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C
Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)
Technology | Multimedia & Graphics Software
CEO: Robert A. Kotick
Employees: 7300
activisionblizzard.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank426Dividend Rank161
Moat Rank153Financial Strength Rank100
Growth Rank168Momentum Rank74
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0.54%
Payout Ratio18.95%
3 yr Dividend Growth11.02%
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio41.33x
P/B Ratio4.51x
P/S Ratio6.18x
EV/EBITDA Ratio19.96x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity47%
Interest Coverage13.5x
MOAT
ROE11.57%
ROIC11.8%
Net Margin14.38%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth6.83%
5 yr SPS Growth7.06%
5 yr BPS Growth5.73%
Activision Blizzard Inc has carved out a durable competitive advantage within its industry
 tickrz summary
Activision Blizzard Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Activision Blizzard Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 41.3x, a P/B ratio of 4.5x, a P/S ratio of 6.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 20x. Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 426 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 308 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Activision Blizzard Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Activision Blizzard Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector. Activision Blizzard Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 13.5x, a debt/equity ratio of 47% and a Moat Rank of 153 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 30.56% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 74. Activision Blizzard Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Shares currently yield 0.54%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 161 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 6.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 7.1% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5.7% combine to produce this average score.

Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)
Technology | Multimedia & Graphics Software
CEO: Robert A. Kotick
Employees: 7300
activisionblizzard.com


tickrz rank
C

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio41.33x
P/B Ratio4.51x
P/S Ratio6.18x
EV/EBITDA Ratio19.96x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0.54%
Payout Ratio18.95%
3 yr Dividend Growth11.02%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity47%
Interest Coverage13.5x
MOAT
ROE11.57%
ROIC11.8%
Net Margin14.38%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth6.83%
5 yr SPS Growth7.06%
5 yr BPS Growth5.73%

TICKRZ RANK
Activision Blizzard Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Activision Blizzard Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 41.3x, a P/B ratio of 4.5x, a P/S ratio of 6.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 20x. Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 426 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 308 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Activision Blizzard Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Activision Blizzard Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Activision Blizzard Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 13.5x, a debt/equity ratio of 47% and a Moat Rank of 153 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 30.56% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 74. Activision Blizzard Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 0.54%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Activision Blizzard Inc ranks 161 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 6.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 7.1% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5.7% combine to produce this average score.