4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Activision Blizzard
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, video game giant Activision Blizzard (NAS: ATVI) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Activision's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Santa Monica, Calif.|
|Market Cap||$13.1 billion|
|Industry||Home entertainment software|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.4 billion|
|Management||President/CEO Robert Kotick|
CFO Dennis Durkin
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||5.6%|
|Cash / Debt||$3.2 billion / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 7,203 members who have rated Activision believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Keeps looking cheaper and cheaper. Great franchises. Just because [World of Warcraft] is in decline does not mean the end of growth for the company.
Adding at 16x earnings, 14.5x cash flow, and 1.2x book value. The forward P/E is 10.6. This for a company that is estimated to grow at 10%/year for the next five years. This looks to be a conservative estimate of growth.
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The article 4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Activision Blizzard originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Activision and Take-Two, as well as creating a synthetic long position in Activision. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.