Rhumbline Advisers Buys 29690 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

The institutional investor held 39,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.52 million, up from 18,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

In other Activision Blizzard news, insider Stephen G. Wereb sold 120,521 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 1st.

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) traded up $1.41 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $78.22. 8,834,722 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,310,000. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Activision Blizzard, Inc. will post 2.57 earnings per share for the current year. It has outperformed by 6.79% the S&P500.

David Atterbury increased its stake in Pros Holdings Inc (PRO) by 24.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Crestpoint Capital Management Llc sold 7,400 shares as the company's stock declined 14.06% while stock markets rallied. Veritable Lp who had been investing in Martin Marietta Matls Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.14B market cap company. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $34.32. It is up 10.63% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. Barclays Capital maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Friday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.65 earnings per share.

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $152.42 million activity.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Rhumbline Advisers Buys 29,690 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc". (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares were sold by Morhaime Michael.

In other Activision Blizzard news, Director Robert J. Corti sold 88,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. Vetr upgraded Activision Blizzard from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $71.71 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. Therefore 80% are positive. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $74.52. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Rockwell Automation, 2 give it "Buy", 2 "Sell" rating, while 4 recommend "Hold". The stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 4. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, August 4 with "Buy". Wedbush maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $40 target in Friday, February 12 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 6 with "Hold". The stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Tuesday, August 18 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Wednesday, October 11 with "Buy" rating. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. 93 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. Wellington Management Grp Inc Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.04% or 2.47 million shares.

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Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc, which manages about $187.68M and $119.15 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Costco Whsl New Corp (NASDAQ:COST) by 2,200 shares to 2,750 shares, valued at $452,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

WARNING: "Wells Fargo & Company MN Increases Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc". (NASDAQ:ATVI). 1.01M are owned by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Sterling Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 1.02 million shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Carmignac Gestion lifted its holdings in Activision Blizzard by 0.5% during the third quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 495,955 shares. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Riverhead Cap Mngmt Limited Liability accumulated 0.02% or 5,816 shares. Badgley Phelps And Bell holds 0.84% or 175,380 shares in its portfolio. Partner Investment Mgmt LP has invested 1.58% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. Cap One Association invested in 0.26% or 58,548 shares. Telos Mngmt Inc has invested 0.65% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. It is positive, as 37 investors sold ATVI shares while 205 reduced holdings. Assetmark invested in 1,177 shares. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 97.1% in the 2nd quarter. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Charlotte Fds (BNDX) by 6,485 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,787 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (MBB). The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. FAST's profit will be $172.59 million for 24.15 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. The company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.02.

Among 13 analysts covering Martin Marietta (NYSE:MLM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. The lowest target is $110.0 while the high is $150.0. $53.56's average target is -7.61% below currents $57.97 stock price. Prologis had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, March 17. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stephens on Wednesday, January 3. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. (NYSE:ROK) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, January 27 by Gabelli. Avondale upgraded Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) on Thursday, January 12 to "Mkt Outperform" rating. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Eqis Mgmt holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc.

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