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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. ... Show more
TypePublic
Founded1991
HQSanta Monica, US
Websiteactivisionblizzard.com
Employee Ratings3.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)9,625
Revenue (FY, 2017)$7 B(+7%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$44.6

Key People/Management at Activision Blizzard

Bobby Kotick

Bobby Kotick

CEO
Dennis Durkin

Dennis Durkin

Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard
Coddy Johnson

Coddy Johnson

President and Chief Operating Officer
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
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Activision Blizzard Office Locations

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

Activision Blizzard Revenue

Activision Blizzard's revenue was reported to be $7.02 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

1.5b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.4b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

91.6%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

260.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

265.0m

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

34.0b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

44.6

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

3.3b

EV

33.4b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $34 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4.8b4.9b4.6b4.4b4.7b6.6b7.0b

Revenue growth, %

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

Sales and marketing expense

606.0m734.0m1.2b1.4b

General and administrative expense

490.0m380.0m634.0m760.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

691.0m1.1b970.0m753.0m1.3b1.0b990.0m1.5b1.6b1.6b1.7b1.6b1.6b2.0b1.6b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

127.0m

Gross profit

1.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

92%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

2.8b2.8b3.2b4.0b4.4b4.4b4.8b1.8b1.8b3.2b4.7b

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

171.0m128.0m49.0m46.0m

Current Assets

6.2b6.2b6.9b3.4b3.4b4.8b6.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.0b835.0m892.0m966.0m273.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

108.0m90.0m95.0m829.0m888.0m

Inventories

6.0m(2.0m)(54.0m)32.0m(26.0m)

Accounts Payable

7.0m(12.0m)(25.0m)(50.0m)85.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

126 x

EV/CFO

42.2 x

EV/FCF

48.1 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 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.comFebruary 23, 2016$5.90 b

Activision Blizzard Revenue Breakdown

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Activision Blizzard revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.7% from Other Segments, 24.0% from King Digital Entertainment, 36.7% from Blizzard Entertainment and 33.6% from Activision Publishing

Human Capital Metrics

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Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

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Activision Blizzard News and Updates

Activision Blizzard To Layoff Nearly 800 People As Its 2019 Looks Bleak

During its fourth quarter earnings call at market close today, Activision-Blizzard announced it would layoff 8% of its staff of 9.600 employees. The nearly 800 employees will come from non-developmental and administrative-related parts of the business.

Activision Blizzard says layoffs are effort to focus on core games as earnings, forecast disappoint

Activision Blizzard Inc. reported record annual performance Tuesday, but missed estimates for holiday sales and its 2019 forecast while confirming layoffs and increasing payments to shareholders.

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Activision Blizzard cuts jobs amid ‘best’ financial results

Activision set a new record for revenue, but it is cutting jobs. The company wants to put more resources into making games, so it is laying off people.

Activision Blizzard earnings and forecast come up short of expectations

Activision Blizzard earnings and forecast come up short of expectations
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Activision Blizzard Company Life and Culture

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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, Dennis Durkin and Coddy Johnson.

  • How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 9,625 employees.

  • What is Activision Blizzard revenue?

    Latest Activision Blizzard annual revenue is $7 b.

  • What is Activision Blizzard revenue per employee?

    Latest Activision Blizzard revenue per employee is $729 k.

  • Who are Activision Blizzard competitors?

    Competitors of Activision Blizzard include Nintendo, Ubisoft and Epic Games.

  • Where are Activision Blizzard offices?

    Activision Blizzard has an office in Santa Monica.

  • How many offices does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 1 office.