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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Activision Blizzard prices $1.5 bln of senior unsecured notes
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016 06:41pm EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Activision blizzard prices $1.5 billion of senior unsecured notes . Senior notes due 2026 will be issued at a price equal to 99.614% of their principal amount . Senior notes due 2021 will be issued at a price equal to 99.878% of their principal amount .Announced pricing of 2 series of senior unsecured notes consisting of $650 million of 2.3% senior notes due 2021 and $850 million of 3.4% senior notes due 2026.  Full Article

Activision blizzard to offer senior unsecured notes
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016 08:21am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Activision Blizzard to offer senior unsecured notes . Intention to offer, in a private transaction, senior unsecured notes in two series .Intends to use net proceeds from offering to redeem all $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of its existing 5.625% senior notes due 2021.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard files for potential mixed shelf offering
Wednesday, 7 Sep 2016 06:23am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc :Activision Blizzard files for potential mixed shelf offering size not disclosed - SEC filing.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard enters 5th amendment to credit agreement
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 06:22am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Says entered into fifth amendment to credit agreement, dated as of october 11, 2013 - SEC filing . Amendment provides for a new tranche of term loans 'A' in an aggregate principal amount of $2.88 billion . Activision Blizzard Inc says amendment also provides for new tranche of revolving credit commitments in an aggregate principal amount of $250 million . Both revolving credit facility and term loan are scheduled to mature on August 23, 2021 . Revolving credit facility replaced company's revolving credit facility under existing credit agreement Source: (http://bit.ly/2bmsL5w) Further company coverage: [ATVI.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17
Thursday, 4 Aug 2016 04:05pm EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17; Q2 non-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.45 . Q2 GAAP net revenue $1,570 million versus $1,044 million; Q2 non-GAAP (as previously defined) revenue $1,609 million versus $759 million . Had 491 million monthly active users in the quarter . Company increases CY 2016 revenues and EPS outlook; sees CY 2016 GAAP EPS $0.87; sees CY 2016 non-GAAP EPS (redefined) $1.83 . Sees CY 2016 GAAP net revenue $ 6,400 million; sees CY 2016 non-GAAP net revenue (redefined) $ 6,400 million . Sees Q3 GAAP net revenue $1,490 million; sees Q3 non-GAAP net revenue (redefined) $1,490 million . Sees Q3 GAAP EPS $0.06; sees Q3 non-GAAP EPS (redefined) $0.39 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.42, revenue view $1.46 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q3 earnings per share view $0.36, revenue view $1.51 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S .FY2016 earnings per share view $1.88, revenue view $6.38 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Tencent Holdings reports 5.023 pct passive stake in Activision Blizzard
Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 06:23am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc :Tencent Holdings Limited reports 5.023 pct passive stake in Activision Blizzard Inc as of June 13, 2016 - sec filing.  Full Article

Vivendi unwounds hedge on remaining stake in Activision Blizzard
Friday, 15 Jan 2016 02:21am EST 

Vivendi SA:Announced that it unwound the hedge on its remaining 41.5 million Activision Blizzard Inc shares‍​.Sold its entire position to financial institution for net proceeds of $1.1 billion‍​.Unwinding of this hedge allows Vivendi to recover cash deposit of $0.4 billion.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Acquires the Business of Major League Gaming
Monday, 4 Jan 2016 05:00pm EST 

Activision Blizzard, Inc:Says acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming (MLG).MLG will continue to operate MLG.tv, MLG Pro Circuit and GameBattles platforms, and will continue to work with its partners and other publishers across the industry.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 bln
Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 02:00am EST 

Activision Blizzard:Says to acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 bln.Says King will continue to be led as an independent operating unit by chief executive officer Riccardo Zacconi, chief creative officer Sebastian Knutsson, and chief operating officer Stephane Kurgan.Says King shareholders to receive $18 per share.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Inc gives Q3 2015 outlook in line with analysts' estimates; raises FY 2015 outlook
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 04:38pm EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc:Expects Q3 2015 GAAP net revenues of $875 mln and non-GAAP net revenues of $930 million.Expects Q3 2015 GAAP EPS of $0.08 and non-GAAP EPS of $0.14.Expects CY 2015 GAAP net revenues of $4.425 billion and non-GAAP net revenues of $4.600 billion.Expects CY 2015 GAAP EPS of $1.06 and non-GAAP EPS of $1.30.Q3 2015 revenue of $873 million and EPS of $0.14 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.CY 2015 revenue of $4.467 bln and EPS of $1.23 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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Video game makers extend months-long rally with new titles on tap

SAN FRANCISCO Shares of video game maker Activision Blizzard and rival Electronic Arts extended months-long Wall Street rallies in September as investors eyed new versions of high-profile franchises such as "FIFA" and "Call of Duty," analysts said.