Electronic Arts Inc
Who Owns Electronic Arts and How Has the Company Grown?
Why Electronic Arts May Still Be the 'Worst Company in America'
Is Electronic Arts Stock a Good Buy at These Prices?
When Does EA Play Come to Game Pass?
Take-Two Crushed Its Earnings Estimates, Stock Fell 5%
Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO) stock lost about 5% in after-hours trading on Wednesday following its results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020.
EA, TTWO, ATVI: Are Gaming Stocks a Good Bet in 2020?
Gaming stocks have done well for investors over the years. Let’s look at whether Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive, and EA are good bets for 2020.
EA Stock Could Spike after Strong Star Wars Launch
EA launched Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on Friday, and the game’s early reviews are encouraging. EA’s valuation is $28.4 billion or 5.5x its forward sales.
ATVI Gains, EA Loses Market Value in Early Market Trading
ATVI stock has risen around 2%, while EA stock has fallen 1% at the time of this writing. The shares are moving in opposite directions.
Cisco, SHOP, and AYX Lead Tech Sell-Off, Investors Sweat
Investors are cautious about an upcoming slowdown. As expected, tech stocks like Cisco, Shopify, Alteryx, and others have led the sell-off.
Netflix: Soros Exited Even before Barclays’ Warning
According to Barclays, Netflix’s current business model and expected total addressable market until 2026 don’t justify its current valuation.
Is Apple Arcade a Threat to Gaming Companies?
Apple Arcade (AAPL) is a subscription gaming service that was unveiled at Apple’s annual event last week. The service will launch on September 19.
Valuation and Upside Potential for EA, TTWO, and ATVI
Gaming stocks have made a strong comeback in the last six months. Electronic Arts has a 12-month target price of $111.48—12.4% above its current price.
Why Have ATVI Shares Risen 6% Today?
Currently, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) stock is trading at $51.24. The stock is 30% above its 52-week low and 39% below its 52-week high.
Gamescom 2019: Upcoming Titles on PS4 and Stadia
Gamescom 2019 began this week with the announcement of some exciting cross-platform games. Developers certainly didn’t disappoint.
Are Video Games Really to Blame for Mass Shootings?
On Monday, all gaming-related stocks dipped significantly. What came as a surprise was the news that caused this decline.
Take-Two Crushes Earnings Estimates, Gains Big after Hours
Shares of leading gaming company Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) rose over 7% after earnings in after-hours trading on August 5. Here’s why.
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Future Value Uncertain
Shares of leading gaming company Activision Blizzard (ATVI) have been unsteady. The company’s stock is currently trading at early 2017 levels.
Why EA Stock Jumped after Its Q1 Results
EA stock gained close to 6.0% in pre-market trading today.
Could Take-Two Stock Gain after Its Earnings Release?
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) is set to announce its fiscal 2020 first-quarter results on August 5. Analysts expect its revenue to rise.
Disney, Apple Set Sights on Activision Blizzard
An Activision Blizzard–Disney merger is looking very possible. After months of stock price decline, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has become an acquisition target for several companies.
What to Expect For Electronic Arts’ Earnings
Leading gaming company Electronic Arts (EA) is expected to announce its fiscal 2020 first-quarter results on July 30.
Next-Generation Xbox Unveiled as China Production Cuts Loom
Microsoft (MSFT) has unveiled its next-generation video game console in the midst of contemplating Xbox production cuts in China.
EA’s Apex Legends 2 Disappoints, Sends Stock Lower
Players’ response to EA’s Apex Legends 2, launched July 2, has been underwhelming and is concerning investors.
Take-Two Interactive Is Up 30.0% since We Dubbed It Undervalued
In April this year, we identified TTWO as being undervalued, and the stock has risen an impressive 30.0% in the two and a half months since then.
How Analysts View Electronic Arts Stock
Of the 27 analysts tracking Electronic Arts (EA), 22 recommend “buy,” five recommend “hold,” and none recommend “sell.”
What Could Boost Electronic Arts Stock
Electronic Arts (EA) weakened last year, falling ~50.0% between July and December to $73.91, close to its three-year low.
Electronic Arts’ Other Key Games
Battle royale games been taking the gaming world by storm. In addition to launching Apex Legends, Electronic Arts (EA) has expanded Battlefield V by launching Firestorm, a battle royale mode.
Why Apex Legends Is Critical for Electronic Arts
The spectacular success of battle royale games such as Fortnite and PUBG has compelled Electronic Arts (EA) and peers to launch battle royale games of their own.
This is a Key Revenue Driver for Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (EA) has been banking on its sports gaming franchises to drive revenue growth, namely its FIFA franchise.
A Look at Electronic Arts’ Revenue and Earnings Growth
Electronic Arts (EA) stock has gained 154.0% in the last five years, boosted by the company’s revenue and earnings growth.
Electronic Arts Stock Recovers after a Weak 2018
Electronic Arts (EA) stock has fallen ~9.0% since April, but has gained 17.0% this year. Like other gaming stocks, EA has created significant investor wealth over the years. Let’s look at what’s driven the stock.
E3 2019: What Electronic Arts Had to Offer
E3 2019, the biggest annual event for the video gaming industry, descended once more on Los Angeles this week. In this article, we’ll discuss the key takeaways from Electronic Arts’ (EA) conference. The company presented some new games as well as new content for its existing franchises.
E3 2019: The Big Announcements Shaping the Gaming Space
E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, is underway in Los Angeles. It’s a trade event for the video gaming industry that sees leading gaming companies make important announcements—including new games. Here’s how the expo has been affecting the market so far—and what you can expect.
How Gaming Stocks Fared as Markets Wrapped the Worst Week of 2019
Last week, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) fell 2.4%, while GameStop (GME) saw downward price action of 5.4%.
Electronic Arts Is Trading at a Discount to Analysts’ Estimates
Among the 27 analysts tracking Electronic Arts, 22 recommended a “buy,” while five recommended a “hold.”
Electronic Arts’ Valuation Compared to Its Peers
Electronic Arts has a forward PE ratio of 28.2x for 2019. The ratio might seem high given the company’s negative revenue and earnings growth.
Analyzing Electronic Arts’ Financial Metrics
Electronic Arts (EA) ended the third quarter with a cash balance of $5.16 billion. The company has a debt of $994 million.
Electronic Arts: What to Expect from the Earnings Growth
The shift to digital gaming has driven the profit margins higher for Electronic Arts (EA) and its peers over the last few years.
What Impacted Electronic Arts’ Revenues in Fiscal 2019?
Last year, Electronic Arts announced that it would delay the launch of its highly anticipated Battlefield V game to improve users’ experience.
Is Zynga Poised for Significant Growth in 2019 and Beyond?
The stock of gaming company Zynga (ZNGA) has generated a return of 51% in the last 12 months.
How Take-Two’s Valuation Compares with Peers
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) has a forward PE ratio of 28.9x for 2019.
Red Dead Redemption 2 Is a Key Revenue Growth Driver for Take-Two
Gaming companies such as Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Electronic Arts (EA), and Activision Blizzard (ATVI) are highly dependent on popular franchises to drive sales.
How Has Take-Two Interactive Performed In 2019?
Take-Two Interactive is up 370% in the last five years and 156% in the last three years.
A Look at Activision Blizzard’s Valuation
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has a forward PE ratio of 35.9x for 2019.
What Has Affected Activision Blizzard Stock Recently?
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) stock was trading at ~$84 in October 2018. The stock has since lost 43% in market value.
A Look at Activision Blizzard’s 2019 Revenue and Earnings Growth
The global gaming market continues to grow at a robust pace. The gaming market is expected to reach $150 billion this year.
Activision Blizzard: Analysts’ Recommendations in April
For Activision Blizzard, eight analysts recommended a “strong buy,” 14 analysts recommended a “buy,” 11 analysts recommended a “hold.”
TTWO: After a Dismal Year, Analysts See Better Days Ahead
Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) has seen downward price action of 8.4% in 2019 based on its closing prices on April 8.
Electronic Arts: Analysts’ Views in April
For Electronic Arts (EA), ten analysts recommended a “strong buy,” 13 analysts recommended a “buy,” and ten analysts recommended a “hold.”
GameStop: Analysts Lowered the Target Price
GameStop carries a mean consensus target price of $10.09, which represents a potential upside of only 1.5% over its closing prices on April 8.
Here’s What Investors Can Expect from Zynga’s Q1 Report
Though 2018 was mostly a turnaround year, Zynga has said that it expects a great start to 2019.
Zynga Is Transferring $200 Million to Its Shareholders
The additional cash that Zynga is planning to raise through various means may end up in the pockets of its shareholders.
Why Zynga May Put Its San Francisco Building on the Block
Zynga (ZNGA) exited 2018 with $581 million in cash, but the company isn’t satisfied with this amount and wants to increase it.
Zynga Banks on New Products to Sustain Its Recovery
According to Zynga (ZNGA), it’s planning to introduce new products to drive growth this year.
ATVI: After Dismal Q1, Wedbush Sees ‘Significant Outperformance’
Activision Blizzard’s price action was supported by a bullish note from Wedbush. The brokerage added Activision Blizzard to its “best idea” list.
Except Electronic Arts, Gaming Stocks Had a Dismal Q1
In the first quarter, Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive Software saw downward price action of 1.5% and 8.3%, respectively.
Why EA and Activision Blizzard Cut Jobs
Video game developer Electronic Arts (EA) has found success with its latest hot title, Apex Legends, which already has 50 million users.
Tencent’s Q4 Earnings: Key Investor Takeaways
In this article, we’ll dig deeper into Tencent’s fourth-quarter earnings results.
Gaming Ban and Higher Costs Hit Tencent’s Q4 Earnings
Tencent reported its fourth-quarter earnings results on March 21. The company generated revenue of 84.9 billion Chinese yuan.
EA’s Strategy behind Making Apex Legends Successful
Gaming company Electronic Arts (EA) launched its battle royale shooter game, Apex Legends, on February 4.
Electronic Arts: Has the Apex Legends Frenzy Fizzled Away?
Electronic Arts (EA) has seen upward price action of 25.5% this year.
Wall Street Weighs In on Gaming Stocks in March
Gaming stocks are having a mixed year so far. Electronic Arts has gained 25.5% YTD (year-to-date), but its peers haven’t fared so well.
Comcast Eyeing Asia Expansion
Comcast (CMCSA) has joined the race to buy Nexon, South Korea’s largest videogame publisher, according to Reuters.
How Much Upside Do Wall Street Analysts See in TTWO?
Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) released its fiscal 2019 third-quarter earnings results on February 6.
Apex Legends Changed the Game for Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (EA) released its fiscal 2019 third-quarter earnings results on February 5 after the markets closed.
Electronic Arts Surges as Apex Legends Continues Its Strong Run
Electronic Arts stock has seen significant buying interest on optimism over Apex Legends, its first free-to-play battle royale game.
Why Wall Street Fell in Love with Electronic Arts Stock
Electronic Arts (EA) gained 6.8% today as of 10:45 AM EST.
Gaming Industry Struggles Continue with EA’s Top-Line Miss
Electronic Arts missed top-line estimates but posted better-than-expected earnings in the third quarter.
ATVI’s Q4 Earnings: What’s the Word on Wall Street?
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings results on February 12.
Report of a Secret Apple Plan Makes GameStop Bleed by 21%
GameStop (GME) stock has fallen steeply today. At 8:54 AM Eastern Time, the video game and consumer electronics retailer’s stock was trading at $12.25, ~21% lower than yesterday.
After Bungie Divorce, Activision Loses Wall Street’s Love
Activision Blizzard opened sharply lower on January 11. As of 9:40 AM EST, Activision Blizzard has fallen 11.8%.
Are Analysts Turning Bearish on Gaming Stocks?
Yesterday, SunTrust Robinson lowered Electronic Arts’ (EA) target price from $116 to $105.
Is GameStop Readying Itself for a Buyout?
At 10:07 AM EST, GameStop stock was trading at $14.46, up 11.5% from its previous day’s closing price.
Will Gaming Companies Make a Strong Comeback in 2019?
In this series, we’ve learned that Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) stock has fallen more than 6% in 2018.
Take-Two Interactive Stock Is Down 3.5% in 2018
Gaming companies such as Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) have had a difficult 2018.
Why Gaming Stocks Are a Safe Bet after Their Recent Price Fall
The recent market pullback has resulted in several gaming stocks trading at 52-week lows.
Is Activision Blizzard Stock Attractive following Its Fall?
Investors were unimpressed with Activision Blizzard’s fourth-quarter revenue guidance, its Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 sales, and its Diablo Immortal announcement.
What Are Activision Blizzard’s Key Revenue Growth Drivers?
Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy Crush continue to be major drivers of its revenue growth.
Activision Blizzard’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers’
We’ve already seen that Activision Blizzard’s’ (ATVI) revenues are expected to rise 4.6% in 2018 and 6.3% in 2019.
ATVI Is Banking on Call of Duty’s Success for Revenue Growth
Activision Blizzard launched its much-awaited Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on October 12, but the game’s initial response wasn’t too encouraging.
EA Plans to Drive Revenue through Cloud Gaming
Electronic Arts (EA) recently outlined its plans to enter the cloud gaming business segment.
A Look at Electronic Arts’ Gaming Launches in Fiscal 2019
EA will be launching FIFA 19 on September 28. Madden NFL 19 was launched on Xbox (MSFT) and PlayStation (SNE) on August 10.
Here’s What Drove Electronic Arts’ Revenue in Fiscal Q1 2019
In fiscal Q1 2019, EA increased its net bookings 2% YoY (year-over-year) to $693 million.
Electronic Arts: Stock Performance since Fiscal Q1 2019 Results
Electronic Arts (EA) reported its fiscal Q1 2019 results on July 26. Since then, the stock has fallen 22% to close at $113.84.
Why Electronic Arts Stock Declined Recently
Analysts expect EA’s revenues to rise ~3.0% to $5.32 billion in fiscal 2019 and 9.5% to $5.82 billion in fiscal 2020.
A Look at the Valuations for Gaming Stocks
Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) PE (price-to-earnings) ratio is 34.4x, which is higher than Electronic Arts’ (EA) PE ratio of 31.3x.
A Look at Revenue and Earnings Growth of Gaming Stocks
The global games market is estimated to rise 13.3% year-over-year to $137.9 billion in 2018.
A Look at the Global Gaming Market
Smartphone and tablet gaming revenues are expected to rise 25.5% YoY to $70.3 billion this year, outpacing the gaming industry’s growth.
Over 80% of Analysts Covering Electronic Arts Recommend ‘Buy’
Electronic Arts (EA) stock has returned 35% in the last 12 months, 0.1% in the last month, and 1.4% in the last five days.
How EA Stock Has Performed since Its Last Earnings Release
Electronic Arts (EA) stock has risen 18.4% since the company announced its fiscal Q4 2018 results on May 8.
What Are Zynga’s Four Strategic Priorities?
Zynga (ZNGA) recently outlined four strategic priorities that tie in with its mission to stimulate growth and deliver long-term profitability.
Zynga Betting Big on Live Services in 2018
Zynga (ZNGA) expects live services to deliver more than 95% of its revenue in 2018.
These Companies and Countries Drove Gaming Revenue Last Year
According to Newzoo, the top 25 publicly traded gaming firms accounted for 77% of total gaming revenue in 2017.
Global Games Market Could Grow 13.3% in 2018
According to gaming research firm Newzoo, there will be approximately 2.3 billion gamers in the world by the end of 2018.
How Gaming Stocks Have Performed in 2018
In this series, we’ll look at the performance of top gaming companies in the United States and some of their key growth drivers.
Zynga Shares Continue to Impress in 2018
Shares of online gaming company Zynga (ZNGA) rose over 27% in May and closed at $4.40.
What Activision Blizzard Expects from the Second Quarter
We’ve seen how Activision Blizzard (ATVI) managed to achieve double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter despite no major gaming releases and what has traditionally been a slow quarter after the holiday season.
Why Activision Blizzard Aims to Target the Battle Royale Gaming Segment
In March, the stock prices of gaming companies Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), and Electronic Arts (EA) fell, driven by concerns over the tremendous success of Epic Games’ Fortnite.
Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch and Call of Duty Leagues’ Success
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) launched Overwatch League in January 2018, and it continued to generate strong viewership globally.
TripAdvisor: S&P 500’s Top Gainer on May 9
TripAdvisor, which is an American travel and restaurant website company, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on May 9.