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After strong reviews, Piper says estimates for Battlefield 1 may be too low

Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson noted that Electronic Arts' upcoming Battlefield 1 is getting strong early reviews, with an average "metacritic" rating of 87.5 that tops similar action shooters over the past year. Given the strong reviews, Olson said his estimate for 14M units of Battlefield 1 through FY17 may prove to be conservative. He keeps an Overweight rating and $89 price target on Electronic Arts shares.

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MSCO
09/23/16
INITIATION
Target $101
MSCO
Overweight
Electronic Arts initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak initiated Electronic Arts with an Overweight and a $56 price target. The analyst is bullish on the digital gaming shift away from "units sold" to a business model based on users, engagement, and digital monetization. He sees digital in-gam offerings resulting in recurring and growth user bases, increased per-game engagement, and further monetization opportunities. Nowak is also bullish on EA's mobile advertising opportunity, which can $150M of revenue in FY18 and FIFA mobile opportunity.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak initiated Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Electronic Arts (EA), both with Overweight ratings. The analyst is bullish on the digital gaming shift away from "units sold" to a business model based on users, engagement, and digital monetization. He sees digital in-game offerings resulting in recurring and growth user bases, increased per-game engagement, and further monetization opportunities. 2. AstraZeneca (AZN) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) both initiated with Overweight ratings by Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss. 3. Achillion (ACHN) initiated with an Outperform by Wedbush analyst Heather Behanna, who set a $13 price target on the shares. 4. Sysco (SYY) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays and $48 price target by analyst Karen Short. 5. Five Below (FIVE), Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Dollar General (DG) all initiated with Equal Weight ratings by Barclays analyst Karen Short. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/14/16
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Sept. NPD video game software sales fell 31%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes September NPD video game software sales fell 31% year-over-year amid a tough comparison with launches last year of Konami's Metal Gear Solid V and Nintendo's Super Mario Maker. Top sellers this year were Take-Two's (TTWO) NBA 2K17 and Electronic Arts' (EA) Madden NFL 17 and FIFA, Olson tells investors in a research note. He views Take-Two as the biggest winner for the full September quarter. The analyst keeps Overweight ratings on Take-Two, EA, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and GameStop (GME).
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10/14/16
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Target $94
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Outperform
Electronic Arts price target raised to $94 from $88 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Andrew Uerkwitz raised his price target for Electronic Arts to $94 from $88 as initial reviews of the core titles this calendar year give him confidence that the company will deliver what it promised, namely leaner development cost through a shared game engine, and a focus on game quality and portfolio strength. He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.

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