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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Activision Blizzard Reports Qtrly Earnings Per Share $0.34
Friday, 9 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.34; QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.42.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET REVENUES $1,512 MILLION VERSUS $1,618 MILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET BOOKINGS $1.66 BILLION VERSUS $1.90 BILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS HAD 345 MILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS IN QUARTER.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET REVENUES $2,236 MILLION; SEES Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.43; SEES Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.64.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET BOOKINGS $3.05 BILLION.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard- Michael Morhaime to Step Down As President And CEO Of Blizzard Entertainment Inc
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ON OCTOBER 17, MICHAEL MORHAIME WILL CEASE TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC., A UNIT OF CO.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Names World Of Warcraft Executive Producer J. Allen Brack As New President Of Blizzard Entertainment
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD NAMES WORLD OF WARCRAFT® EXECUTIVE PRODUCER J. ALLEN BRACK AS NEW PRESIDENT OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ALLEN BRACK AS NEW PRESIDENT OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT SUCCEEDING MIKE MORHAIME, WHO WILL REMAIN A STRATEGIC ADVISOR TO COMPANY.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share Of $0.52
Friday, 3 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.52; QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.62.QTRLY REVENUE $1,641 MILLION VERSUS $1,631 MILLION.QTRLY NET BOOKINGS $1.38 BILLION VERSUS $1.42 BILLION FOR Q2 2017.SEES CY 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.84; SEES CY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.46.SEES CY 2018 NET REVENUE $7,355 MILLION.SEES Q3 NET REVENUE $1,490 MILLION.NET BOOKINGS EXPECTED TO BE $7.48 BILLION FOR 2018 & $1.61 BILLION FOR Q3.SEES Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.16; SEES Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.37.BOARD AUTHORIZED DEBT PAYDOWN OF UP TO $1.8 BILLION IN 2018, CO EXPECTS TO UTILIZE FULL AUTHORIZATION IN Q3.ANNOUNCED 2 ADDITIONAL OVERWATCH LEAGUE FRANCHISE SALES ADDING ATLANTA, GEORGIA & GUANGZHOU, CHINA TO LEAGUE.  Full Article

Activision And Tencent Bringing New Call Of Duty Mobile Game To China
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION AND TENCENT BRINGING NEW CALL OF DUTY MOBILE GAME TO CHINA.ACTIVISION, A UNIT OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, SAYS CO & TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD ANNOUNCED A COLLABORATION TO BRING CALL OF DUTY TO MOBILE IN CHINA.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Partners With Nielsen On Esports Brand Valuation
Monday, 16 Apr 2018 

April 16 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD PARTNERS WITH NIELSEN ON ESPORTS BRAND VALUATION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS IS PARTNERING WITH NIELSEN TO MEASURE AND VALUE ESPORTS BRAND INVESTMENTS ACROSS THE CO'S MULTIPLE LEAGUES & TITLES.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Expands Size Of Board To Ten Members​
Saturday, 20 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS ON JAN 12 BOARD ELECTED A NEW MEMBER, EXPANDING SIZE OF BOARD TO TEN MEMBERS​ - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Recommends Shareholders Reject Mini-Tender Offer By TRC Capital Corp
Friday, 19 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RECOMMENDS SHAREHOLDERS REJECT MINI-TENDER OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL CORPORATION.‍ANNOUNCED IT HAS RECEIVED NOTICE OF AN UNSOLICITED MINI-TENDER OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL CORPORATION​.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ‍RECEIVED NOTICE OF OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL TO PURCHASE UP TO 2 MILLION SHARES OF AT A PRICE OF $63.25 PER SHARE IN CASH​.- ‍DOES NOT ENDORSE TRC CAPITAL'S OFFER AND RECOMMENDS STOCKHOLDERS NOT TENDER THEIR SHARES IN RESPONSE TO OFFER​.  Full Article

Twitch And Overwatch League Sign Two-Year Media Rights Deal
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Twitch::TWITCH SAYS OVERWATCH LEAGUE AND CO SIGN TWO-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS DEAL.TWITCH SAYS EVERY MATCH FROM SEASON ONE AND TWO OF OVERWATCH LEAGUE WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON TWITCH.TWITCH SAYS EXCEPT CHINA, CO TO BE EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DIGITAL PROVIDER FOR OVERWATCH LEAGUE REGULAR-SEASON, PLAYOFFS, CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard reports Q3 earnings per share $0.25
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected third-quarter 2017 financial results.Q3 earnings per share $0.25; q3 non-gaap earnings per share $0.47; q3 gaap net revenues $1.62 billion versus $1.57 billion.Had 384 million monthly active users (maus) in the quarter.Sees cy 2017 gaap earnings per share $1.22; sees cy 2017 non-gaap earnings per share $2.08; sees cy 2017 gaap net revenues $6.68 billion.Sees q4 gaap earnings per share $0.10; sees q4 non-gaap earnings per share $0.36; sees q4 gaap net revenues $1.70 billion.Q3 revenue $1.62 bln vs I/B/E/S view $1.74 bln.Q3 shr view $0.49 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 shr view $2.13, rev view $6.79 bln -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 shr view $0.89, rev view $2.43 bln -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Activision Blizzard's holiday-quarter forecasts miss estimates

Nov 8 Activision Blizzard Inc on Thursday forecast fourth-quarter profit, revenue below analysts' estimates and the video game publisher said the "Destiny" game franchise was underperforming its own expectations.