Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, video game publisher Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: EA ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Electronic Arts and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Electronic Arts facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Redwood City, Calif. (1982)|
|Market Cap||$4.2 billion|
|Industry||Home entertainment software|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.1 billion|
|Management||CEO John Riccitiello (since April 2007)
CFO Blake Jorgensen (since September 2012)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(5.2%)|
|Cash/Debt||$1.4 billion / $544.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 12% of the 2,234 members who have rated Electronic Arts believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Electronic Arts] makes a lot of crappy video games. A big part of their strategy is tied to their exclusive deal with the NFL for Madden. Low morale at [Electronic Arts] is an old, old story. Console gaming is struggling, and [Electronic Arts] is definitely not the best in its class.
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