Electronic Arts to change stock ticker

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) ? Video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. said Thursday that its Nasdaq stock exchange ticker symbol will change to “EA” from its previous “ERTS.”

The Redwood City, Calif.-based company said the new symbol will become effective when the market opens on Tuesday.

Shares of Electronic arts rose 58 cents, or 2.9 percent, to $20.92.