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How has CA, Inc.:(NASDAQ:CA) performed recently?

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14018.6. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 18.11, a forward P/E of 12.43 and EPS of 1.79. At a stock price of 32.47 (0.71%) it has a dividend yield of 3.14%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 2.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -2.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.57% and more long-term 0.81% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.30%.

For performance, CA, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -4.72%. For the last month performance for CA, Inc. is -4.23%. While the last quarter is -0.80% and half year, 6.68%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.06%.

The 52-week high for CA, Inc., is at -6.50%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.19%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.01% and 6.66% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.42%, and for the month it is 1.32%. CA, Inc., has a target price of 33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.36, and for total debt/equity CA, Inc. has 0.36. The gross margin is 85.40%, while operating margin is 27.70%, the profit margin is 18.90%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 70.50%. CA, Inc. has a payout ratio of 55.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 431.74. The shares float is 314.44, with the float short at 4.37%, with short ratio coming to 5.97.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CA, Inc., get 7.00%, with its returns on investment at 11.20%. Return on equity is 14.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 33, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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