Electronic Arts (EA) was Reiterated by The Benchmark Company to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 93.80 from a previous price target of $82.64 . The Benchmark Company advised their investors in a research report released on May 23, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Electronic Arts. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on May 12, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82 from a previous price target of $81 .Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on May 11, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82.64 from a previous price target of $81.48 .
On the company’s financial health, Electronic Arts reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08 according to the earnings call on May 10, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.42. The company had revenue of $924.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $888.93 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS.
Electronic Arts closed down -0.39 points or -0.53% at $73.11 with 37,72,479 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $73.48, the shares hit an intraday low of $72.93 and an intraday high of $74.01 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 19, 2016, Patrick Soderlund (EVP, EA Studios) sold 90,752 shares at $74.86 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 19, 2016, Laura Miele (EVP Global Publishing) sold 2,072 shares at $74.14 per share price. On May 17, 2016, Jacob J. Schatz (SVP and General Counsel) sold 10,000 shares at $74.90 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Electronic Arts Inc is a game software content and services provider. The Company develops markets publishes and distributes game software content for consumers of various video game machines and electronic devices. It also provides game software-related services. The Companys brands include Battlefield Mass Effect Need for Speed Dragon Age The Sims Bejeweled and Plants v. Zombies as well as brands based on licensed intellectual property such as FIFA Madden NFL and Star Wars. The Company is organized around three divisions: EA Studios Maxis and EA Mobile. The EA Studios division develops games and related content and services across a range of game categories including the FIFA Madden NFL Need for Speed Battlefield Mass Effect and Dragon Age. The Maxis division creates games and related content and services that engage player creativity. The EA Mobile division focuses on developing and publishing interactive games for mobile phones and tablets.