Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA)- Profitability Ratios Proving Vital for Investment: SAP SE (NYSE:SAP)

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $83 with percentage change of -0.52%. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) reported that Q3 revenue ahead of expectations, driven “Battlefield” and “FIFA.” The company may continue with its trend of issuing conservative guidance, while FY2018 would likely be another strong year, Wedbush’s Michael Pachter said in a report. Pachter maintained an Outperform rating on the company, with a price target of $95.

Electronic Arts’ sports titles “continue to generate surprising revenue growth,” Pachter wrote. “It appears that overall Ultimate Team revenues will grow by over 20% to nearly $800 million this year, with ratable growth from Madden NFL and NHL.” The analyst expressed optimism regarding the company’s positive momentum continuing in FY2018. He added that Electronic Arts may “continue its pattern of conservative guidance and regular earnings upside.”

The Co has positive 27.60% profit margins to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margins and operating profit margins are its sub parts that firm have 70.30% and 22.30% respectively. EA has returns on investment of 25.90%. The returns on assets were 18.60% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 36.60%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by EA with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 1.87%. The firm current ratio calculated as 2.10, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 2.10, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.27, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $90.71 with percentage change of -0.87% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margins can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 16.50% profit margins that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Gross profit margin, operating profit margins are its sub parts that firm has 71.60% and 23.20% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, SAP has returns on investment of 11.20% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 8.50% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 15.10%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by SAP with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.56%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.20. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.31 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.56%.

 

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