Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 17, 2014


Activision Blizzard, Inc ( ATVI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ATVI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATVI was $20.85, representing a -3.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.50 and a 57.12% increase over the 52 week low of $13.27.

ATVI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). ATVI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports ATVI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 38.22%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ATVI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ATVI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ATVI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Software ( PSJ )
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF ( FNDA )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSJ with an increase of 11.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ATVI at 4.73%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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