CA, Inc. (CA) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank

Swiss National Bank boosted its position in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) by 0.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,164,222 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,600 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in CA were worth $38,745,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CA. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in CA by 12.0% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,244,351 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,009,556,000 after purchasing an additional 3,240,645 shares during the period. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ increased its holdings in shares of CA by 541.5% in the third quarter. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ now owns 3,150,132 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $105,151,000 after buying an additional 2,659,100 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. increased its holdings in shares of CA by 1,758.9% in the third quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 1,219,309 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $40,699,000 after buying an additional 1,153,717 shares in the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. bought a new position in shares of CA in the third quarter valued at $22,192,000. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of CA by 182.0% in the third quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 909,370 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $30,355,000 after buying an additional 586,900 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 68.98% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) opened at $35.34 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a current ratio of 1.24. CA, Inc. has a one year low of $30.45 and a one year high of $36.56. The stock has a market cap of $14,734.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.70.

CA (NASDAQ:CA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The technology company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.20. CA had a net margin of 10.23% and a return on equity of 16.52%. The company had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.07 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.63 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that CA, Inc. will post 2.37 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.255 per share. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 21st. CA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 100.99%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $33.70 price target (down previously from $40.00) on shares of CA in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Evercore ISI reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of CA in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price target on shares of CA in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on CA from $34.00 to $37.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. CA presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.23.

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CA Company Profile

CA, Inc (CA) is engaged in providing software solutions enabling customers to plan, develop, manage and secure applications and enterprise environments across distributed, cloud, mobile and mainframe platforms. The Company operates through three business segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services.

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