The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.15, or -0.12%, to $125.32. The Electronic Arts Inc. has recorded 267,240 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Electronic Arts Reports Q4 and FY23 Results.
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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $125.47 and fluctuated between $126.75 as its day high and $124.74 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Electronic Arts Inc. is $34.37B. A total of 2.53 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.21M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, EA has seen 1 BUY and 8 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 8,077 and the disposition of 19,413 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 79 BUYs and 154 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 374,485 shares during that period but sold 343,257.
In the most recent transaction, Simonson Richard A sold 10,000 shares of EA for 125.66 per share on May 11. After the transaction, the Director now owns 58,723 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 01, Miele Laura sold 1,500 shares at 127.28 per share. EA shares that Chief Operating Officer owns now total 25,270.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Singh Vijayanthimala disposed of 800 shares on May 01 at a per-share price of $127.28. This resulted in the Chief People Officer holding 22,955 shares of EA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Wilson Andrew sold 5,000 shares at $128.92 per share on Apr 24. Company shares held by the CEO and Board Chair now total 65,274.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Electronic Arts Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.76, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.61%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 33.87. EA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/30/2023 when it declared a $0.19 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/21/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/22/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 2/28/2023. The EA stock dividend was $0.19 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for EA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $138.44 with high estimates of $150.00 and low estimates of $125.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EA has a high of $142.79 and a low of $108.53.
As of this writing, EA has an earnings estimate of $1 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 21 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.26 per share and a lower estimate of $0.42. The company reported an EPS of $2.8 in the last quarter, which was -8.20% lower than expectations of $3.05.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. EA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $3.06B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $1.88B in debt and $3.51B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $27.36, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $7.62B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EA is Buy with a score of 4.00.