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Activision Blizzard, inc. - Company Profile

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Activision Blizzard, inc. - Overview

Brands
Call of Duty, Candy Crush, Crash Bandicoot, Diablo, HearthStone, Over Watch, Spyro, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, World of Warcraft
Description
Activision Blizzard, inc. is a public company headquartered in California with an estimated 9,800 employees. In the US, the company has a notable market share in at least two industries: Video Game Software Publishing and Video Games. Their largest market share is in the Video Game Software Publishing industry, where they account for an estimated 10.0% of total industry revenue and are considered an All Star because they display stronger market share, profit and revenue growth compared to their peers.
Company Details

Registered Name: Activision Blizzard, inc.

Company Type: Operating

Exchange: Nasdaq

Headquarters: 2701 Olympic Boulevard Building B Santa Monica CA 90404

Employees: 9800

Activision Blizzard, inc. - Operating Industries and Main Competitors

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Activision Blizzard, inc. - Products and Services

  • Video Games in the US

  • Of the 5 core revenue-generating products and services in the Video Games in the US industry, Activision Blizzard, inc. offers:
    • Online games and software for consoles
    • Physical games and software
  • Video Game Software Publishing in the US

  • Of the 8 core revenue-generating products and services in the Video Game Software Publishing in the US industry, Activision Blizzard, inc. offers:
    • Action, adventure and strategy video games
    • Family video games
    • Fighting video games
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Activision Blizzard, inc. - Analyst Insights

Microsoft plans to acquire Activision Blizzard

In January 2022, Microsoft Corp (Microsoft) announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard Inc (Activision Blizzard). Microsoft will acquire Activision Blizzard for $95.0 per share, in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion, inclusive of Activision Blizzard’s net cash. When the transaction closes, Microsoft will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony. However, the planned acquisition will be reviewed by the Federal Trade Commission, the FTC will oversee the investigation into whether the takeover will harm competition.

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In response to volatile demand in the wake of the first COVID-19 surge, the company undertook a comprehensive cost reduction program, aimed at shoring up labor and supply costs.

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Activision Blizzard, inc. - SWOT Analysis

Strengths and weaknesses take into account internal factors, and are based on Activision Blizzard, inc.'s performance in comparison to its competitors. Opportunities and Threats focus on external influences, and are based on trends and demand in the Video Games in the US, and Video Game Software Publishing in the US industries.
Strengths
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Annual Turnover: x.x%
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Weaknesses
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Revenue per Employee: $xx
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Activision Blizzard, inc. - Financial Statements & Ratios

pie_chartActivision Blizzard, inc. Income Statement

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Revenue8,803.08,086.06,489.07,500.07,017.06,608.0
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pie_chartActivision Blizzard, inc. Balance Sheet

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Cash and Equivalents10,423.08,647.05,794.04,225.04,713.03,245.0
Short-Term Investments000000000000000000000000
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pie_chartActivision Blizzard, inc. Cash Flow

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Net IncomeN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Income (Loss) From Discontinued Operations000000000000000000000000
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