EA dropped from NASDAQ-100

FIFA publisher no longer one of the 100 largest non-financial companies on American stock exchange; competitor Activision's status unchanged.


FIFA and Battlefield publisher Electronic Arts has been removed from the NASDAQ-100, an index of the 100 largest domestic and international non-financial companies. NASDAQ's recent re-ranking of the index pushed EA off of the list, which will become effective December 24.

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Netflix, Blackberry maker RIM, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters were also dropped. Major EA competitor Activision will remain a member of the NASDAQ-100, and is the only gaming publisher to make the list.

EA shares began the year trading as high as $21, before bottoming out at around $11 in August, and climbing back to about $15 as of this morning.

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