Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares down by 2.98%, Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW)

Posted by Michael Korte May 30, 2013 0 Comment 1845 views


Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI): Wednesday’s trading session saw Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares dipping 2.98%. The opening price of $15.68 was also the intraday high, before sliding down to close at $15.16 per share. Around 9.85 million shares were traded in the session on Wednesday. This number was more than the average volume of 7.95 million which was calculated over a 30-day period.

ATVI is a world-wide publisher of personal computer, online, handheld, console and mobile device, interactive entertainment products. It operates in 3 segments: Activision Publishing, Inc. and its subsidiaries are engaged in publishing various interactive entertainment software products as well as downloadable content; Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) and its subsidiaries publish role-playing PC games, real-time strategy as well as online subscription-based games. All these fall under the multiplayer online role-playing game category.

The Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) business is made up of operations in Europe. These provide warehousing, sales distribution and logistical services to third-parties who publish interactive entertainment software. The company has competitors such as Nintendo Co. Ltd, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, Microsoft Corporation and Apple.

Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW): Wednesday’s trading session saw Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) shares gaining 0.71%. The opening price of $19.58, moved on to touch an intraday high of $20.04 before sliding down to close at $19.57 per share. Around 13.11 million shares were traded in the session on Wednesday. This number was more than the average volume of 9.55 million which was calculated over a 30-day period.

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