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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 9.70
EA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. EA: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 9.7
Equity to Asset 0.47
EA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. EA: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.47
0.36
0.85
Interest Coverage 14.94
EA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. EA: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 14.94
1.1
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.60
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
6.73%
106.69%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.83
EA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. EA: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.63  Med: 0.88 Max: 21
Current: 17.83
-19.63
21
Net-margin (%) 15.26
EA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. EA: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.83  Med: 1.03 Max: 19.38
Current: 15.26
-25.83
19.38
ROE (%) 21.42
EA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. EA: 21.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.12  Med: 1.19 Max: 32.06
Current: 21.42
-29.12
32.06
ROA (%) 10.69
EA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. EA: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.27  Med: 0.81 Max: 14.75
Current: 10.69
-20.27
14.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 176.10
EA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. EA: 176.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -220.53  Med: 7.01 Max: 197.32
Current: 176.1
-220.53
197.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
EA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1367 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 Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: 5.90 Max: 26.1
Current: 4.1
-2.3
26.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 68.30
EA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. EA: 68.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.3  Med: 29.40 Max: 136.3
Current: 68.3
-40.3
136.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 128.40
EA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. EA: 128.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.6  Med: 14.90 Max: 128.4
Current: 128.4
-49.6
128.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

EA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Chanos 101,120 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 794,440 sh (New)
John Burbank 35,605 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,684,067 sh (-10.45%)
Mario Gabelli 40,000 sh (-16.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,242,643 sh (-26.90%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,037,250 sh (-28.36%)
Jim Simons 633,464 sh (-40.24%)
Ray Dalio 34,439 sh (-88.31%)
Steven Cohen 37,300 sh (-88.35%)
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Q3 2015

EA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Caxton Associates 21,976 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,235 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 683,800 sh (+1733.24%)
Steve Mandel 8,782,612 sh (+1005.51%)
Ray Dalio 55,270 sh (+60.49%)
Jim Chanos 124,104 sh (+22.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,370,551 sh (+10.29%)
Jim Chanos 4,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,220,768 sh (-6.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,752,300 sh (-13.99%)
Mario Gabelli 26,200 sh (-34.50%)
John Burbank 15,166 sh (-57.40%)
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Q4 2015

EA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

RS Investment Management 137,640 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 59,326 sh (+7.34%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,728,850 sh (-1.34%)
Mario Gabelli 8,300 sh (-68.32%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.58
EA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. EA: 23.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.69  Med: 62.87 Max: 1756.5
Current: 23.58
16.69
1756.5
Forward P/E 17.45
EA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. EA: 17.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.58
EA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. EA: 23.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.75  Med: 62.87 Max: 3513
Current: 23.58
16.75
3513
P/B 6.14
EA's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 2331 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. EA: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.4
Current: 6.14
1.42
7.4
P/S 4.62
EA's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 2332 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EA: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.48 Max: 6.86
Current: 4.62
0.92
6.86
PFCF 26.11
EA's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. EA: 26.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.08  Med: 34.48 Max: 2520
Current: 26.11
10.08
2520
POCF 23.33
EA's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. EA: 23.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 27.43 Max: 1149.5
Current: 23.33
9.29
1149.5
EV-to-EBIT 19.72
EA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1791 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.84 vs. EA: 19.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -546  Med: 18.70 Max: 367.5
Current: 19.72
-546
367.5
EV-to-EBITDA 16.23
EA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1937 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. EA: 16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.4  Med: 14.00 Max: 490.7
Current: 16.23
-98.4
490.7
Current Ratio 1.44
EA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. EA: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.58 Max: 5.64
Current: 1.44
1.04
5.64
Quick Ratio 1.42
EA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EA: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.54 Max: 5.52
Current: 1.42
1.01
5.52
Days Inventory 11.42
EA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. EA: 11.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.75  Med: 18.77 Max: 33.03
Current: 11.42
11.75
33.03
Days Sales Outstanding 53.05
EA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. EA: 53.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 30.11 Max: 34.07
Current: 53.05
10.05
34.07
Days Payable 34.30
EA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. EA: 34.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.37  Med: 41.04 Max: 55.52
Current: 34.3
17.37
55.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 26.57
EA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. EA: 26.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
EA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.46  Med: 7.89 Max: 67.68
Current: 26.57
3.46
67.68
Price/Tangible Book 14.92
EA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. EA: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 5.95 Max: 84.96
Current: 14.92
2.56
84.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
EA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 2155 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. EA: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.79
0.4
2.44
Price/Graham Number 4.51
EA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. EA: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.67 Max: 48.81
Current: 4.51
2.01
48.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.06
EA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EA: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.80 Max: 7.4
Current: 5.06
0.3
7.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -15.99
EA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. EA: -15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 2.40 Max: 76.7
Current: -15.99
-15.8
76.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $4273
EPS $ 1.93
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float7.50%
52-Week Range $53.01 - 76.92
Shares Outstanding(Mil)309.31

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 4,523 4,820 5,166
EPS($) 2.75 3.39 4.21
EPS without NRI($) 2.75 3.39 4.21

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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. It operates development studios in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It also engages third parties to assist with the development of games and services at their development and production studios. Internationally, the Company conducts its business through international headquarters in Switzerland and has wholly-owned subsidiaries throughout the world, including offices in Europe, Australia, Asia and Latin America. Its studios and development teams are organized around three divisions: EA Studios, EA Mobile, and Maxis. Each division operates with the support from Global Publishing and Marketing organizations, as well as Digital Platform team. EA Studios is home to a number of studios and development teams and is responsible for developing games and related content and services across an expansive range of game categories. Its franchises include FIFA, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, Battlefield, Mass Effect, Star Wars and Dragon Age. Its studios within the EA Studios organization are located in the United States, Canada and Sweden. The diverse studios within the EA Studios organization have the goal of operating as one collaborative organization through the use of common technologies and shared development frameworks. It also contract with external game developers for development services or to establish publishing and distribution relationships, such as with Respawn Entertainment for Titanfall. 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 organization's brand portfolio includes wholly owned properties such as Plants vs. Zombies, Real Racing and Bejeweled, as well licensed intellectual properties such as Tetris and The Simpsons. The EA Mobile organization also manages Pogo online service, through which the Company offers casual games such as card, puzzle and word games on www.pogo.com, as well as on other platforms. The EA Mobile organization has studios located in the United States, Canada, China, Australia, Finland and India. Certain mobile games, such as those related to EA SPORTS franchises, are developed by the EA Studios organization. Maxis organization focuses on creating compelling games and related content and services that engage player creativity. The Maxis portfolio includes the wholly-owned franchises The Sims and SimCity. Maxis games are developed at studios in the United States. Global Publishing and Marketing organizations are responsible for the distribution, sales, and marketing of products and services, including operations, and manu

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