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    The Santa Monica ­gaming giant has ridden its ­industry’s growth to new highs over the past four years. It appears the sector may now be slowing. But Activision is looking past games: Its ambition is to become the 21st-century Walt ­Disney Co. Look no further than Activision’s heavy investments in ­e‑sports (the curious spectacle of watching professional gamers compete with one another in an arena) and in film and television studios to better capitalize on its popular game franchises.

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    Company Information

    Overall Score2.6
    Sector
    Technology
    Industry
    Computer Software
    CEO
    Robert A. Kotick
    Websitehttp://www.activisionblizzard.com
    Employees9,600
    HQ Location
    Santa Monica, Calif.
    Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)$6,939
    Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)$1,121
    Market Value as of Oct. 9, 2017 ($M)$46,186