Insider Trading Alert - ATVI, RL And LNG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.56 to $73,500,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) - FREE Research Report

Hodous Brian, who is Chief Customer Officer at Activision Blizzard, sold 20,000 shares at $23.10 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Customer Officer owned 196,542 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.24% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.13, up $0.03, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Activision Blizzard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,147
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41.6 million

The average volume for Activision Blizzard has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Activision Blizzard has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 30.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Activision Blizzard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Activision Blizzard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Activision Blizzard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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