Insider Trading at Activision Blizzard Inc?

Gladys Abbott
August 10, 2017

Scout Investments Inc. now owns 614,690 shares of the company's stock valued at $20,801,000 after buying an additional 362,384 shares during the period. The average volume stands around 6.89 million shares.

Here is the rundown on market activity for Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI). It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, twenty-three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 40% are positive. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Equal Weight" rating and GBX 575 target in Wednesday, August 31 report. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) invested in 0% or 2,181 shares. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, April 18 by Goldman Sachs. The company was downgraded on Thursday, July 28 by M Partners. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $62.04. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 5. (NASDAQ:ATVI) rating on Friday, August 5. Aegis Capital has "Hold" rating and $3700 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Monday, July 10. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Mizuho. The stock of HSN, Inc.

On August 4, 2017 the stock rating was set at "Buy" by Bank of America up from the previous "Neutral" rating. The stock of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) earned "Buy" rating by Tigress Financial on Thursday, August 3. (ATVI) has the trading volume of 8.67 Million shares with the average trading volume of 7530 shares. Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) has 0.00% since August 9, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 45.27% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.64, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. The total value of its holdings increased 17.4%. Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Limited stated it has 7,813 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Dnb Asset As holds 0% or 695,007 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 67,405 shares. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. Aristotle Capital Boston Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.56% of its portfolio in Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Vanguard Grp Inc Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2.32 million shares. Swiss Bank holds 66,300 shares. (NASDAQ:HSNI) or 59,724 shares. (NASDAQ:HSNI). The Ontario - Canada-based Scotia has invested 0% in HSN, Inc. 557,947 were reported by Voloridge Investment Management Ltd Liability. (NASDAQ:HSNI) or 15,435 shares. Perkins Mgmt has 347,820 shares. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp invested in 39,487 shares. Citizens & Northern has 29,976 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio.

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HSN, an interactive multi-channel retailer. It has a 57.52 P/E ratio. The insider Morhaime Michael sold $1.46M. Bank Of Montreal sold 199,219 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%. (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares were sold by KOTICK ROBERT A. Durkin Dennis M sold 100,000 shares worth $4.90 million. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was sold by Wereb Stephen G on Wednesday, March 1. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was sold by KELLY BRIAN G on Tuesday, March 28.

The stock volatility for week was 2.62% while for month was 2.39%.The stock, as of last close, traded 74.77% to its 52 week low and was changed -4.18% from its 52 week high. The Company develops and distributes content and services across various gaming platforms, including video game consoles, personal computers (PC) and mobile devices. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Activision Blizzard from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $71.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday. About 13 shares traded. Cambrex Corp (NYSE:CBM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.49, from 0.62 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 73 investors sold ATVI shares while 204 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. The company has market cap of $889.07 million. 703,307 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) is a part of Technology sector and belongs to Multimedia & Graphics Software industry. The original version of this story can be accessed at Jacobson Schmitt Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

ATVI has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Contravisory Invest holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 39,376 shares. Kanaly Trust reported 182 shares. 133,800 are held by Icon Advisers Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Moreover, Criterion Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 3.15% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Ameriprise Fin has invested 0.4% in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

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