Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Reaches $114.54 After 4.00% Up Move; Insmed (INSM) Sentiment Is 3.74

January 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.24% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $114.54. About 2.10 million shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $35.27B company. It was reported on Jan, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $119.12 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:EA worth $1.41 billion more.

Insmed Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies for patients with rare diseases. The company has market cap of $2.29 billion. The companyÂ’s lead product candidate is ARIKAYCE or liposomal amikacin for inhalation, a formulation of amikacin that is in late-stage clinical development for adult patients with treatment refractory nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease caused by Mycobacterium avium complex. It currently has negative earnings. It is also developing INS1007, a novel oral reversible inhibitor of dipeptidyl peptidase 1, which has completed a Phase I clinical study for activating neutrophil serine proteases that are implicated in the pathology of chronic inflammatory lung diseases, such as non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis; and INS1009, an inhaled nanoparticle formulation of a treprostinil prodrug, which has completed a Phase I clinical study for treating rare pulmonary disorders, including pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. The company has market cap of $35.27 billion. It develops and publishes games primarily under the Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, The Sims, and Plants v. It has a 30.21 P/E ratio. Zombies brands; and license games from others, such as FIFA, Madden NFL, and Star Wars, as well as publishes and distributes games developed by third parties.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 30 selling transactions for $30.68 million activity. Schatz Jacob J. sold $113,600 worth of stock. Soderlund Patrick sold $944,324 worth of stock. Shares for $467,843 were sold by LINZNER JOEL. On Tuesday, January 2 Bruzzo Chris sold $162,767 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) or 1,500 shares. 10,000 shares were sold by Jorgensen Blake J, worth $1.17 million. Shares for $89,848 were sold by Miele Laura on Friday, September 1. $978,201 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by Wilson Andrew.

Among 26 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Electronic Arts had 80 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 12 with “Buy”. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 8 report. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, November 19. Jefferies maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Wednesday, November 1. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $138.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by Jefferies. Hilliard Lyons upgraded Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Tuesday, February 9 to “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy”. The firm has “Long-Term Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Hilliard Lyons. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 35 investors sold Electronic Arts Inc. shares while 217 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 281.04 million shares or 1.59% less from 285.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mckinley Cap Management Ltd Delaware stated it has 3,735 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Winslow Mgmt Lc holds 1.60 million shares. Aimz Invest Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2,400 shares. Amica Retiree Trust owns 0.2% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 2,195 shares. First Bancshares Of Hutchinson invested 0.18% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.08% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Massachusetts Fincl Com Ma stated it has 7.81 million shares. Caxton Associates Lp owns 0.56% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 132,500 shares. Baring Asset Management Limited reported 13,694 shares stake. Texas Yale reported 1,735 shares. South Texas Money Management has 1.87% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 334,022 shares. Moreover, Susquehanna Interest Grp Inc Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.01% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 93,813 shares. 466,297 are owned by Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can. Moreover, Asset Management One Limited has 0.14% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 684,184 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $2.06 earnings per share, down 15.92% or $0.39 from last year’s $2.45 per share. EA’s profit will be $634.33M for 13.90 P/E if the $2.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual earnings per share reported by Electronic Arts Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 312.00% EPS growth.

Analysts await Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ:INSM) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $-0.66 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.44 from last year’s $-1.1 per share. After $-0.69 actual earnings per share reported by Insmed Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.35% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $2.70 million activity.

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