NASDAQ:EA - Electronic Arts Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$147.48 -0.48 (-0.32 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$147.48
Today's Range$147.14 - $149.79
52-Week Range$99.63 - $151.26
Volume2.15 million shs
Average Volume2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.32 billion
P/E Ratio42.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.76
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
SymbolNASDAQ:EA
CUSIP28551210
Phone650-628-1500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio2.41
Quick Ratio2.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio42.87
Forward P/E Ratio34.54
P/E Growth2.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Price / Sales8.77
Cash Flow$3.9370 per share
Price / Cash37.46
Book Value$14.98 per share
Price / Book9.85

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.44
Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins20.25%
Return on Equity28.51%
Return on Assets15.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Outstanding Shares306,330,000
Market Cap$45,324.55

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 repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 45% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Electronic Arts' earnings last quarter?

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The game software company reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.14. The game software company earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.23 billion. Electronic Arts had a net margin of 20.25% and a return on equity of 28.51%. View Electronic Arts' Earnings History.

When is Electronic Arts' next earnings date?

Electronic Arts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 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 Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ~$3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.11. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$5.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.61 billion.Electronic Arts also updated its Q1 guidance to ~$0.64 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EA?

24 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Electronic Arts' stock. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Electronic Arts' share price to reach $145.9524 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Electronic Arts.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Electronic Arts?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electronic Arts in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 4,495,616 shares, a decline of 30.9% from the June 15th total of 6,508,346 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,640,306 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's stock 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)

Has Electronic Arts been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Electronic Arts earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the game software company an impact score of 45.11 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Electronic Arts' major shareholders?

Electronic Arts' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (0.54%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.39%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.32%), Fred Alger Management Inc. (0.12%), Rathbone Brothers plc (0.11%) and Barton Investment Management (0.09%). 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, 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 Fred Alger Management Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Swedbank, Clinton Group Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Capital One National Association, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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, 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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Boston Advisors LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, DnB Asset Management AS, Rathbone Brothers plc and James Hambro & Partners. 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 $147.48.

How big of a company is Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts has a market capitalization of $45.32 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.

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:  1,128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  620 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,748
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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