Shares of Electronic Arts Inc.
dropped 0.54% to $135.71 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Electronic Arts Inc. closed $14.59 short of its 52-week high ($150.30), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 2.17% to $302.75 and Walt Disney Co.
rose 0.84% to $174.41. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 363,384 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.