Insider Activity - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA)

Joanna Estrada
September 13, 2017

In other Electronic Arts news, CFO Blake J. Jorgensen sold 10,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 7th. Ascend Capital Lc holds 602,403 shares. The Arkansas-based Stephens Ar has invested 0.01% in Electronic Arts Inc. The stock increased 2.73% or $2.26 on September 11, reaching $85.07. About 1.27 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 34.80% the S&P500. It also upped Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) stake by 20,252 shares and now owns 148,290 shares. Shares were disposed in a price range of $105.98, amounting to $158,970.00. after the transaction, the EVP has an ownership of 33,345 company stock worth at $3,533,903.10. MA now owns 8,077,235 shares of the game software company's stock worth $723,074,000 after purchasing an additional 1,064,602 shares in the last quarter. Monsanto Co now has $51.59 billion valuation.

The stock decreased 0.15% or GBX 0.09 on September 8, reaching GBX 56.5. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It also increased its holding in Bristol (NYSE:BMY) by 19,801 shares in the quarter, for a total of 152,130 shares, and has risen its stake in Apple Computer (NASDAQ:AAPL). Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 199,614 shares in the company, valued at $23,382,783.96. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was raised too.

Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 26 sales for $50.31 million activity. (EA) Stock Is a Sports Game Cash Cow" on August 18, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Should You Buy Electronic Arts Inc. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Electronic Arts during the third quarter worth about $140,000. (NASDAQ:EA). Pier Cap Ltd Liability Corporation, a Connecticut-based fund reported 8,129 shares. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by HOAG JAY C on Tuesday, May 23. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 21,917 shares of the game software company's stock valued at $1,961,000 after acquiring an additional 7,795 shares in the last quarter. On Monday, May 1 the insider LINZNER JOEL sold $379,658.

Among 22 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $130.00 price objective (up from $115.00) on shares of Electronic Arts in a report on Sunday, July 30th. (EA) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons" published on September 01, 2017, Investorplace.com published: "Value Electronic Arts Inc.

Goldman Sachs added the stock to its research portfolio with an initial rating of "Buy". On Wednesday, February 15 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy" on Friday, August 25. LLC raised its stake in Electronic Arts by 113.9% in the third quarter. (NASDAQ:EA) in a report issued on Friday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, June 23 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:EA) on Monday, July 27 with "Neutral" rating. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 1 by Benchmark.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its stake in Electronic Arts Inc. The company was initiated on Friday, September 23 by Morgan Stanley. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Electronic Arts by 928.4% during the second quarter. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by MOORE PETER R. on Monday, April 3.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.17, from 1.2 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 71 investors sold EA shares while 214 reduced holdings. 290.67 million shares or 1.29% less from 294.46 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) accumulated 2,100 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca invested in 0.01% or 4,900 shares. 10 were reported by Valley Natl Advisers. (NASDAQ:EA). Waratah Advsr Ltd accumulated 7,890 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Raymond James & has 0.02% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 17,354 shares. The game software company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.22. (NASDAQ:EA). Boston Prtn owns 805,088 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Calvert Invest Mgmt holds 15,750 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Moreover, Bank Of America Corp De has 0% invested in the company for 1 shares. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 151,478 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Usa) has invested 1.09% in Electronic Arts Inc.

Rothschild Asset Mngmt holds 279,694 shares. (NASDAQ:EA) or 10,000 shares.

Analysts await Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) to report earnings on October, 4 before the open. During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.07 earnings per share. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $2.41 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $5.06. (NASDAQ:HAS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Igas Energy PLC had 17 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $81 target in Monday, October 26 report. The company was maintained on Monday, September 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company has market cap of $37.43 billion. Canaccord Genuity maintained IGAS Energy PLC (LON:IGAS) on Thursday, August 24 with "Buy" rating. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to "Hold".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2016 Q4.

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