News articles about Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Electronic Arts earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the game software company an impact score of 44.8470444277145 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $2.03 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
- What Is Melvin Capital, And What Does It Want With Electronic Arts? (msn.com)
- BRIEF-Melvin Capital Reports 5 Pct Passive Stake In Electronic Arts (feeds.reuters.com)
- Wedbush Says Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Will Bounce Back From Star Wars Battlefront II Backlash – StockNews.com (blog) (stocknews.com)
- Electronic Arts (EA) Rating Increased to Hold at Vetr (americanbankingnews.com)
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ EA) traded up $5.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $112.39. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,962,902 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,387,575. The company has a quick ratio of 2.38, a current ratio of 2.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. Electronic Arts has a one year low of $77.94 and a one year high of $122.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $34,700.00, a PE ratio of 29.65, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.61.
In other news, insider Andrew Wilson sold 10,058 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.81, for a total value of $1,144,700.98. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Chris Bruzzo sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $108.51, for a total value of $162,765.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 38,362 shares in the company, valued at $4,162,660.62. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 57,016 shares of company stock worth $6,172,470 over the last 90 days. 2.55% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Electronic Arts Company Profile
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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