Activision Blizzard, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased ATVI stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.56% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATVI was $14.98,
representing a -0.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.05 and
a 43.34% increase over the 52 week low of $10.45.
ATVI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Microsoft Corporation (
) and Oracle Corporation (
). ATVI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports ATVI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -33.18%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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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 (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQEW with an increase of
12.7% over the last 100 days. PSJ has the highest percent weighting
of ATVI at 4.76%.