Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.25 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 91 investors sold EA shares while 217 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 260.86 million shares or 3.75% less from 271.01 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. First Personal Fin Service reported 614 shares. Nokota Management Lp holds 385,289 shares. Martin Currie Ltd reported 33,639 shares. Moreover, Melvin Lp has 3.49% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Ims Capital Mgmt invested in 7,774 shares or 0.57% of the stock. The Japan-based Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Communications has invested 0.03% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Pictet & Cie (Europe) Sa owns 24,996 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc has invested 0.36% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Bankshares Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Moreover, Exane Derivatives has 0% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Rothschild And Com Asset Management Us Incorporated owns 142,361 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Limited Liability invested in 0% or 80 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Ally Financial holds 0.34% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) or 33,000 shares. Decatur Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.99% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA).
Since September 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 selling transactions for $12.35 million activity. Shares for $352,675 were sold by Bruzzo Chris. Miele Laura had sold 1,250 shares worth $105,491. $759,241 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by Wilson Andrew on Monday, December 3. Shares for $306,330 were sold by Schatz Jacob J.. Another trade for 200 shares valued at $18,200 was sold by Singh Vijayanthimala. $587,928 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by Soderlund Patrick.
Tyvor Capital Llc decreased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (EA) by 37.03% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tyvor Capital Llc sold 88,201 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.26% with the market. The hedge fund held 150,000 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $11.84 million, down from 238,201 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tyvor Capital Llc who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $98.98. About 5.14M shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has declined 20.37% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.74% the S&P500.
Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 35.40 % or $0.40 from last year’s $1.13 per share. EA’s profit will be $218.70M for 33.90 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual earnings per share reported by Electronic Arts Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.96 % negative EPS growth.
More notable recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Is Electronic Arts (EA) Up 18.2% Since Last Earnings Report? – Nasdaq” on March 07, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “EA Education Announces Annual and Special Meeting Results, Changes in Directors and Share Consolidation – Nasdaq” published on March 01, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “Why 2019 Could Be a Good Year for Electronic Arts Stock – Investorplace.com” on February 21, 2019. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “EA slips as criticism comes in for ‘Anthem’ – Seeking Alpha” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Electronic Arts: How To Destroy Shareholder Value – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 25, 2019.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) Ratings Coverage
Among 18 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Electronic Arts had 22 analyst reports since October 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, October 31. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 11. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 25 by Stephens. UBS maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Thursday, February 28 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, February 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 7 by SunTrust. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, November 2. Bank of America maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Tuesday, February 19. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $118 target.