Activision Blizzard 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 10, 2010
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 255-2000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 10, 2010, Activision Blizzard, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing results for the Company for the fiscal quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. As previously announced, the Company is hosting a conference call and Webcast in conjunction with that release.
Certain Information Not Filed. The information in this Item 2.02 and Exhibit 99.1 attached to this Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall this Item 2.02 or such Exhibit 99.1 or any of the information contained therein be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 10, 2010, the Board of Directors of the Company approved a cash dividend of $0.15 per share to be paid on April 2, 2010 to shareholders of record of the Companys common stock on February 22, 2010. The Board of Directors also authorized the Company to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Companys common stock on terms and conditions to be determined by the Company until the earlier of December 31, 2010 or a determination by the Board of Directors to discontinue the repurchase program.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated February 10, 2010 (furnished not filed)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.