Blake J. Jorgensen Sells 10,000 Shares of Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Stock
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) CFO Blake J. Jorgensen sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.14, for a total transaction of $1,171,400.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 199,614 shares in the company, valued at approximately $23,382,783.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ EA) opened at 120.41 on Wednesday. Electronic Arts Inc. has a 12 month low of $73.74 and a 12 month high of $122.79. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $117.63 and its 200-day moving average is $104.65. The company has a market cap of $37.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.24 and a beta of 0.68.
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The game software company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.22. The business had revenue of $775.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $768.47 million. Electronic Arts had a return on equity of 29.77% and a net margin of 23.31%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.07 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Electronic Arts Inc. will post $4.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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EA has been the topic of several research reports. Vetr downgraded shares of Electronic Arts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $109.98 price objective on the stock. in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $114.00 price objective on shares of Electronic Arts in a report on Sunday, May 28th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of Electronic Arts from $114.00 to $126.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Electronic Arts in a report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Electronic Arts from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $116.77.
Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. D. Scott Neal Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Electronic Arts during the 2nd quarter valued at about $120,000. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 2.9% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,190 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $107,000 after purchasing an additional 34 shares during the period. Invictus RG grew its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 722.0% during the 1st quarter. Invictus RG now owns 1,307 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 1,148 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 310.8% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,405 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $149,000 after purchasing an additional 1,063 shares during the period. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new stake in shares of Electronic Arts during the 2nd quarter valued at about $195,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.89% of the company’s stock.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc develops, markets, publishes and distributes games, content and services that can be played by consumers on a range of platforms, which include consoles, personal computers (PCs), mobile phones and tablets. The Company’s games and services are based on a portfolio of intellectual property that includes established brands, such as FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, the Sims and Need for Speed.
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