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67. Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard
Rank: 67 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Robert A. Kotick
Address: 3100 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Videogame company made hits Guitar Hero and Call of Duty.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 3,683.0 22 98
Net income** 68.0 ó ó
Total return ó 30 17
Earnings per share ó 40 67
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $11.46
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 19
Industry: Entertainment
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 DG FastChannel 5 169.3
2 Shanda Interactive Entertainment 7 574.1
3 GigaMedia 53 187.2
4 Dreamworks Animation SKG 63 755.7
5 Marvel Entertainment 64 760.6
6 Activision Blizzard 67 3,683.0
From the August 31, 2009 issue
Notes:
The company is 52% owned by Vivendi, Paris, France.
* Through June 30, 2009. The S&P 500 returned -8.22% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2009.
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