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Analyzing Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) and FORESIGHT AUTON/S (NASDAQ:FRSX)

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) and FORESIGHT AUTON/S (NASDAQ:FRSX) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Activision Blizzard has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FORESIGHT AUTON/S has a beta of 3.37, suggesting that its share price is 237% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.6% of Activision Blizzard shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.0% of FORESIGHT AUTON/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Activision Blizzard shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Activision Blizzard pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. FORESIGHT AUTON/S does not pay a dividend. Activision Blizzard pays out 15.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Activision Blizzard and FORESIGHT AUTON/S, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Activision Blizzard 1 5 22 1 2.79
FORESIGHT AUTON/S 0 0 1 0 3.00

Activision Blizzard presently has a consensus target price of $60.31, indicating a potential upside of 13.70%. FORESIGHT AUTON/S has a consensus target price of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 542.20%. Given FORESIGHT AUTON/S’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe FORESIGHT AUTON/S is more favorable than Activision Blizzard.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Activision Blizzard and FORESIGHT AUTON/S’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Activision Blizzard $7.50 billion 5.43 $1.81 billion $2.39 22.19
FORESIGHT AUTON/S N/A N/A -$14.66 million N/A N/A

Activision Blizzard has higher revenue and earnings than FORESIGHT AUTON/S.

Profitability

This table compares Activision Blizzard and FORESIGHT AUTON/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Activision Blizzard 23.66% 13.91% 9.23%
FORESIGHT AUTON/S N/A -64.17% -57.88%

Summary

Activision Blizzard beats FORESIGHT AUTON/S on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Activision Blizzard Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and distributes content and services on video game consoles, personal computers (PC), and mobile devices. The company operates through three segments: Activision Publishing, Inc.; Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.; and King Digital Entertainment. It develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content for the console and PC platforms through retail and digital channels, including subscription, full-game, and in-game sales, as well as by licensing software to third-party or related-party companies; and offers downloadable content. The company also maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games; and develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services primarily on mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS, as well as distributes its content and services on the PC platform primarily through Facebook. In addition, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistics, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company’s products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. It serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, first party digital storefronts, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through third-party distribution and licensing arrangements in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. The company was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

FORESIGHT AUTON/S Company Profile

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., a technology company, designs, develops, and commercializes stereo/quad-camera vision systems and V2X cellular-based solutions for the automotive industry in Israel. It develops advanced driver assistance systems for accident prevention, which are designed to provide real-time information about a vehicle’s surroundings while in motion. The company was formerly known as Asia Development (A.D.B.M.) Ltd. and changed its name to Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. in 2016. Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Ness Ziona, Israel.



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