ATVI-Activision Blizzard Stock Research, Ratings, and Analysis

Activision Blizzard (atvi) Stock Research

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Company Description: Activision Blizzard Inc., is an online and console game publisher formed On July 9, 2008 by combining Activision, Inc. and Vivendi Games.The Companys portfolio includes video games, such as Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, and Tony Hawk, as well as Spider-Man, X-Men, Shrek, James Bond and TRANSFORMERS, franchises, such as Crash Bandicoot and Spyro and Blizzard Entertainments StarCraft, Diablo and Warcraft franchises, including massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Activision Blizzard is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Activision Blizzard's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Activision Blizzard's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise.

Strategy: Activision Blizzard has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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