Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for game consoles, PCs, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Electronic Arts's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EA underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 8.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EA exceeded the US Market which returned 5.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Electronic Arts's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Electronic Arts undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EA ($102.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($83.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (20.9x).
PE vs Market: EA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the US market (16.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EA's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.1x).
How is Electronic Arts forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 29 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-44.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: EA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-44.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: EA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EA's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EA's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.1%).
How has Electronic Arts performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EA has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EA's current net profit margins (52.5%) are higher than last year (26.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EA's earnings have grown by 20% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EA's earnings growth over the past year (99.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (20% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: EA earnings growth over the past year (99.7%) exceeded the Entertainment industry -8.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: EA's Return on Equity (39.1%) is considered high.
How is Electronic Arts's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EA's short term assets ($6.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: EA's short term assets ($6.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EA's debt to equity ratio (13.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.5% to 13.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (190.8%).
Interest Coverage: EA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: EA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: EA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.7x debt).
What is Electronic Arts's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andrew Wilson (44yo)
Mr. Andrew Wilson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Arts Inc. since September 17, 2013, where he provides direct insight into the day-to-day operation and strategic vision. Mr. Wilson serv ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD18.32M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.81M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||6.4yrs||US$18.32m||0.036% $11.2m|
|COO & CFO||7.4yrs||US$9.41m||0.026% $8.0m|
|Chief Technology Officer||5.6yrs||US$6.95m||0.051% $15.7m|
|Chief Marketing Officer||5.4yrs||US$6.38m||0.0089% $2.7m|
|Chief Studios Officer||5.7yrs||US$6.95m||0.0034% $1.1m|
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||16.7yrs||US$1.19m||0.0064% $2.0m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||5.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||5.7yrs||no data||0.0058% $1.8m|
|Senior Vice President of Global Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||3.3yrs||no data||0.0058% $1.8m|
Experienced Management: EA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||6.4yrs||US$18.32m||0.036% $11.2m|
|Independent Director||8.4yrs||US$353.37k||0.077% $23.8m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||25.6yrs||US$369.87k||0.20% $63.1m|
|Independent Director||18.7yrs||US$342.37k||0.012% $3.7m|
|Independent Director||14.1yrs||US$358.91k||0.013% $4.1m|
|Lead Director||4.5yrs||US$375.40k||0.00030% $92.6k|
|Independent Director||10.8yrs||US$342.35k||0.028% $8.8m|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$334.62k||0.0016% $487.6k|
|Independent Director||3.7yrs||US$341.78k||0.0029% $888.8k|
Experienced Board: EA's board of directors are considered experienced (8.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: EA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Electronic Arts Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Electronic Arts Inc.
- Ticker: EA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$30.862b
- Shares outstanding: 289.67m
- Website: https://www.ea.com
Number of Employees
- Electronic Arts Inc.
- 209 Redwood Shores Parkway
- Redwood City
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EA||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1989|
|ERT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1989|
|0IFX||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Sep 1989|
|EA||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Sep 1989|
|EA *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Sep 1989|
|ERT||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Sep 1989|
|EAIN34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REP 0.5 COM USD0.01||BR||BRL||May 2019|
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, The Sims, Apex Legends, Anthem, Need for Speed, and Plants v. Zombies brands; and license games, including FIFA, Madden NFL, and Star Wars brands. It also provides advertising services; licenses its games to third parties to distribute and host its games. 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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/27 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/27 00:00|
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