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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Electronic Arts Inc., EA

Electronic Arts Inc., EA is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Multimedia & Graphics Software in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Electronic Arts Inc., EA  has a market cap of 24554.21. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Electronic Arts Inc., EA performance year to date is 18.41%. Today Electronic Arts Inc., EA has gained -1.04%, with a current price of 80.52.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 18.60%, with return on investment at 25.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Electronic Arts Inc., EA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.27. While Total debt/equity is 0.27. With a profit margin of 27.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 70.30%, and operating margin of 22.30%. Electronic Arts Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.1, while the quick ratio is 2.1.

For the last year Electronic Arts Inc., EA has seen a EPS growth of 30.10%. A performance for the year of 20.03%. The 52-week high is -6.45%, and the 52-week low is 51.90%. The average volume for Electronic Arts Inc., EA is 406501.

With a target price of 92.29, can Electronic Arts Inc., EA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Electronic Arts Inc., EA. Electronic Arts Inc. has a P/E of 20.72 and a forward P/E of 19.52. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.26. Electronic Arts Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.4 and 6.79 respectively. For P/cash, Electronic Arts Inc. has a value of 7.52, while it is 23.93 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 80.52, Electronic Arts Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 36.60%.

Looking more long-term Electronic Arts Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 16.46%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.77% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 30.10% for this year and for the last five years a 44.00% growth has been seen.

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