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.

Activision facts

Headquarters (founded)

Santa Monica, Calif.

Market Cap

$13.1 billion


Home entertainment software

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$4.4 billion


President/CEO Robert Kotick
CFO Dennis Durkin

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$3.2 billion / $0

Dividend Yield



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.

Just last month, one of those bulls, All-Star investorpoet2, tapped Activision as a solid bargain opportunity:

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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