A Look at Electronic Arts’ Historical Stock Returns

Electronic Arts stock has risen ~15% in 2018

Electronic Arts Networks (EA) has returned 28% in the last 12 months, 1% in the last month, and 0.5% in the last five days. Electronic Arts stock rose 15% in 2016 and 33% in 2017. Since the start of 2018, it’s risen almost 14.5%. Peers Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Zynga (ZNGA), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), and Sony (SNE) have returned 64%, 26%, 26%, and 36%, respectively, in the last 12 months.

A Look at Electronic Arts’ Historical Stock Returns

Analysts’ recommendations and price targets

Of the 29 analysts tracking Electronic Arts, 23 recommended a “buy,” six recommended a “hold,” and none recommended a “sell.” Analysts’ 12-month average price target for Electronic Arts is $138.5, and their median estimate is $138. Electronic Arts is trading at a discount of 15% to analysts’ median estimate.

Moving averages

On April 17, Electronic Arts closed the trading day at $120.17. Based on that price, the stock is trading:

  • 1.2% above its 100-day moving average of $118.75
  • 2.2% below its 50-day moving average of $122.89
  • 0.03% above its 20-day moving average of $120.13

Electronic Arts is trading 27% above its 52-week low of $94.59 and 8% below its 52-week high of $131.13.

Relative strength index

Electronic Arts’ 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is -0.93. A stock’s MACD marks the difference between its short-term and long-term moving averages. Electronic Arts’ negative MACD score indicates a downward trading trend.

Electronic Arts has a 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score of 49, which shows that the stock is trading between oversold and overbought territory. An RSI score above 70 indicates a stock has been overbought, while an RSI score below 30 suggests a stock has been oversold.