Could Activision’s Revenues Rise in Fiscal 2017?
Analysts expect revenues of ~$6.8 billion in fiscal 2017
Analysts expect Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to post revenues of ~$6.8 billion in fiscal 2017, a rise of 2.6% YoY (year-over-year). Its earnings per share (or EPS) are expected to fall 3.6% YoY to $2.12 in fiscal 2017. Analysts expect Activision’s revenues to rise 7.9% YoY in fiscal 2018 to $7.3 billion.
Analysts expect the company’s revenues to rise 6.2% YoY to ~$1.7 billion in 3Q17. However, analysts expect the company’s revenues to fall 1.5% YoY to ~$2.4 billion in 4Q17. In comparison, Activision’s earnings per share are estimated to fall 5.8% YoY in 3Q17 to $0.49, and its EPS could fall to 4.3% YoY to $0.88 in 4Q17.
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Activision expects revenues of $6.4 billion in fiscal 2017
As shown in the chart above, Activision Blizzard expects revenues of $6.4 billion in 2017 with non-GAAP EPS of $1.94. In 3Q17, the company expects revenues of ~$1.4 billion with EPS of $0.34. The company has an estimated operating margin of 28% in 3Q17 and 33% in 2017.
In 1H17, Activision Blizzard reported revenues of ~$3.4 billion, a rise of 11% YoY compared to revenues of ~$3.0 billion in 1H16.
Activision has a market cap of $49.8 billion. Among its peers, Sony (SNE), Electronic Arts (EA), Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), and Zynga (ZNGA) have market caps of $52.0 billion, $37.0 billion, $10.0 billion. and $3.3 billion, respectively.