Great West Life Assurance Co. Can grew its stake in shares of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) by 1.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 274,167 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,810 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned 0.07% of CA worth $9,036,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its position in CA by 26.2% during the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,148 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 654 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its position in CA by 419.6% during the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,871 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 3,126 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its position in CA by 4.2% during the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 4,227 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $145,000 after buying an additional 169 shares in the last quarter. AT Bancorp purchased a new stake in shares of CA in the second quarter valued at $165,000. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. purchased a new stake in shares of CA in the second quarter valued at $202,000. 69.11% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

CA has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded CA from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. ValuEngine raised CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Barclays lowered their price objective on CA from $36.00 to $34.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “sector weight” rating on shares of CA in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.70.

In other CA news, insider Michael P. Gregoire sold 71,235 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.38, for a total transaction of $2,377,824.30. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 285,652 shares in the company, valued at $9,535,063.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Lauren Patricia Flaherty sold 24,843 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.59, for a total value of $809,633.37. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 82,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,672,380. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 112,427 shares of company stock valued at $3,734,332. 0.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of CA, Inc. (CA) opened at $33.22 on Wednesday. CA, Inc. has a 1 year low of $30.45 and a 1 year high of $36.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a current ratio of 1.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $13,891.46, a PE ratio of 15.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.43 and a beta of 0.74.

CA (NASDAQ:CA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The technology company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.62. CA had a return on equity of 15.74% and a net margin of 17.83%. The firm had revenue of $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that CA, Inc. will post 2.25 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.255 per share. This represents a $1.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. CA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.62%.

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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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