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Activision Fy 2008 Financials

Activision shares leap on results news

Acitvision’s shares are up 8.3 percent so far today after the company issued megaton financials for fiscal 2008. The stock is currently trading at $29.99, a breakthrough after the announcement of Activision’s Blizzard merger in December, since which the shares have been stuck in the $27-28 range. The deal values the shares at $27.50.

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Activision Fy 2008 Financials headlines

  • Activision financials: No more Bizarre racing until fiscal 2010

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision publishing CEO Mike Griffith said that we’re not going to see more racing from Bizarre until sometime in the publisher’s fiscal 2010, which ends March 31 2011. “Bizarre is deep in development on two multi-platform titles and we are looking forward […]

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  • Activision financials: Conference call audio online now

    And here it is. We think we got pretty much everything, but don’t take our word for it. Listen to Bobby Kotick and Mike Griffith rabbit on about innovation and money for ages. You may as well. It’s Friday.

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  • Activision financials: We're now the biggest in the US, says firm

    In a press releasing detailing full-year financials last night, Activision claimed it is now the biggest publisher in America, quoting NPD data. From here: During the fiscal year, in the U.S., Activision grew its market share by 7.2% to a record 17.3%, was the #1 console and handheld software publisher in dollars, and had three […]

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  • Activision financials: Guitar Hero IV to "provide significant leap forward in innovation"

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision publishing CEO Mike Griffith remained coy on the issue of adding new instruments to the Guitar Hero franchise, saying only that Guitar Hero IV would provide a “significant leap forward in innovation” when it releases later this year. “For the holiday, […]

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  • Activision financials: DS bundle for Guitar Hero: On Tour

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that a DS bundle with the upcoming handheld version of Guitar Hero – Guitar Hero: On Tour – will be released when the game launches on June 22 in the US. No specific date has yet been given for […]

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  • Activision financials: Hawk takes break till fiscal 2010

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that a new, fully blown console game in the Tony Hawk’s series wouldn’t be released now until some time in the firms fiscal 2010, ending March 31, 2010. Execs said the break was necessary “to deliver to deliver the […]

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  • Activision financials: New Bond game uses CoD4 engine

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that the firm’s upcoming Treyarch-developed Bond game, The Quantum of Solace, is being developed using the Call of Duty 4 engine. Few details on the new game have been released as yet, although Acitvision did launch a sparsely populated […]

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  • Activision financials: "New theater" for six-format CoD5

    In a conference call following the announcement of record financials last night, Activision said Call of Duty 5 will launch in the fourth quarter of the current financial year, ending March 31 2009. “We’ll launch on all four platforms we’ve participated on in fiscal [year] 2008,” said Activision publishing CEO Mike Griffith, referring to Call […]

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  • Activision financials: Revenues hit $2.9 billion for FY 08

    Activision has reported full-year financials of $2.9 billion for fiscal 2008, up 92 percent over the previous year. Net income for the year was $345 million, or $1.10 per share, up from $0.28 per diluted share in fiscal 2007. For the forth quarter ended March 31, the company reported net revenues of $602.5 million compared […]

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