Game and Hobby Stocks

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Game and Hobby Stocks

There are numerous hobbies people participate in and games people play. Consumers are very passionate about their hobbies and devote a lot of time and money to their favorite leisure activities. These are the public companies that manufacture and sell the products and services that entertain millions of people on a daily basis.

Here is a little info on some of the game and hobby segments within this category to help you find potential investments in areas that interest you. A list of publicly traded game and hobby companies can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each category through the industry links on this page.

Arts and Crafts:  Many of the large craft stores are held by private equity firms but The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK) is publicly traded.

Collectibles: The term collectible is a broad term that can cover antiques, art, autographs, coins, comic books, memorabilia, sports cards and many other items that have value to the holder of the item. World-famous auction provider Sotheby’s (BID)  heads the list and auctions off some of the rarest collectibles in the world in addition to other valuable merchandise.

Sports: We have a full section on sports related public companies which includes manufacturers of sporting goods such as Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO)  and Callaway Golf Company (ELY)   and sporting goods retailers such as Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) and Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS).

Toys and Games: Two well-known large-cap toy and game companies are publicly traded. Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) owns Magic: The Gathering and Monopoly in addition to many well-known toy brands and board games. Mattel, Inc. (MAT) is home to Barbie, Fisher Price toys and Hot Wheels to name just a few of their brands.

Video and Mobile Games: Includes video game developers, publishers and retailers. Some of the public companies in this section are home to some of the most popular games played today. Examples of these companies include Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) (Call of Duty, World of Warcraft), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) (Madden and The Sims) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) (Grand Theft Auto). Also included on this list is one of the largest video game retailers in the world, Gamestop Corporation (GME).

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Mid-Cap Entertainment and Leisure

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List of Publicly Traded Game and Hobby Stocks

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Acushnet Holdings Corp. (GOLF) (IPO October 28, 2016: golf products, brands include Titleist, FootJoy, Scotty Cameron and Vokey Design Wedges)

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) (Video and mobile games: Call of Duty, Destiny, Diablo, Guitar Hero, Hearthstone, Skylanders, StarCraft and World of Warcraft)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) (Apparel, athletic shoes, sporting, recreational and fitness equipment; camping, golf, fishing, hunting, in-line skating, snowboarding, tennis)

Brunswick Corporation (BC) (Recreational product manufacture: marine engines, motors, parts and accessories; fitness equipment and billiards and table tennis products)

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW) (Retail Stores: allows customers to make their own stuffed animals)

Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) (Outdoor recreational products: camping, fishing, marine and hunting equipment and related apparel, footwear and accessories)

Callaway Golf Company (ELY) (Golf clubs, balls, apparel, footwear and accessories)

Changyou.com Ltd. (CYOU) (China: Online games for PCs and mobile devices; MMOGs; 17173.com an information portal for game players in China)

Clarus Corporation (Outdoor recreational products, bullets, snow safety products)

Collectors Universe, Inc. (CLCT)  (Grading and authentication services for collectibles: autographs, coins, memorabilia and sports cards)

DGSE Companies, Inc. (DGSE) (Diamonds, Jewelry, Rare Coins, Antique Watches)

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) (Team sports, golf, recreational activities; Field & Stream, Golf Galaxy and True Runner specialty stores)

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) (Video and mobile games: Dragon Age, EA Sports (multiple brands), Madden, Plants vs. Zombies and The Sims)

Escalade, Incorporated (ESCA) (Sporting Goods (Archery, Basketball and Table Tennis) and Office Equipment)

Gamestop Corporation (GME) (Video game retailer)

GigaMedia Limited (GIGM) (Taiwan: online games and cloud computing services)

Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) (Free-to-play games: Blood and Glory, Deer Hunter and Gun Bros)

GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (GRVY) (Video and mobile games, South Korea:  Ragnarok Online)

Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) (Toy and game brands include Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, Monopoly, My Little Pony, Nerf, Play-Doh and Transformers)

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) (Athletic footwear, apparel and equipment)

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (JAKK) (Toys and leisure products)

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) (Canoes, kayaks, paddles, scuba and diving equipment, marine electronics, camping gear, personal cooking systems)

Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (MCZ) (Gaming accessories)

Majesco Entertainment Company (COOL) (Console and PC game developer)

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) (Toy and game brands include Barbie, Fisher-Price, Hot Wheels and Monster High)

Momo Inc. (MOMO) (China: Mobile-based social networking platform, mobile games)

Nautilus Inc. (The) (NLS) (Cardio and strength equipment for home use: Bowflex, Nautilus, Schwinn)

NetEase, Inc. (NTES) (China: online games (partnership with Blizzard Entertainment), e-mail and e-commerce services, advertising services, websites)

NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN) (Bar and Restaurant Games)

Renren Inc. (RENN) (China: social networking internet platform, online games center)

Sotheby’s (BID) (World famous auction house)

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (SPWH) (Outdoor sporting goods: hunting, shooting, fishing and camping gear)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) (Video and mobile games: Brands include BioShock, Borderlands,  Grand Theft Auto, Midnight Club, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K franchise and XCOM)

The9 Limited (NCTY) (China, MMO, web and mobile games: Firefall)

The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK) (Arts and crafts stores)

Xunlei Limited (XNET) (China, internet company: cloud acceleration subscription services, online advertising services, online games and pay per view services)

Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) (Sporting ammunition and firearms; outdoor accessories; golf rangefinders, performance eyewear)

Winmark Corporation (WINA) (Play It Again Sports)

YY Inc. (YY) (China, interactive social platform, real-time online group activities: music shows, online games, dating shows, live game broadcasting and e-learning)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) (Social games: brands include CSR Racing, CSR Classics, Clumsy Ninja, FarmVille, Zynga Casino and Words With Friends)