NASDAQ:CA - CA Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$44.44 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 12:45 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.44
Today's Range$44.44 - $44.44
52-Week Range$31.97 - $44.47
VolumeN/A
Average Volume7.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.58 billion
P/E Ratio19.16
Dividend Yield2.30%
Beta0.73
CA, Inc., doing business as CA technologies, develops, markets, delivers, and licenses software products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Services. The Mainframe Solutions segment offers solutions for the IBM z Systems platform, which runs various mission critical business applications. Its mainframe solutions enable customers enhance economics by increasing throughput and lowering cost per transaction; increasing business agility through DevOps tooling and processes; increasing reliability and availability of operations through machine intelligence and automation solutions; and protecting enterprise data with security and compliance. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides a range of software planning, development, and management tools for mobile, cloud, and distributed computing environments. It primarily provides customers secure application development, infrastructure management, automation, and identity-centric security solutions. The Services segment offers various services, such as consulting, implementation, application management, education, and support services to commercial and government customers for implementation and adoption of its software solutions. The company serves banks, insurance companies, other financial services providers, government agencies, information technology service providers, telecommunication providers, transportation companies, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational organizations, and health care institutions. It sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through various partner channels comprising resellers, service providers, system integrators, managed service providers, and technology partners. The company was formerly known as Computer Associates International, Inc. and changed its name to CA, Inc. in 2006. CA, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP12673P10
Phone1-800-225-5224

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio2.21
Quick Ratio2.21

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.16
Forward P/E Ratio17.29
P/E Growth3.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.24 billion
Price / Sales4.39
Cash Flow$3.2367 per share
Price / Cash13.73
Book Value$14.14 per share
Price / Book3.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.32
Net Income$476 million
Net Margins11.19%
Return on Equity15.11%
Return on Assets7.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees11,300
Outstanding Shares418,170,000
Market Cap$18.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

CA (NASDAQ:CA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CA's stock symbol?

CA trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CA."

How often does CA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CA?

CA announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.255 per share on Tuesday, September 11th. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 22nd. View CA's Dividend History.

How were CA's earnings last quarter?

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The technology company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.14. The technology company had revenue of $938 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.05 billion. CA had a net margin of 11.19% and a return on equity of 15.11%. The company's revenue was down 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. View CA's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for CA?

9 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for CA's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect CA's stock price to reach $37.2125 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for CA.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CA?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CA in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CA.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about CA stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about CA stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "CA is benefiting from higher Mainframe new sales. Solid demand for its recently launched Trusted Access Manager for Z, a Mainframe solution, is a tailwind. Additionally, the company’s “go to market” sales strategy integrating the commercial functions of sales, marketing, brand management, pricing and consumer insight, is helping it in lowering costs, thereby improving the bottom line. Estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s Q2 earnings release. Nonetheless, intensifying competition and currency volatility are headwinds. However, shares have demonstrated solid momentum post Broadcom’s acquisition proposal of $18.90 billion, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of calendar 2018. The company has mixed record of earnings surprises in recent quarters." (10/8/2018)
  • 2. Credit Suisse Group AG analysts commented, "We hosted several investor meetings with CFO Kieran McGrath, IR Traci Tsuchiguchi and Stefan Putyera. We come away appreciating the company’s opportunity in helping enterprises become “modern software factories.” While nothing material was disclosed, we offer the following highlights: Organic Growth. The company mid-term is solving for low-single-digit revenue and mid-single-digit OCF growth, combined with shareholder-friendly capital allocation. The opportunity to deliver sustainable organic growth is supported by investments in innovation, mix shift to more SaaS and growth-oriented products, and continued journey of execution improvements." (3/20/2018)

Has CA been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CA stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CA earned a news sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting CA?

CA saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 26,177,981 shares, an increase of 4.5% from the October 15th total of 27,424,432 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,728,614 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Approximately 6.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View CA's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of CA's key competitors?

Who are CA's key executives?

CA's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. Gregoire, Chairman & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ayman Sayed, Pres & Chief Product Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kieran J. McGrath, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Lauren Patricia Flaherty, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Russell M. Artzt, Co-Founder (Age 71)

Who are CA's major shareholders?

CA's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.28%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.04%), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ (1.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.36%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.00%) and FIL Ltd (0.92%). Company insiders that own CA stock include Adam Elster, Anthony J Radesca, Ayman Sayed, Jacob Lamm, Lauren Patricia Flaherty, Michael P Gregoire and Paul L Pronsati. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CA.

Which institutional investors are selling CA stock?

CA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., LSV Asset Management, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Conning Inc. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. Company insiders that have sold CA company stock in the last year include Anthony J Radesca, Ayman Sayed, Jacob Lamm, Lauren Patricia Flaherty, Michael P Gregoire and Paul L Pronsati. View Insider Buying and Selling for CA.

Which institutional investors are buying CA stock?

CA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, FIL Ltd, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for CA.

How do I buy shares of CA?

Shares of CA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CA's stock price today?

One share of CA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.44.

How big of a company is CA?

CA has a market capitalization of $18.58 billion and generates $4.24 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $476 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.32 on an earnings per share basis. CA employs 11,300 workers across the globe.

What is CA's official website?

The official website for CA is http://www.ca.com.

How can I contact CA?

CA's mailing address is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The technology company can be reached via phone at 1-800-225-5224 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for CA (NASDAQ CA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  630 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  735 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,365
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CA and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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