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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 3.95
EA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. EA: 3.95 )
EA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.4   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.95

Equity to Asset 0.50
EA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EA: 0.50 )
EA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.5

0.36
0.85
Interest Coverage 1.10
EA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 704.34 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: 5
Z-Score: 3.60
M-Score: -2.53
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 (%) 4.22
EA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. EA: 4.22 )
EA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.63   Max: 26.24
Current: 4.22

-19.63
26.24
Net-margin (%) 3.15
EA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. EA: 3.15 )
EA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.83   Max: 19.51
Current: 3.15

-25.83
19.51
ROE (%) 5.08
EA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. EA: 5.08 )
EA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.12   Max: 25.86
Current: 5.08

-29.12
25.86
ROA (%) 2.29
EA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. EA: 2.29 )
EA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.27   Max: 19.81
Current: 2.29

-20.27
19.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.15
EA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 29.64 vs. EA: 31.15 )
EA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -220.53   Max: 277.14
Current: 31.15

-220.53
277.14
Revenue Growth (%) 1.30
EA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. EA: 1.30 )
EA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 26.1
Current: 1.3

-2.3
26.1
» EA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

RS Investment Management 76,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 350,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 21,493,449 sh (-1.6%)
Mario Gabelli 255,800 sh (-6.06%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 18,815,166 sh (-14.93%)
Jim Chanos 365,000 sh (-15.7%)
Larry Robbins 7,676,113 sh (-16.86%)
Steven Cohen 804,270 sh (-44.86%)
Jim Simons 587,464 sh (-76.02%)
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Q4 2013

EA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 71,332 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 342,345 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 411,085 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 538,500 sh (+47.53%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 19,681,296 sh (+4.6%)
Larry Robbins 7,956,191 sh (+3.65%)
Mario Gabelli 255,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 21,302,487 sh (-0.89%)
Steven Cohen 482,565 sh (-40%)
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Q1 2014

EA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 980,613 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 7,325 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 708,390 sh (+46.8%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 16,651,587 sh (-21.83%)
Mario Gabelli 199,000 sh (-22.2%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 14,984,730 sh (-23.86%)
Jim Chanos 380,040 sh (-29.43%)
Larry Robbins 4,816,091 sh (-39.47%)
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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 (-31.4%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,434,568 sh (-43.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce -24.78%0.14%$26.67 - $37.15 $ 36.3512%12525669
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce -21.83%0.13%$21.54 - $30.245 $ 36.3536%16651587
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$21.54 - $30.245 $ 36.3536%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$21.54 - $30.245 $ 36.3536%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -22.2%0.01%$21.54 - $30.245 $ 36.3536%199000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$20.97 - $26.44 $ 36.3552%342345
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$20.97 - $26.44 $ 36.3552%71332
Leon Cooperman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.26%$23.306 - $27.99 $ 36.3540%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Reduce -25.58%0.01%$16.91 - $23.61 $ 36.3579%272300
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$16.91 - $23.61 $ 36.3579%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.64%$13.7 - $19.34 $ 36.35119%0
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.18%$13.7 - $19.34 $ 36.35119%650000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$13.7 - $19.34 $ 36.35119%10916
Daniel Loeb 2012-12-31 New Buy0.64%$11.91 - $15.42 $ 36.35164%2400000
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.2%$11.91 - $15.42 $ 36.35164%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Add 61.41%0.08%$10.95 - $14.5 $ 36.35188%1154452
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 56.99%0.05%$11.98 - $16.79 $ 36.35154%715209
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 45.75%0.02%$11.98 - $16.79 $ 36.35154%514500
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.12%$16.34 - $20.53 $ 36.35119%455588
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 45.27%0.01%$16.34 - $20.53 $ 36.35119%353000
Dodge & Cox 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0019%$16.34 - $20.53 $ 36.35119%0
PRIMECAP Management 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.91%$19.76 - $25.2 $ 36.35161%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$19.76 - $25.2 $ 36.35161%0
Dodge & Cox 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$19.76 - $25.2 $ 36.35161%0
Dodge & Cox 2011-09-30 Reduce -97.32%0.93%$17.62 - $25.05 $ 36.3565%931200
Brian Rogers 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.4079%$17.62 - $25.05 $ 36.3565%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 164.50
EA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 46.60 vs. EA: 164.50 )
EA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 22.85   Max: 783
Current: 164.5

22.85
783
P/B 4.20
EA's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EA: 4.20 )
EA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 6.24
Current: 4.2

1.42
6.24
P/S 3.10
EA's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EA: 3.10 )
EA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 6.89
Current: 3.1

0.93
6.89
PFCF 13.20
EA's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EA: 13.20 )
EA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.34   Max: 3070
Current: 13.2

12.34
3070
EV-to-EBIT 58.99
EA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 31.69 vs. EA: 58.99 )
EA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3669.7   Max: 371.7
Current: 58.99

-3669.7
371.7
Current Ratio 1.64
EA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. EA: 1.64 )
EA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 5.64
Current: 1.64

1.04
5.64
Quick Ratio 1.62
EA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. EA: 1.62 )
EA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.52
Current: 1.62

1.01
5.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.80
EA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. EA: 13.80 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.56   Max: 84.96
Current: 13.8

2.56
84.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.80
EA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. EA: 2.80 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 27.74
Current: 2.8

0.78
27.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
EA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. EA: 1.20 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.2

0.41
2.49
Price/Graham Number 7.60
EA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. EA: 7.60 )
EA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 29.3
Current: 7.6

1.97
29.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.70
EA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. EA: 1.70 )
EA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7
Current: 1.7

0.3
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.51
EA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. EA: 0.51 )
EA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.7   Max: 92.2
Current: 0.51

-19.7
92.2

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 PLAYSTATION 3, Microsoft Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii; Personal computers, Mobile devices, such as Apple iPhone and Google Android compatible phones, Tablets and electronic readers, such as the Apple iPad and the Amazon Kindle and The Internet, including social networking sites such as Facebook. It has created, licensed and acquired a portfolio of brands which span a range of categories including action-adventure, casual, family, fantasy, first-person shooter, horror, science fiction, role-playing, racing, simulation, sports, and strategy. Its portfolio includes Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, The Sims, Bejeweled, and Plants v. Zombies. Its portfolio also includes brands based on licensed intellectual property including sports-based brands such as Madden NFL and FIFA. The Company provides a variety of online-delivered products and services including through its Origin platform. It also offers online-delivered content and services that are add-ons or related to our packaged goods products such as additional game content or enhancements of multiplayer services. In addition, it provides other games, content and services that are available only via electronic delivery, such as Internet-only games and game services, and games for mobile device. The Company operates development studios in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Its studios and development teams are organized around its Label structure Its operational structure includes, EA Games, EA Sports, Maxis, PopCap and All Play. EA Games is home to the largest number of our studios and development teams, which together create an expansive and diverse portfolio of games and related content and services marketed under the EA brand in categories such as action-adventure, role playing, racing and first-person shooter game. EA SPORTS develops a collection of sports-based video games and related content and services marketed under the EA SPORTS brand. Maxis focuses on creating compelling games and related content and services for a mass audience. PopCap develops easy-to-learn games that everyone can enjoy. All Play develops interactive games for play on mobile devices and Internet platforms. The Company competes with companies such as Sony, Microsoft and Nintend, Capcom Mobile, DeNA, Gameloft, Glu Mobile, Gree, Rovio, Zynga, Big Fish, King.com, Nexon and Tencent. The Company is subject to a number of foreign and domestic laws and regulations that affect companies conducting business on the Internet.
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