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How to buy Electronic Arts shares in Singapore | $135.24

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Electronic Arts Inc is an electronic gaming & multimedia business based in the US. Electronic Arts shares (EA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Electronic Arts employs 9,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.6 billion.

How to buy shares in Electronic Arts from Singapore

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Electronic Arts Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EA. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Electronic Arts reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$135.24, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Electronic Arts, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Electronic Arts. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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How has coronavirus impacted Electronic Arts's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Electronic Arts's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$135.24, which is 20.13% up on its pre-crash value of USD$108.01 and 57.82% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$85.69.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Electronic Arts shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$908.87 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,287.48.

Electronic Arts share price

Use our graph to track the performance of EA stocks over time.

Electronic Arts shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-14.
Latest market closeUSD$135.24
52-week rangeUSD$109.8672 - USD$150.1138
50-day moving average USD$140.22
200-day moving average USD$135.8514
Wall St. target priceUSD$162.95
PE ratio 48.3415
Dividend yield USD$0.34 (0.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.87

Is it a good time to buy Electronic Arts stock?

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Electronic Arts price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $135.24

1 week (2021-05-07) N/A
1 month (2021-04-16) -4.12%
3 months (2021-02-18) -8.26%
6 months (2020-11-18) 15.75%
1 year (2020-05-18) 15.47%
2 years (2019-05-17) 39.05%
3 years (2018-05-18) 2.45%
5 years (2016-05-18) 81.55%

Is Electronic Arts under- or over-valued?

Valuing Electronic Arts stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Electronic Arts's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Electronic Arts's P/E ratio

Electronic Arts's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 48x. In other words, Electronic Arts shares trade at around 48x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Electronic Arts's PEG ratio

Electronic Arts's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.0905. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Electronic Arts's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Electronic Arts's EBITDA

Electronic Arts's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Electronic Arts's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Electronic Arts financials

Revenue TTM USD$5.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.65%
Gross profit TTM USD$4.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.38%
Return on equity TTM 10.94%
Profit margin 14.87%
Book value $27.222
Market capitalisation USD$39.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Electronic Arts shares

There are currently 6.1 million Electronic Arts shares held short by investors – that's known as Electronic Arts's "short interest". This figure is 13.2% up from 5.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Electronic Arts shares can be evaluated.

Electronic Arts's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Electronic Arts's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Electronic Arts shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Electronic Arts shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Electronic Arts's SIR currently stands at 3.03. In other words for every 100,000 Electronic Arts shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3030 shares are currently held short.

However Electronic Arts's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Electronic Arts shares, or, against the total number of tradable Electronic Arts shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Electronic Arts's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Electronic Arts shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0215% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Electronic Arts shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Electronic Arts.

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