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

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$115.02 +1.55 (+1.37 %)
(As of 09/23/2018 01:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$115.02
Today's Range$113.96 - $116.03
52-Week Range$99.63 - $151.26
Volume7.42 million shs
Average Volume4.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.59 billion
P/E Ratio33.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Electronic Arts logoElectronic 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19
Current Ratio3.84
Quick Ratio3.84


Trailing P/E Ratio33.44
Forward P/E Ratio29.57
P/E Growth1.95

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Price / Sales6.81
Cash Flow$4.0035 per share
Price / Cash28.73
Book Value$14.98 per share
Price / Book7.68


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.44
Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins14.30%
Return on Equity25.31%
Return on Assets13.89%


Outstanding Shares304,820,000
Market Cap$34.59 billion

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 approved a stock repurchase 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 an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Electronic Arts' earnings last quarter?

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The game software company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.19. The game software company earned $749 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $742.86 million. Electronic Arts had a return on equity of 25.31% and a net margin of 14.30%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.06 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, October, 30th 2018. 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 Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.89. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.61 billion.Electronic Arts also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.48 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EA?

25 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Electronic Arts' stock. Their predictions range from $104.00 to $166.00. On average, they anticipate Electronic Arts' stock price to reach $143.0952 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.4% 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 4 hold ratings and 21 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, "Electronic Arts' reported a solid fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 results wherein both earnings and revenues beat estimates and improved year over year. Strength in digital business backed by live services and mobile games remain a key growth driver. EA has been the primary beneficiary of the ongoing shift from physical to digital versions of video games. The company expects the digital business to continue to remain a tailwind. Shares have outperformed the industry in the past year. However, the hit driven and competitive nature of video game industry begets caution. Rise in operating expense, mainly due to higher investments in games and live services, is an overhang on the bottom line." (5/14/2018)
  • 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)

Are investors shorting Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,269,866 shares, an increase of 83.4% from the July 31st total of 5,054,819 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,220,602 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Electronic Arts' Current Options Chain.

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 shareholders include FMR LLC (7.65%), BlackRock Inc. (7.32%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.40%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%). 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, Samantha S Smith 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Winslow Capital Management LLC, Flossbach Von Storch AG, Third Point LLC, Partner Fund Management L.P. and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings 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 $115.02.

How big of a company is Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts has a market capitalization of $34.59 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

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:  1,203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  651 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,854
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 9/23/2018 by Staff

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