Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.16 points or 0.36% at $44.51 with 5.87 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $44.86, the shares hit an intraday low of $44.41 and an intraday high of $45.12 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $33.41 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 741.47 million shares.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) on September 7, 2016 announced that veteran FOX Sports executive Pete Vlastelica has been named President and CEO of Major League Gaming (MLG), joining sports broadcast titan Steve Bornstein and competitive gaming leader Mike Sepso on the company’s all-star esports team. Vlastelica, who founded and sold the online sports network Yardbarker to Fox in 2010, most recently served as FOX Sports’ Executive Vice President of Digital. At Activision Blizzard, Vlastelica will expand and enhance the company’s broadcast, content and distribution leadership across the global esports ecosystem.
“We continue to add to our all-star esports leadership team. Pete is an entrepreneurial leader with a history of creating inspired content and developing new digital channels of distribution,” said Bobby Kotick, Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard. “As we continue to build MLG into the premier esports network, Pete will further our mission celebrating the accomplishments of gamers worldwide.”
“Pete understands that whether it’s on a field, a console or a phone, players and fans want to experience community, camaraderie and excellence in competition. He’s a rare talent who will deliver great opportunities to our players and fans,” said MLG Chairman Steve Bornstein.
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.16 points or 0.52% at $30.66 with 5.33 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $30.76, the shares hit an intraday low of $30.51 and an intraday high of $30.95 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $156.19 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 25.93 billion shares.
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM) engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits, color filters, and other semiconductor devices. The company is also involved in manufacturing masks; and wholesaling and retailing electronic materials. In addition, it provides marketing and engineering support services; and customer service and technical support services, as well as sells electronic parts and solar related products. The company operates in Taiwan, the United States, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.