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Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shares Sold by Eaton Vance Management

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shares Sold by Eaton Vance Management

Insiders have sold a total of 4,074,879 shares of company stock valued at $252,196,001 in the last quarter.

Freshford Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.21 billion and $330.81 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Welbilt Inc by 213,612 shares to 829,852 shares, valued at $15.64M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.04 on September 22, reaching $37.57. About 2.52 million shares traded. TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) has risen 29.30% since September 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 19.06% the S&P500.

Eaton Vance Management lessened its holdings in shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Ing Groep Nv acquired 40,819 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%. The Caledonia Private Investments Pty Ltd holds 306,667 shares with $17.66 million value, down from 1.13M last quarter. Activision Blizzard Inc now has $48.24B valuation. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $63.45 and its 200-day moving average price is $57.13. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.32, for a total transaction of $1,211,744.52.

News headlines about Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Crown Castle International Corp. Moreover, Wfg Advisors Lp has 0.03% invested in Cognizant Tech Sol (SWX:CTSH) for 1,958 shares. Capstone Asset Mgmt Communication holds 0.37% or 231,352 shares. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Farmers Tru holds 0.14% or 6,666 shares in its portfolio. As per Thursday, September 10, the company rating was initiated by SunTrust. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $5000 target in Wednesday, July 5 report. They expect $0.49 EPS, down 5.77% or $0.03 from last year's $0.52 per share. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by Barclays Capital. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 12 by Benchmark. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sealed Air Corp (NYSE:SEE) on Tuesday, August 8 with "Hold" rating. The company has a market capitalization of $48.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 43.15 and a beta of 1.08. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy".

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Point72 Asset Management Lp increased Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Call) (SPY) stake by 15,000 shares to 25,000 valued at $6.05M in 2017Q2. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.2127915966605 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. (NASDAQ:HOLX). North Star Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.78% in Hologic, Inc.

Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $5.70 million activity. Mizuho maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. The insider KELLY BRIAN G sold $20.96 million. Ardsley Advisory Partners purchased a new stake in shares of Activision Blizzard in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $403,000. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was sold by ZACCONI RICCARDO on Tuesday, May 16. (NASDAQ:ATVI). State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 227,844 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Therefore 89% are positive. Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 131.0% during the 2nd quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, September 7 by UBS. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, January 25 by Credit Suisse. Vetr upgraded Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). 2.83 million are owned by Wells Fargo & Commerce Mn. UBS has "Buy" rating and $36 target. Cowen and Company restated an "outperform" rating and set a $66.00 price objective (up from $59.00) on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Morgan Stanley owns 0.01% invested in Hologic, Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. 65 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on ATVI shares. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.73% negative EPS growth. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 1.71M shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 622,035 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and issued a $69.00 target price on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Pacific Crest maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. Gilder Gagnon Howe Limited Liability Company reported 1.76 million shares or 1.5% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 299,866 shares. Botty Invsts reported 64,146 shares. Lpl Fincl Lc reported 89,733 shares. It also upped Grupo Televisa Sa (NYSE:TV) stake by 2.10M shares and now owns 20.54 million shares. Prudential Financial owns 3.50 million shares. (Activision), Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. Burgundy Asset Management Limited has invested 0.01% in TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL). Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis Inc owns 35,000 shares. Causeway Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 414,856 shares. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its position in shares of Activision Blizzard by 16.2% during the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:HOLX) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 4.35% or $0.02 from last year's $0.46 per share. HOLX's profit will be $137.47M for 19.17 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. Pennsylvania-based Citizens And Northern has invested 0.18% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. KeyCorp reissued a buy rating and issued a $74.00 target price on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Friday, September 8th. It also reduced its holding in F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) by 5,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,750 shares, and cut its stake in Global Pmts (NYSE:GPN).


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