NASDAQ:EA - Electronic Arts Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$93.14 +1.19 (+1.29 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$91.95
Today's Range$91.10 - $93.58
52-Week Range$73.91 - $151.26
Volume4.16 million shs
Average Volume7.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.90 billion
P/E Ratio27.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19
Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for game consoles, PCs, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. The company develops and publishes games and services across various genres, such as sports, first-person shooter, action, role-playing, and simulation primarily under the Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, The Sims, and Plants v. Zombies brands; and license games from others, such as FIFA, Madden NFL, and Star Wars. It also provides advertisement services on its online Web pages and games; and licenses its game software to third parties. The company markets and sells its games and services through digital distribution channels, as well as through retail channels, such as mass market retailers, electronics specialty stores, and game software specialty stores. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP28551210
Phone650-628-1500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Cash Flow$3.7587 per share
Book Value$14.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$27.90 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Electronic Arts' stock symbol?

Electronic Arts trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EA."

How will Electronic Arts' stock buyback program work?

Electronic Arts declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 45% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Electronic Arts' earnings last quarter?

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The game software company reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.12. The game software company earned $1.61 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.75 billion. Electronic Arts had a net margin of 26.77% and a return on equity of 23.21%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.60) EPS. View Electronic Arts' Earnings History.

When is Electronic Arts' next earnings date?

Electronic Arts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Electronic Arts.

What guidance has Electronic Arts issued on next quarter's earnings?

Electronic Arts issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.56 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.17 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.48 billion.Electronic Arts also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.85-3.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EA?

25 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Electronic Arts' stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Electronic Arts' share price to reach $112.12 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Electronic Arts.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Electronic Arts?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electronic Arts in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 20 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Electronic Arts.

Has Electronic Arts been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EA stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Electronic Arts earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the game software company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 9,459,125 shares, a decline of 19.5% from the March 15th total of 11,745,274 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,905,694 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Electronic Arts' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Electronic Arts' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Electronic Arts own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Electronic Arts investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Electronic Arts' key executives?

Electronic Arts' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrew Wilson, CEO & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Blake J. Jorgensen, COO & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kenneth Moss, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Christopher Bruzzo, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Barker, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)

Who are Electronic Arts' major shareholders?

Electronic Arts' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.43%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.06%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.05%), Jag Capital Management LLC (0.05%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%). Company insiders that own Electronic Arts stock include Andrew Wilson, Blake J Jorgensen, Chris Bruzzo, Denise Warren, Jacob J Schatz, Jay C Hoag, Joel Linzner, Kenneth A Barker, Kenneth A Moss, Laura Miele, Lawrence F Probst III, Leonard S Coleman Jr, Luis A Ubinas, Matthew Bilbey, Patrick Soderlund, Peter R Moore and Vijayanthimala Singh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Electronic Arts.

Which major investors are selling Electronic Arts stock?

EA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, South Texas Money Management Ltd., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., Virtu Financial LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Bell Asset Management Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Electronic Arts company stock in the last year include Andrew Wilson, Blake J Jorgensen, Chris Bruzzo, Jacob J Schatz, Joel Linzner, Kenneth A Barker, Kenneth A Moss, Laura Miele, Lawrence F Probst III, Leonard S Coleman Jr, Luis A Ubinas, Matthew Bilbey, Patrick Soderlund and Vijayanthimala Singh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Electronic Arts.

Which major investors are buying Electronic Arts stock?

EA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Jag Capital Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Electronic Arts.

How do I buy shares of Electronic Arts?

Shares of EA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Electronic Arts' stock price today?

One share of EA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.14.

How big of a company is Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts has a market capitalization of $27.90 billion and generates $5.15 billion in revenue each year. The game software company earns $1.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.44 on an earnings per share basis. Electronic Arts employs 9,300 workers across the globe.

What is Electronic Arts' official website?

The official website for Electronic Arts is http://www.ea.com.

How can I contact Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts' mailing address is 209 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY, REDWOOD CITY CA, 94065. The game software company can be reached via phone at 650-628-1500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Electronic Arts (NASDAQ EA)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  718 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,009
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This page was last updated on 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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