How Activision Is Trading Compared to Analyst Estimates in September
Since the start of 2017, Activision (ATVI) stock has risen 81% after falling 6% in 2016. The stock has generated returns of 2.3% over the past five trading days. In the trailing-12-month period, Activision stock has risen 47%.
In the last month, ATVI stock has risen 5.5%. Activision’s gaming peers Electronic Arts (EA), Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Sony (SNE), and Zynga (ZNGA) have generated returns of 48%, 125%, 23%, and 34%, respectively, in the trailing-12-month period.
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Activision’s moving averages
On September 13, 2017, Activision closed the trading day at $65.36. Based on that stock price, the stock’s moving averages are as follows:
- 9.8% above its 100-day moving average of $59.54
- 5.2% above its 50-day moving average of $62.15
- 1.9% above its 20-day moving average of $64.12
Of the 25 analysts tracking Activision (ATVI), 20 gave the stock a “buy” recommendation, and four analysts recommended a “hold.” There was one “sell” recommendation.
Analysts’ consensus price target for Activision stock is $69.57, with a median target estimate of $71.00. Activision is trading at a premium of 8.6% to the median analyst estimate.
Activision’s 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) stands at ~1.0. A stock’s MACD is the difference between its short-term and long-term moving averages. As Activision’s MACD is positive, it indicates an upward trading pattern.
Activision has a 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score of 56, which shows that the stock is trading close to “overbought” territory. If a stock’s RSI score is above 70, it indicates that the stock has been overbought, while an RSI score below 30 suggests it has been oversold.