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How Video Game Stocks Did This Week – March 12th 2021

 How Video Game Stocks Did This Week – March 12th 2021

Publicly traded video game stocks had another fairly tame week, with the notable exception of GameStop (GME).

Each week we track 8 companies closely tied to console-based video games to see how they are performing: 3 publishers, 3 console makers, 1 retailer, and 1 esports ETF.

Weekly performance is measured from the closing price of a stock on Friday of the prior week (the markets are closed on weekends) compared to it’s closing price this week.

Let’s dive in.

Game Publishers

Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

  • ATVI closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $93.04
  • ATVI closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $92.58
  • ATVI percent weekly change: (+0.5%)

Electronic Arts (EA)

  • EA closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $130.49
  • EA closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $132.60
  • EA percent weekly change: (-1.6%)

Take Two Interactive (TTWO)

  • TTWO closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $170.25
  • TTWO closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $170.81
  • TTWO percent weekly change: (-0.3%)

Console Makers And Game Publishers

Microsoft (MSFT)

  • MSFT closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $235.75
  • MSFT closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $231.60
  • MSFT percent weekly change: (+1.8%)

Sony (SNE)

  • SNE closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $104.56
  • SNE closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $104.14
  • SNE percent weekly change: (+0.4%)

Nintendo (NTDOY)

  • NTDOY closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $69.20
  • NTDOY closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $71.83
  • NTDOY percent weekly change: (-3.7%)

Retailers And Esports ETFs

GameStop (GME)

  • GME closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $264.50
  • GME closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $137.74
  • GME percent weekly change: (+92%)

Global Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO)

  • HERO closing price on Friday, 3/12/21: $31.70
  • HERO closing price on Friday, 3/5/21: $31.41
  • HERO percent weekly change: (-0.9%)

As you can see, GameStop (GME) continued its wild ride nearly doubling this week with an upward move of 92% while the rest of the video game companies we track saw much more tame moves ranging from -3.7% (Nintendo) to +1.8% (Microsoft).

Not Financial Advice

The information on this website is not intended as financial advice. I am not an attorney, accountant, or financial advisor and the information presented is not a substitute for financial advice from a professional who is aware of the facts and circumstances of your individual situation.

DISCLAIMER: Past performance is not a guarantee of future return, nor is it indicitive of future performance. Although best efforts are made to ensure that all information is accurate and up to date, occassionally unintended errors and misprints may occur.

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