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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Activision Publishing & Bungie Announced Plans For Bungie To Assume Full Publishing Rights & Responsibilities For Destiny Franchise
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ACTIVISION PUBLISHING & BUNGIE ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR BUNGIE TO ASSUME FULL PUBLISHING RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DESTINY FRANCHISE.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DOES NOT EXPECT TO RECOGNIZE MATERIAL REVENUE, OPERATING INCOME OR OPERATING LOSS FROM THE DESTINY FRANCHISE IN 2019.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - GOING FORWARD, BUNGIE WILL OWN AND DEVELOP THE FRANCHISE..  Full Article

Blizzard Entertainment And Netease Extend Publishing Partnership In China
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Netease Inc ::BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT AND NETEASE EXTEND PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP IN CHINA.: PUBLISHING AGREEMENT WILL EXTEND UNTIL JANUARY 2023.CO, BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCED AN EXTENSION TO THEIR 11-YEAR PARTNERSHIP IN MAINLAND CHINA.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Appoints Three Long-Time Company Veterans To Lead Operating Units
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD APPOINTS THREE LONG-TIME COMPANY VETERANS TO LEAD OPERATING UNITS.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - CALL OF DUTY EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER ROB KOSTICH HAS BEEN NAMED PRESIDENT OF ACTIVISION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - KING CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER HUMAM SAKHNINI NAMED PRESIDENT OF KING DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - NAMED DENNIS DURKIN PRESIDENT OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD'S EMERGING BUSINESSES, IN ADDITION TO HIS ROLE AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

Spencer Neumann Named Netflix Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc ::SPENCER NEUMANN NAMED NETFLIX CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.NEUMANN SUCCEEDS DAVID WELLS WHO SERVED AS CFO SINCE 2010..NEUMANN WAS MOST RECENTLY CFO OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD AND PREVIOUSLY HELD SEVERAL SENIOR POSITIONS AT WALT DISNEY COMPANY.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Re-Appoints Dennis Durkin Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 

Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RE-APPOINTS DENNIS DURKIN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - MOST RECENTLY, DURKIN HAD BEEN SERVING AS CHIEF CORPORATE OFFICER FOR COMPANY.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DENNIS DURKIN HAS BEEN NAMED CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DURKIN REPLACES SPENCER NEUMANN WHO WAS TERMINATED FOR CAUSE FOR VIOLATING HIS LEGAL OBLIGATIONS TO COMPANY..ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RE-APPOINTS DENNIS DURKIN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

The Overwatch League Announces Multi-Year Deal With Fanatics
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE - ANNOUNCED MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH FANATICS, WHICH WILL PROVIDE OVERWATCH LEAGUE FANBASE WITH OMNICHANNEL RETAIL EXPERIENCE.THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE - AGREEMENT WILL BE IMPLEMENTED BEFORE START OF 2019 OVERWATCH LEAGUE SEASON, WHICH KICKS OFF ON FEB 14.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Reports Qtrly Earnings Per Share $0.34
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.34; QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.42.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET REVENUES $1,512 MILLION VERSUS $1,618 MILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET BOOKINGS $1.66 BILLION VERSUS $1.90 BILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS HAD 345 MILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS IN QUARTER.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET REVENUES $2,236 MILLION; SEES Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.43; SEES Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.64.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET BOOKINGS $3.05 BILLION.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard- Michael Morhaime to Step Down As President And CEO Of Blizzard Entertainment Inc
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018 

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ON OCTOBER 17, MICHAEL MORHAIME WILL CEASE TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC., A UNIT OF CO.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Names World Of Warcraft Executive Producer J. Allen Brack As New President Of Blizzard Entertainment
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD NAMES WORLD OF WARCRAFT® EXECUTIVE PRODUCER J. ALLEN BRACK AS NEW PRESIDENT OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ALLEN BRACK AS NEW PRESIDENT OF BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT SUCCEEDING MIKE MORHAIME, WHO WILL REMAIN A STRATEGIC ADVISOR TO COMPANY.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share Of $0.52
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.52; QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.62.QTRLY REVENUE $1,641 MILLION VERSUS $1,631 MILLION.QTRLY NET BOOKINGS $1.38 BILLION VERSUS $1.42 BILLION FOR Q2 2017.SEES CY 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.84; SEES CY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.46.SEES CY 2018 NET REVENUE $7,355 MILLION.SEES Q3 NET REVENUE $1,490 MILLION.NET BOOKINGS EXPECTED TO BE $7.48 BILLION FOR 2018 & $1.61 BILLION FOR Q3.SEES Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.16; SEES Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.37.BOARD AUTHORIZED DEBT PAYDOWN OF UP TO $1.8 BILLION IN 2018, CO EXPECTS TO UTILIZE FULL AUTHORIZATION IN Q3.ANNOUNCED 2 ADDITIONAL OVERWATCH LEAGUE FRANCHISE SALES ADDING ATLANTA, GEORGIA & GUANGZHOU, CHINA TO LEAGUE.  Full Article

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