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

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$85.97 -2.28 (-2.58 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.97
Today's Range$84.98 - $87.88
52-Week Range$84.86 - $151.26
Volume4.56 million shs
Average Volume6.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.91 billion
P/E Ratio24.99
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.96
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryHome Entertainment Software
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP28551210
Phone650-628-1500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19
Current Ratio3.52
Quick Ratio3.52

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.99
Forward P/E Ratio22.21
P/E Growth1.48

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Price / Sales5.04
Cash Flow$3.9581 per share
Price / Cash21.72
Book Value$17.60 per share
Price / Book4.88

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.44
Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins18.76%
Return on Equity26.01%
Return on Assets14.77%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Outstanding Shares302,130,000
Market Cap$25.91 billion
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 announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 45% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically 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 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The game software company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.46. The game software company earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.18 billion. Electronic Arts had a net margin of 18.76% and a return on equity of 26.01%. The company's revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.62 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, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Electronic Arts.

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

Electronic Arts updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.11 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.51. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.24 billion.Electronic Arts also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.50-4.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EA?

27 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Electronic Arts' stock. Their predictions range from $104.00 to $153.00. On average, they expect Electronic Arts' stock price to reach $134.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 56.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Electronic Arts.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Electronic Arts?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electronic Arts in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Electronic Arts.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Electronic Arts stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Electronic Arts stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "EA’s second-quarter fiscal 2019 earnings and revenues increased year over year on strong digital net bookings growth. Increase in live services net bookings driven by FIFA, Madden and Madden Ultimate Teams, and The Sims 4 primarily contributed to growth in digital net bookings. Additionally, FIFA eWorld Cup Final led to four times increase in global viewership, while FIFA Mobile witnessed a significant increase in daily active players in the quarter. Further, ahead of EA’s Battlefield V release, management noted that more than 10 million unique players are engaged with the existing Battlefield games, which is a positive. However, intense competition from the likes of Activision and Take-Two Interactive is expected to hurt market share expansion. Shares have underperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis." (11/13/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "Strong results across EA’s portfolio (Ultimate Team, FIFA, full-game downloads, mobile) offset underperformance for key holiday title Star Wars Battlefront, which sold est 9MM units vs expected 13-14MM. It is notable EA is able to raise FY’18 guide by 5c in this environment. Looking to F’19, the lineup looks strong headlined by FIFA (World Cup year) and Battlefield, which faces easy Star Wars comps." (1/31/2018)

Has Electronic Arts been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Electronic Arts earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the game software company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Electronic Arts' key competitors?

Who are Electronic Arts' key executives?

Electronic Arts' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrew Wilson, CEO & Director (Age 43)
  • Mr. Blake J. Jorgensen, COO & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenneth Moss, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher Bruzzo, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Patrick Söderlund, Chief Design Officer (Age 43)

Who are Electronic Arts' major shareholders?

Electronic Arts' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.39%), FMR LLC (6.91%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.33%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (1.30%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.21%). 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, Richard A Simonson and Vijayanthimala Singh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Electronic Arts.

Which institutional investors are selling Electronic Arts stock?

EA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Scopus Asset Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and CI Global Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Electronic Arts company stock in the last year include Andrew Wilson, Blake J Jorgensen, Chris Bruzzo, 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 and Vijayanthimala Singh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Electronic Arts.

Which institutional investors are buying Electronic Arts stock?

EA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Capital Research Global Investors, Brown Advisory Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Franklin Resources Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Alliancebernstein L.P. and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. 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 $85.97.

How big of a company is Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts has a market capitalization of $25.91 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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  666 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,913
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Electronic Arts and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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