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Shares of Activision Blizzard Rise Above Previous 52-Week High

By David Diaz

Shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) traded at a new 52-week high today of $60.56. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 1.1 million shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 5.1 million shares.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes, develops, and distributes interactive entertainment software and peripheral products. The Company's products cover diverse game categories, including action/adventure, action sports, racing, role playing, simulation, first-person action, music-based gaming and strategy.

Over the past year, Activision Blizzard has traded in a range of $22.66 to $60.56 and is now at $60.25, 166% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) is currently priced 15.8% above its average consensus analyst price target of $50.75. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $33.30 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $32.98.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Activision Blizzard on January 11th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $38.79. Since that recommendation, shares of Activision Blizzard have risen 54.3%. We continue to monitor ATVI for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): ATVI