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

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$89.92 +0.43 (+0.48 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$89.49
Today's Range$85.96 - $90.09
52-Week Range$73.91 - $151.26
Volume6.61 million shs
Average Volume4.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.76 billion
P/E Ratio26.14
Dividend YieldN/A
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


Current Ratio3.52
Quick Ratio3.52


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Price / Sales5.28
Cash Flow$4.0089 per share
Price / Cash Flow22.43
Book Value$14.98 per share
Price / Book6.00


Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins18.76%
Return on Assets14.77%


Market Cap$26.76 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 announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 45% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Electronic Arts' earnings last quarter?

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The game software company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 return on equity of 26.01% and a net margin of 18.76%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm 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, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Electronic Arts.

How can I listen to Electronic Arts' earnings call?

Electronic Arts will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8663934306.

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

Electronic Arts issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.11 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

26 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Electronic Arts' shares. Their predictions range from $100.00 to $153.00. On average, they expect Electronic Arts' stock price to reach $130.9167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Electronic Arts.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Electronic Arts?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Electronic Arts in the last year. There are currently 4 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?

Headlines about EA stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines 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 effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 7,364,101 shares, a decrease of 18.0% from the November 30th total of 8,985,302 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,666,905 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's shares are short sold. 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. Kenneth A. Barker, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)

Who are Electronic Arts' major shareholders?

Electronic Arts' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.13%), Barton Investment Management (0.09%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.05%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Electronic Arts stock?

EA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Coastline Trust Co, Sit Investment Associates Inc., National Investment Services Inc. WI, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Barton Investment Management, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, USS Investment Management Ltd, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Beech Hill Advisors Inc., Virtu Financial LLC and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. 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 $89.91.

How big of a company is Electronic Arts?

Electronic Arts has a market capitalization of $26.76 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:  1,256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  680 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,936
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 1/16/2019 by Staff

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