TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (NYSE:AMTD) up by 3.93%, Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Posted by George Brook May 13, 2013 0 Comment 1430 views


TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (NYSE:AMTD): Friday’s trading session saw TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (NYSE:AMTD) shares gaining 3.93 %. The opening price of $21.09, moved on to touch an intraday high of $22.00 before sliding down to $21.09 per share. More than 5.38 million shares changed hands in the trading session on Friday. This number was more than the average volume of 3.32 million which was calculated over a 30-day period.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (NYSE:AMTD) has been a one-stop-shop for millions of Independent registered investment advisors and investors. The company provides people, technology and education to make trading and investing an easier process. This could be carried out either over the phone or the internet, with an independent RIA or at a branch. The company’s customer could either be a newbie in the trading field or an experienced hand, the company caters to them all.

The company provides services and products such as trading over the internet, touch-tone trading, free-time real quotes as well as streaming. Apart from this, it offers extended trading hours and direct access to various market destinations in various areas.

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI): Friday’s trading session saw Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares rising by 3.89%. The opening price of $14.48, moved on to touch an intraday high of $14.97 before sliding down to $14.43 per share. More than 10.87million shares changed hands in the trading session on Friday. This number was more than the average volume of 5.97 million which was calculated over a 30-day period.

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) crushed all revenue expectations and topped earnings per share projections in the quarter that ended 31 March. The revenue tallied at $1.32 billion which was a significant rise. The GAAP earnings per share also showed remarkable growth. The reported sales stood 13% higher than the $1.17 billion that they were a year prior in the same quarter. The average estimate for the next quarter is $608.1 million while the earnings per share projection is $0.05. The average analyst revenue estimate for next year is $4.29 billion while the earnings per share estimate stands at $0.85.


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