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Electronic Arts (EA) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at BTIG Research

Electronic Arts (EA) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at BTIG Research

Skytop Capital Management Llc bought 12,000 shares as the company's stock rose 23.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 37,248 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.40 million, down from 41,590 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Newbrook Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $34.84B market cap company. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $53.49. Amer Century invested in 0.32% or 2.71M shares. KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has risen 43.92% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.

Bp Plc increased its stake in Facebook Inc A (FB) by 6.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barton Investment Management bought 2,650 shares as the company's stock rose 23.30% with the market. Bp Plc who had been investing in Facebook Inc A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $521.16B market cap company. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD increased its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 1.4% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Electronic Arts by 144.5% during the 3rd quarter. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 30 sales for $30.68 million activity. On Tuesday, January 2 Singh Vijayanthimala sold $21,170 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares. LINZNER JOEL sold 4,000 shares worth $478,212. About 2.85M shares traded. Also, CFO Blake J. Jorgensen sold 10,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 9th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Coupa Software Inc by 2.35M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.38M shares, and cut its stake in Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Williams Jones Associates Ltd Co has invested 0.02% in Electronic Arts Inc. Electronic Arts Inc. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $80.46 and its 200 day moving average price is $80.50. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Wednesday, November 1. (NASDAQ:EA) for 35 shares. Parkside Savings Bank & Tru owns 0.02% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. Jennison Ltd holds 0.12% or 955,543 shares in its portfolio. 73,672 were reported by Fjarde Ap. Waldron LP stated it has 6,362 shares. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Electronic Arts by 34.4% during the 4th quarter.

Oppenheimer & Close Llc, which manages about $284.26M and $96.62 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hurco Companies Inc (NASDAQ:HURC) by 33,037 shares to 14,375 shares, valued at $598,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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Perritt Capital Management Inc holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Data I/O Corporation for 140,000 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 0.23% or 317,541 shares. Ativo Capital Management Llc owns 120,023 shares or 0.32% of their U.S. portfolio. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited accumulated 338,358 shares.

Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. They expect $1.11 EPS, down 17.78% or $0.24 from last year's $1.35 per share. Finally, Sit Investment Associates Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 11.5% in the 4th quarter. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and twenty-four have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 92% are positive. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $94.00 price objective on shares of Electronic Arts in a report on Thursday. Btc Management stated it has 0.05% in Electronic Arts Inc. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with "Buy" on Wednesday, February 1. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, July 26 with "Buy". Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a "buy" rating and set a $128.00 target price on shares of Electronic Arts in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by Wedbush. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, September 23 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, June 12 report. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, February 1. $2.77 million worth of Facebook, Inc. After $1.59 actual EPS reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.01% EPS growth.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 selling transactions for $950.72 million activity. $8.09M worth of Electronic Arts Inc. MARIO ERNEST sold $2.42M worth of stock. Shares for $109.70M were sold by Koum Jan on Wednesday, August 30.

Among 33 analysts covering Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Facebook had 216 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, November 2 with "Overweight". Commonwealth Bank of Australia grew its position in Electronic Arts by 491.4% in the 2nd quarter. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of EA in report on Wednesday, March 30 to "Long-Term Buy" rating.


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