Activision Blizzard Reaches New 52-Week High (ATVI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $14.76, above its previous 52-week high of $14.70 with 781,298 shares traded as of 9:56 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Activision Blizzard has a market cap of $16 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 35.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), console, handheld, and mobile interactive entertainment worldwide. It develops and publishes PC-based computer games and maintains its proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Activision Blizzard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Activision Blizzard Ratings Report.

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