Activision Blizzard

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. The company strives to make thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for its players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
Company Growth (employees)
Santa Monica, US
Size (employees)
9,600 (est)
Activision Blizzard was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, US

Activision Blizzard Office Locations

Activision Blizzard has an office in Santa Monica

Activision Blizzard Financials and Metrics

Activision Blizzard Financials

Activision Blizzard's revenue was reported to be $1.7 b in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

1.7 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

426 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

493 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

47.4 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

3.2 b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $47.4 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


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

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

1.2 b

R&D expense

958 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


970 m753 m1.3 b1 b990 m1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b

Sales and marketing expense

141 m221 m92 m164 m189 m168 m322 m340 m246 m

R&D expense

112 m131 m145 m149 m159 m175 m249 m249 m225 m

General and administrative expense

107 m140 m86 m102 m109 m160 m169 m156 m177 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


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


49 m

Current Assets

6.2 b6.9 b3.4 b4.8 b


138 m157 m189 m258 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


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


151 m222 m102 m117 m238 m103 m94 m131 m48 m

Current Assets

5.5 b6 b5.9 b6.1 b6.3 b4 b3.4 b5.3 b4.4 b


162 m162 m158 m179 m200 m246 m260 m258 m245 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1 b835 m892 m966 m

Depreciation and Amortization

108 m90 m95 m829 m

Accounts Receivable

198 m(180 m)(40 m)84 m


6 m(2 m)(54 m)32 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

204 m(23 m)394 m212 m127 m336 m127 m199 m426 m

Accounts Payable

167 m266 m123 m198 m309 m150 m176 m211 m150 m
USDY, 2017


179.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Activision Blizzard Operating Metrics

Activision Blizzard's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 431 m in Q1, 2017
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

New Product Launches






Monthly Active Users

621 m575 m548 m530 m544 m491 m482 m447 m431 m
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Activision Blizzard Market Value History

Activision Blizzard Revenue Breakdown


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Traffic Overview of Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

Activision Blizzard News and Updates

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Activision Blizzard Company Life and Culture

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