Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new stake in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,129,339 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $49,860,000. Marshall Wace LLP owned 0.27% of CA at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of CA by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 34,073,336 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,504,338,000 after purchasing an additional 662,903 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in CA by 8.6% during the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,870,552 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $82,581,000 after buying an additional 147,545 shares in the last quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group lifted its position in CA by 4,271.7% during the 3rd quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 36,635 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $829,000 after buying an additional 35,797 shares in the last quarter. Exane Asset Management acquired a new position in CA during the 3rd quarter worth about $7,980,000. Finally, Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired a new position in CA during the 3rd quarter worth about $903,000. 69.66% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NASDAQ CA remained flat at $$44.44 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $18.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.84 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a current ratio of 2.21, a quick ratio of 2.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. CA, Inc. has a 52-week low of $31.97 and a 52-week high of $44.47.

CA has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 9th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of CA from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $38.52.

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About CA

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.

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