The Santa Monica, California-based Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) gave Co-Chairman Brian Kelly a fresh contract that pays him an additional benefit of $15 million or more if the corporation gets bought.
Activision Blizzard, the video- game corporation put on the block by majority shareholder Vivendi SA, reported in a regulatory filing on Friday that Kelly, who has assisted managed Activision since 1991, would be entitled to the cash bonus if there’s a change in control or if he’s fired without cause up to 6 months before.
Kelly stands to receive a minimum of $15 million or 50% of a similar bonus paid to CEO Bobby Kotick.
A person with knowledge about the matter said previous week that France’s Vivendi, which owns 61% of the corporation, is looking for a buyer for its $8.2 billion stake.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI)) fell -3.52% to settle at $0.52, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) moved down -2.99% to end at $12.02 while Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) plunged -0.84% to finish on Friday at $9.42.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) last session volume of 4.67 million shares was higher than its average volume of 8.04 million shares. The stock after opening at $12.11 hit high price of $12.13 and then closed at $12.04 by scoring -0.74%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 2.57 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.00 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.00. The Company had total cash at hand $3.48 billion and a book value per share as $9.41 in the most recent quarter.
The stock price volatility was 3.39% for a week and 2.78% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.34 and its beta remained 0.59.
ATVI generated revenue of 4.48 billion in the following twelve months and earned $950.00 million. The Company showed a positive +21.54% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained +26.05%. Company’s quarterly sales growth was -19.12%.
DO NOT TRADE ANY STOCK WITHOUT LEVEL 2 STOCK QUOTES! QuoteDaddy.com delivers it's user with the most in-depth Level 2 Quotation System available on the Planet! NO Downloads, NO Widgets, NO Plugins required! Stay on TOP of your trades with QuoteDaddy.com! CLICK HERE TO START YOUR FREE 30-DAY TRIAL