Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 7th. Electronic Arts Inc. develops, publishes, and distributes branded interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game consoles, personal computers, handheld game players, and cellular handsets. The Company also provides online game-related services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Electronic Arts Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.58 per share on revenues of $1.04 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 31.63.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a loss of $0.36 to a loss $0.37. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.88, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Electronic Arts has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,665||4,212||3,654||3,589||4,143|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.45||-3.40||-2.08||-0.84||0.23|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,061||1,368||955.00||711.00||922.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.62||1.140||0.63||-1.21||-0.15|
Electronic Arts has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)