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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 14346.73. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 19.32, a forward P/E of 13.13 and EPS of 1.78. At a stock price of 34.72 (0.75%) it has a dividend yield of 2.90%.

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 3.59% and more long-term 1.51% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 25.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.40%.

For performance, CA, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.14%. For the last month performance for CA, Inc. is 8.98%. While the last quarter is 15.39% and half year, 24.33%. Finally for the year, performance is 21.98%.

The 52-week high for CA, Inc., is at -0.06%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 43.08%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.34% and 17.58% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.23%, and for the month it is 1.27%. CA, Inc., has a target price of 32.

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 85.50%, while operating margin is 28.20%, the profit margin is 19.30%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 70.90%. CA, Inc. has a payout ratio of 54.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 416.33. The shares float is 315.89, with the float short at 4.25%, with short ratio coming to 4.89.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CA, Inc., get 7.10%, with its returns on investment at 11.20%. Return on equity is 14.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 32, 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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