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.
TypePublic
HQSanta Monica, US
Founded1991
Size (employees)9,600 (est)
Websiteactivisionblizzard.com
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

CEO
Dennis Durkin

Dennis Durkin

Chief Corporate Officer of Activision Blizzard
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
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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 (Q2, 2018)

1.6 b

Net income (Q2, 2018)

402 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

434 m

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2018)

60.7 b

Closing stock price (19-Sep-2018)

79.6

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

4.9 b

EV

60.2 b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $60.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

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

Sales and marketing expense

1.2 b1.4 b

General and administrative expense

634 m760 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

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

Sales and marketing expense

144 m104 m141 m221 m92 m164 m189 m168 m322 m340 m246 m308 m251 m226 m

General and administrative expense

162 m95 m107 m140 m86 m102 m109 m160 m169 m156 m177 m171 m198 m216 m

R&D expense

140 m143 m112 m131 m145 m149 m159 m175 m249 m249 m225 m252 m259 m255 m
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

49 m46 m

Current Assets

6.2 b6.9 b3.4 b4.8 b6.5 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

4.4 b4.3 b4.2 b3.8 b4.5 b4.4 b4.4 b2.9 b2.3 b4 b3.2 b3.3 b5.2 b4.9 b

Inventories

313 m158 m151 m222 m102 m117 m238 m103 m94 m131 m48 m51 m42 m36 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 b6.4 b6.1 b

PP&E

139 m152 m162 m162 m158 m179 m200 m246 m260 m258 m245 m246 m286 m281 m
Annual
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1 b835 m892 m966 m273 m

Depreciation and Amortization

108 m90 m95 m829 m888 m

Inventories

6 m(2 m)(54 m)32 m(26 m)

Accounts Payable

7 m(12 m)(25 m)(50 m)85 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

56 m293 m204 m(23 m)394 m606 m733 m336 m606 m733 m363 m514 m500 m902 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m65 m155 m267 m

Inventories

(9 m)(135 m)4 m8 m

Accounts Payable

167 m266 m123 m(122 m)(7 m)150 m176 m211 m150 m(160 m)(157 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

138.7 x

EV/CFO

111.9 x

EV/FCF

126.2 x

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

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

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Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

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Activision Blizzard News and Updates

Social Gaming 2018 Global Market Key Players – Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, King Digital Entertainment, Supercell, Behaviour Interactive – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

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Global $200+ Billion Mobile Gaming Market 2018-2023: Major Players are Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Rovio Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company, and Zyngawdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Mobile Gaming Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global mobile gaming market was valued at US$64.349 billion in 2017 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.35% over the...

Activision Blizzard stock jumps after analyst says new 'Call of Duty' battle-royale mode will be a 'potentially massive hit'

Shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. are up 4.9% in Tuesday morning trading after Benchmark analyst Mike Hickey said the company's new battle-royale mode for "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" looked impressive. Activision's Black Ops 4 Blackout beta went live on Monday. "'Call of Duty' is the largest shoot…

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Pc Games – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Bank of America downgrades EA, Activision Blizzard due to 'Fortnite' and holiday slate

Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowers its rating for both Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard shares, citing competition from "Fortnite" and potential game sales pressure.

Game Software Market a $100 Billion Industry Analysis, Growth, Global Key Players and Forecast 2021 Leading Companies Profiled Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts

The game software market is one of the fastest growing markets in the entertainment industry, and the growth of the gaming software industry continues from the very beginning. With the continued development and innovation of gaming technology, new products, platforms and market models are constantly…
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Activision Blizzard Company Life and Culture

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