The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser, James Early, and Ron Gross.
In this segment, Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ: ATVI ) fourth-quarter earnings came in higher than expected. The video game maker also raised guidance on first-quarter profits, which brought shares up by more than 7% on Friday morning. The guys discuss why the leader in the video game world has such a stagnant stock price that's always stuck in neutral.
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The relevant video segment can be found between 16:21 and 17:10.