mobile platforms.

TypePublic
Founded1979
HQSanta Monica, CA, US
Websiteactivisionblizzard.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC+

Locations

Activision Blizzard is headquartered in
Santa Monica, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,080(-6%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.5 B(-13%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$100.8 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Activision Blizzard

Bobby Kotick

Bobby Kotick

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Daniel Alegre

Daniel Alegre

President & Chief Operating Officer
Dennis Durkin

Dennis Durkin

Chief Financial Officer & President, Emerging Business
Chris Walther

Chris Walther

Chief Legal Officer
Helaine Klasky

Helaine Klasky

Chief Communications Officer
Claudine Naughton

Claudine Naughton

Chief People Officer
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Activision Blizzard Office Locations

Activision Blizzard has offices in Santa Monica, Dallas, Eagan, Fayetteville and in 26 other locations
Santa Monica, CA, 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 (Q3, 2020)

2.0b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

76%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

604.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

778.0m

Market capitalization (19-Feb-2021)

77.9b

Closing stock price (19-Feb-2021)

100.8

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

7.4b

EV

74.1b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $77.9 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, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

2.0b1.6b1.5b1.8b1.4b1.3b1.8b1.9b2.0b

Cost of goods sold

662.0m510.0m513.0m563.0m433.0m442.0m505.0m469.0m469.0m

Gross profit

1.3b1.1b999.0m1.3b963.0m840.0m1.3b1.5b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

66%69%66%69%69%66%72%76%76%
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, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

5.2b4.9b3.3b4.7b4.6b4.9b5.9b6.3b7.4b

Accounts Receivable

431.0m418.0m641.0m594.0m455.0m386.0m590.0m614.0m619.0m

Inventories

42.0m36.0m174.0m45.0m46.0m102.0m

Current Assets

6.4b6.1b5.0b6.0b5.7b6.0b7.1b7.7b9.0b
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
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

500.0m902.0m1.2b447.0m774.0m978.0m505.0m1.1b1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

155.0m267.0m385.0m87.0m166.0m246.0m62.0m106.0m152.0m

Inventories

4.0m8.0m(127.0m)(2.0m)(4.0m)(65.0m)

Accounts Payable

(160.0m)(157.0m)(14.0m)(91.0m)(75.0m)22.0m(132.0m)(113.0m)(71.0m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

729.0k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Activision Blizzard Operating Metrics

Activision Blizzard's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 390 m in Q3, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Countries (Facilities)

20 20 19

Facilities Leased

100 100 80

Monthly Active Users

385 m374 m352 m345 m356 m345 m327 m316 m409 m407 m428 m390 m

Warehouses

2 2 2
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Activision Blizzard Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
OmniataJanuary 25, 2017
King.comFebruary 23, 2016$5.90 b
Major League Gaming IncJanuary 04, 2016$46 m
California 7 StudiosApril 06, 2009
Budcat CreationsNovember 10, 2008
DemonWareMarch 06, 2007
RedOctaneMay 09, 2006
High Moon StudiosJanuary 05, 2006
BeenoxMay 25, 2005
Radical EntertainmentMarch 23, 2005
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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

Activision Blizzard Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

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Activision Blizzard Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    78/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Activision Blizzard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Activision Blizzard founded?

    Activision Blizzard was founded in 1979.

  • Who are Activision Blizzard key executives?

    Activision Blizzard's key executives are Bobby Kotick, Daniel Alegre and Dennis Durkin.

  • 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 Playtika, Zynga and Electronic Arts.

  • 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, Eagan, Fayetteville and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 30 offices.