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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.93
EA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. EA: 4.93 )
EA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.4   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.93

Equity to Asset 0.44
EA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EA: 0.44 )
EA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.44

0.36
0.85
Interest Coverage 1.10
EA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. EA: 1.10 )
EA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.1

1.1
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.64
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
6.56%
129.84%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.03
EA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. EA: 20.03 )
EA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.63   Max: 26.24
Current: 20.03

-19.63
26.24
Net-margin (%) 19.02
EA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. EA: 19.02 )
EA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.83   Max: 19.51
Current: 19.02

-25.83
19.51
ROE (%) 33.89
EA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. EA: 33.89 )
EA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.12   Max: 25.86
Current: 33.89

-29.12
25.86
ROA (%) 14.62
EA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. EA: 14.62 )
EA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.27   Max: 19.81
Current: 14.62

-20.27
19.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 180.20
EA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2620 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.94 vs. EA: 180.20 )
EA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -220.53   Max: 277.14
Current: 180.2

-220.53
277.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
EA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. EA: 1.30 )
EA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 26.1
Current: 1.3

-2.3
26.1
» EA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 2,630,764 sh (+168.28%)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 165,400 sh (-16.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,525,669 sh (-24.78%)
Jim Chanos 271,070 sh (-28.67%)
RS Investment Management 5,025 sh (-31.40%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,434,568 sh (-43.71%)
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Q3 2014

EA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 37,352 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 62,958 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,502,424 sh (+0.80%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 11,117,772 sh (-11.24%)
Mario Gabelli 114,500 sh (-30.77%)
Jim Simons 1,473,664 sh (-43.98%)
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Q4 2014

EA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 53,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,418,366 sh (+2152.88%)
Ray Dalio 137,352 sh (+267.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,067,321 sh (-5.12%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,059,496 sh (-5.21%)
Mario Gabelli 68,000 sh (-40.61%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,143,313 sh (-53.74%)
Jim Simons 551,564 sh (-62.57%)
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Q1 2015

EA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,463,675 sh (-7.39%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.40
EA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 78.80 vs. EA: 23.40 )
EA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.54   Max: 783
Current: 23.4

17.54
783
Forward P/E 22.08
EA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EA: 22.08 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.40
EA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 79.90 vs. EA: 23.40 )
EA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.54   Max: 783
Current: 23.4

17.54
783
P/B 7.00
EA's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. EA: 7.00 )
EA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 7
Current: 7

1.42
7
P/S 4.50
EA's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EA: 4.50 )
EA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 6.89
Current: 4.5

0.93
6.89
PFCF 18.20
EA's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 212.81 vs. EA: 18.20 )
EA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.29   Max: 3070
Current: 18.2

10.29
3070
POCF 17.06
EA's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 32.90 vs. EA: 17.06 )
EA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.51   Max: 1149.5
Current: 17.06

8.51
1149.5
EV-to-EBIT 18.19
EA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 45.12 vs. EA: 18.19 )
EA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3669.7   Max: 371.7
Current: 18.19

-3669.7
371.7
Current Ratio 1.22
EA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2527 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. EA: 1.22 )
EA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 5.64
Current: 1.22

1.04
5.64
Quick Ratio 1.21
EA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2527 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. EA: 1.21 )
EA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.52
Current: 1.21

1.01
5.52
Days Inventory 13.08
EA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 280.96 vs. EA: 13.08 )
EA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.92   Max: 33.03
Current: 13.08

8.92
33.03
Days Sales Outstanding 40.00
EA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 87.14 vs. EA: 40.00 )
EA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.05   Max: 60.17
Current: 40

10.05
60.17

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 22.20
EA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. EA: 22.20 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.56   Max: 84.96
Current: 22.2

2.56
84.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.60
EA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EA: 3.60 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 27.74
Current: 3.6

0.78
27.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
EA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EA: 1.80 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.8

0.41
2.49
Price/Graham Number 4.70
EA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EA: 4.70 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 29.3
Current: 4.7

1.97
29.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
EA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2583 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. EA: 5.40 )
EA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.3
Current: 5.4

0.3
7.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -20.19
EA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. EA: -20.19 )
EA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20   Max: 85.7
Current: -20.19

-20
85.7

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 4,308 4,543 4,569
EPS($) 2.40 2.71 2.89
EPS without NRI($) 2.40 2.71 2.89

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia
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Electronic Arts Inc, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1982. The Company develops, markets, publishes and distributes game software and content that can be played by consumers on a variety of platforms, including Video game consoles such as the Microsoft Xbox 360 and One and the Sony PlayStation 3 and 4, personal computers (PCs), and mobile phones and tablets. Its portfolio of brands spans a diverse range of categories (including action-adventure, casual, family, fantasy, first-person shooter, horror, science fiction, role-playing, racing, simulation, sports, and strategy) and includes wholly-owned brands such as Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, Dragon Age, The Sims, Bejeweled and Plants v. Zombies, as well as brands based on licensed intellectual property such as FIFA, Madden NFL and Star Wars. The Company operates development studios in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It also engages third parties to assist with the development of its games at their own development and production studios. Internationally, the Company conducts business through its international headquarters in Switzerland and has wholly-owned subsidiaries, including offices in Europe, Australia, Asia and Latin America. Its studios and development teams are organized around three divisions: EA Studios, Maxis, and EA Mobile. Each division operates with support from its Global Publishing and Marketing organization. EA Studios is home to the many of its studios and development teams and responsible for developing games and related content and services across an expansive range of game categories. The FIFA, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, Battlefield, Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises fall within the EA Studios organization. Its Maxis organization focuses on creating compelling games and related content and services that engage player creativity. Maxis products include the wholly-owned franchises The Sims and SimCity. Maxis games are mainly developed at studios in the United States. Its EA Mobile organization develops and publishes interactive games for play on mobile phones and tablets, as well as certain casual games for the PC. The Mobile organizations brand portfolio includes wholly owned properties such as Plants vs. Zombies, Real Racing, Bejeweled and Dungeon Keeper, as well licensed intellectual properties such as Tetris, The Simpsons and various intellectual properties owned by Hasbro. The EA Mobile organization also manages its Pogo online service, through which it offers casual games such as card, puzzle and word games on www.pogo.com, as well as on other platforms. Its Global Publishing and Marketing organization is responsible for the distribution, sales, and marketing of its products, including strategic planning, operations, and manufacturing functions. The organization also manages its media advertising sales business and customer support teams. Its competitors include Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft, Dis
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