Activision -- One Of America's Fastest Growing Companies
Created 10/22/2001 - 00:00
Activision, Inc. has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 100 fastest-growing publicly held companies in the U.S. Activision, ranked 86th in Fortune Magazine's 2001 "100 Fastest-Growing American Companies," is the only interactive entertainment company to appear on the list. The company's three-year annualized performance ratings were 45% earnings per share, 36% revenue growth and 56% total stock market return. Activision recently acquired Treyarch, a leading console software developer, and is due to release TONY HAWK'S PRO SKATER 3, SHAUN PALMER'S PRO SNOWBOARDER and RETURN TO CASTLE WOLFENSTEIN this year. The list of Fortune Magazine's 100 Fastest-Growing American Companies was compiled by Zacks Investment Research. To be considered, companies had to have been publicly traded for at least three years and have revenues and market capitalization of at least $50 million. At a minimum, companies had to show 30% annual growth over three years in revenue and EPS, and positive earnings in the latest quarter and for the last four quarters combined.