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ATVI

Activision Blizzard

$37.37

0.15 (0.40%)

13:45
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13:45

Activision Blizzard call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Activision Blizzard with 8,470 calls trading, 1.1x expected, and implied vol increasing over 1 point to 28.54%. Jan-17 38 calls and Dec-16 39 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 5,800 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.15. Earnings are expected on February 9th.

ATVI Activision Blizzard
$37.37

0.15 (0.40%)

10/14/16
10/14/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Activision Blizzard (ATVI) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 2. Aqua America (WTR) initiated with a Neutral at Baird. 3. HP Enterprise (HPE) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA. 4. TASER (TASR) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 5. Noble Energy (NBL) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/02/16
PIPR
11/02/16
NO CHANGE
Target $91
PIPR
Overweight
Electronic Arts guidance likely conservative, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson believes Electronic Arts (EA) is taking a conservative approach to its below consensus December quarter guidance given the recent late October launches of Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2. The stock trades at a "fairly material discount" to closest comp Activision Blizzard (ATVI), which is unwarranted, Olson tells investors in a post-earnings research note. He raised his price target for EA shares to $91 from $89 and reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares.
11/04/16
BARD
11/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $50
BARD
Outperform
Activision Blizzard price target raised to $50 from $46 at Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian raised his price target on Activision Blizzard to $50 from $46 following the company's Q3 report. The analyst said its results were driven by solid performance from new titles and continued strength from established franchises. Sebastian expects another growth year in 2017 and reiterated his Outperform rating on Activision Blizzard shares.
11/11/16
PIPR
11/11/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Oct. NPD video game software sales rose 11%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says October NPD video game software sales were up 11% year-over-year due to strong results from incremental launch titles, including Electronic Arts' (EA) Battlefield 1 as well as Take Two's (TTWO) Mafia III, among others. The analyst, however, views the October NPD results as "largely irrelevant" since Activision Blizzard (ATVI), EA and Take-Two already announced December quarter guidance and GameStop (GME) recently announced preliminary October quarter results. He keeps Overweight ratings on all four names.

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