ZNGA : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Of Stress Tests & IPOs - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 27, 2014
    Citi's failed stress test and lukewarm reception to the IPO of Candy Crush maker are the day's notable developments.
  2. Imagine The Upside If Facebook Solved Its Biggest Problem

    August 1, 2013
    Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) jumped to over $34 last week, marking the first time since its IPO that the stock has traded that high. ...
  3. Zynga Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    On Jul 10, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Zynga Inc to a Zacks Rank #1
  4. Hasbro Buys Stake in Backflip Studios - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Toy maker Hasbro acquired a 70% stake in Boulder, Colo.-based Backflip Studios for $112 million in an all-cash deal.
  5. EA Releases New Sims 3 DLC - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Electronic Arts announced that its latest expansion pack, The Sims 3 Island Paradise, is available for PC and Apple's Mac ...
  6. Zynga Buys Spooky Cool Labs - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    In a bid to gain traction in the online casino-style gaming market, Zynga has reportedly acquired a Chicago-based gaming ...
  7. EA Works on Boosting Sims Franchise - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) and GlassLab are jointly developing SimCityEDU, an educational game from the Sims franchise. SimCityEDU ...
  8. Hasbro Signs Agreement with PopCap - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    In order to enhance the brand's gaming experiences, toy maker Hasbro Inc. (HAS) recently signed a licensing agreement with ...
  9. EA Launches Word Derby - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Consistent with its strategy of expanding into the social gaming market,leading video game developer and publisher Electronic ...
  10. FB, Zynga Modify Agreement - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Reportedly, Facebook Inc. (FB) and Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) have made several changes to their current business agreement through ...
  11. Activision, Marvel Extend Ties - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) and Marvel Entertainment LLC, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), continue to ...
  12. Can Facebook Get Through Another Lock-up Expiration Quietly?

    November 16, 2012
    Another huge slug of shares will expand Facebook's public float. But this stock has been volatile and controversial from ...
  13. Hasbro Launching New Zynga Games - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    In order to expand its global branded play experiences, toy maker Hasbro Inc. (HAS) will launch a new line of gaming products ...
  14. EA's FIFA 13 Maintains Momentum - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    After a stupendous opening day sales by Electronic Arts Inc.'s (EA) FIFA Soccer 13, the company sold 4.5 million units of ...
  15. EA's FIFA 13 Off to a Kicking Start - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) said that its FIFA Soccer 13 recorded an astounding opening day sales in North America with 353k ...
  16. Avoid This Investment at All Costs

    September 13, 2012
    Wall Street is infamous for investment scams and shady deals.  The market got a big taste of that in 2008, after Bernie ...
  17. Activision Expands on Kindle Fire - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    Video game publisher, Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) is extending its reach on mobile platforms. Activision recently announced ...
  18. Video Games Sales Slump Continues - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the ninth consecutive month in August 2012. According to market research firm NPD, U.S ...
  19. EA's PopCap Unit Reduces Workforce - Analyst Blog

    August 23, 2012
    Video game bellwether Electronic Arts Inc.'s (EA) unit PopCap Games has downsized its workforce by roughly 12% in the North ...
  20. The End of the Social Media ETF Nightmare? - ETF News And Commentary

    August 13, 2012
    Apparently, the minute before the Facebook (FB) IPO was the high water mark for the broad social media industry, at least ...
  21. Stock Market News for August 13, 2012 - Market News

    August 13, 2012
    Friday marked another session of paltry gains for the markets where volumes reached significantly low levels. In the absence ...
  22. Video Game Sales Down in July - Analyst Blog

    August 10, 2012
    Video game retail sales declined for the eighth consecutive month in July 2012. According to market research firm NPD, U.S ...
  23. EA's Loss Narrows in 1Q - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Video games developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) reported first quarter 2013 non-GAAP loss of 41 cents per ...
  24. Earnings Preview: EA - Analyst Blog

    July 31, 2012
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is scheduled to release its fiscal first quarter 2013 results after market closes today. In the ...
  25. Video Game Sales Slide in June - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    Video game retail sales continued its downward slide in June 2012. According to market research firm NPD, U.S video game ...
  26. Bull Vs. Bear - Tech IPOs Undermine Investors' Interests

    June 25, 2012
    Find out why this bear believes tech IPOs are paving golden exits for company managers and trying to sell overhyped operations ...
  27. Video Games Sales in a Rough Patch - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Video game sales for the month of May 2012 plunged 28% to $516.6 million from the comparable previous-year period, according ...
  28. EA Plans to Boost Star Wars' Fandom - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2012
    Afflicted with a dwindling sales figure of Star Wars: The Old Republic, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is reportedly set to offer ...
  29. Company News for June 12, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 12, 2012
    •    Shares of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) fell 8.9%, the highest in the last eight months, following news that Chief Executive ...
  30. Data Leak Affects LinkedIn - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Professional networking major LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) and online dating service eHarmony recently made public announcements ...
  31. A Trader's Guide to Ancestry.com (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  32. 3 Reasons To Venture Into GSV Capital

    April 4, 2012
    Michael Moe, founder of Think Equity Partners, has spent his career investing in growth companies. Now he's set up a BDC ...
  33. ETFs For Facebook IPO

    February 14, 2012
    Both the social media and IPO ETFs will likely add Facebook to their portfolios in the coming months.
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