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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.02
EA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. EA: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 5.02

Equity to Asset 0.49
EA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. EA: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.49

0.42
0.8
Interest Coverage 30.58
EA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. EA: 30.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 30.58

1.1
9999.99
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 5.10
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
6.36%
129.17%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.00
EA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. EA: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.63   Max: 26.24
Current: 21

-19.63
26.24
Net-margin (%) 19.38
EA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. EA: 19.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.83   Max: 19.51
Current: 19.38

-25.83
19.51
ROE (%) 32.34
EA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. EA: 32.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.12   Max: 32.06
Current: 32.34

-29.12
32.06
ROA (%) 14.81
EA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. EA: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.27   Max: 19.81
Current: 14.81

-20.27
19.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 196.19
EA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. EA: 196.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -220.53   Max: 277.14
Current: 196.19

-220.53
277.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
EA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. EA: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 26.1
Current: 4.1

-2.3
26.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 72.10
EA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. EA: 72.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.3   Max: 136.3
Current: 72.1

-40.3
136.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 127.00
EA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. EA: 127.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49.6   Max: 127
Current: 127

-49.6
127
» 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

Joel Greenblatt 62,958 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 37,352 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,000 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

Paul Tudor Jones 12,405 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 320,200 sh (+498.50%)
Ray Dalio 294,643 sh (+114.52%)
Jim Simons 1,060,064 sh (+92.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,699,842 sh (+19.85%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,463,675 sh (-7.39%)
Mario Gabelli 48,000 sh (-29.41%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,843,750 sh (-44.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.70
EA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. EA: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.54   Max: 783
Current: 23.7

17.54
783
Forward P/E 21.65
EA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. EA: 21.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.40
EA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. EA: 23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.54   Max: 783
Current: 23.4

17.54
783
P/B 6.90
EA's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 2000 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. EA: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 6.92
Current: 6.9

1.42
6.92
P/S 4.52
EA's P/S is ranked lower than
82% of the 2103 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. EA: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 6.89
Current: 4.52

0.93
6.89
PFCF 21.10
EA's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.96 vs. EA: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.29   Max: 3070
Current: 21.1

10.29
3070
POCF 19.07
EA's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. EA: 19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.51   Max: 1149.5
Current: 19.07

8.51
1149.5
EV-to-EBIT 18.21
EA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. EA: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3669.7   Max: 371.7
Current: 18.21

-3669.7
371.7
Current Ratio 1.35
EA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. EA: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 4.48
Current: 1.35

1.21
4.48
Quick Ratio 1.34
EA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. EA: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 4.4
Current: 1.34

1.19
4.4
Days Inventory 12.00
EA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 19.36 vs. EA: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.92   Max: 33.03
Current: 12

8.92
33.03
Days Sales Outstanding 29.26
EA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. EA: 29.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.05   Max: 60.17
Current: 29.26

10.05
60.17

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 102.90
EA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. EA: 102.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
EA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 31.45
Current: 102.9

3.71
31.45
Price/Tangible Book 17.30
EA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. EA: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.56   Max: 84.96
Current: 17.3

2.56
84.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.70
EA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. EA: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
EA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 14.05
Current: 3.7

0.96
14.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
EA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EA: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.8

0.53
2.26
Price/Graham Number 4.20
EA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EA: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 29.3
Current: 4.2

2.21
29.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.50
EA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. EA: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
EA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.3
Current: 5.5

0.3
7.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -20.29
EA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
93% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. EA: -20.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
EA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20   Max: 85.7
Current: -20.29

-20
85.7

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 4,601 4,779 5,030
EPS($) 2.90 3.26 3.90
EPS without NRI($) 2.90 3.26 3.90

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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