Caxton Associates LP Sells 126361 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

James Marshall
December 18, 2017

Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 366,253 shares of the company's stock valued at $23,627,000 after acquiring an additional 30,071 shares during the last quarter. The hedge fund run by Alan S. Parsow held 486,500 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $6.57 million, up from 401,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aetna Inc New now has $58.61 billion valuation. Its down 0.01, from 1.32 in 2017Q1. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has risen 47.83% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Tompkins Finance stated it has 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company has market cap of $50.45 billion.

More notable recent Activision Blizzard, Inc. The firm develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content. Therefore 60% are positive. Hilliard Lyons upgraded Activision Blizzard from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Jefferies Group increased their target price on Activision Blizzard from $80.00 to $82.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Friday, February 12. Piper Jaffray maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $14000 target. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its holdings in Activision Blizzard by 16.2% in the second quarter. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy". Pacific Crest maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Friday, August 7 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Loop Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:CDZI). Kbc Nv reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Cadiz Inc. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 39,313 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,542,000 after buying an additional 12,369 shares in the last quarter. Allergan Plc was raised too.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $31.43 million activity. 30,000 shares were sold by YOFFIE DAVID B, worth $1.35 million on Monday, October 30. About 3.32M shares traded or 52.55% up from the average.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q2.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ATVI.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 639.89 million shares or 1.59% less from 650.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mutual Of America Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Grove Bank & Trust increased its position in shares of Activision Blizzard by 261.7% during the third quarter. (NYSE:AET) for 1,416 shares. Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 3,626 shares. Standard Life Investments Ltd owns 4.11M shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Cadiz Inc. (NYSE:AET). Foster Motley Inc accumulated 10,501 shares. Nomura Incorporated holds 0.03% or 390,115 shares in its portfolio. Caledonia (Private) Invests Pty Limited stated it has 306,667 shares. Blue Edge Cap Ltd Llc owns 0% invested in Aetna Inc. In this case, shares are 86.08% higher, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on December 19, 2016, and are keeping their losses at 10.63% for the past six months. (NYSE:AET) for 3,726 shares.

Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. New York REIT had 8 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They expect $0.86 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year's $0.86 per share. AET's profit will be $401.19 million for 36.52 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00% EPS growth.

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $72 on the shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) to report earnings on February, 8. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 41,435 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,636,923.40. Highvista Strategies Llc sold 28,700 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $239.12 million activity. The stock increased 2.61% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $66.73. About 9.74M shares traded or 60.97% up from the average. Activision Blizzard, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 2.22 and a current ratio of 2.25. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. The Connecticut-based Lone Pine Capital Llc has invested 6.3% in the stock. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $75.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, twenty-four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.64, for a total transaction of $1,257,590.04. CF was included in 4 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. (NASDAQ:ATVI) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, December 14. Finally, Barings LLC grew its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 45.5% during the third quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 23. KeyCorp restated a "buy" rating and issued a $74.00 price objective on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research note on Friday, September 8th. (NASDAQ:CDZI) for 13,281 shares.

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