Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) by 435.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 182,655 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 148,534 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in CA were worth $5,794,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in CA. Sii Investments Inc. WI raised its stake in CA by 19.4% in the fourth quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 9,473 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $300,000 after buying an additional 1,540 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its stake in CA by 1,228.8% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 530,110 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $16,855,000 after buying an additional 490,217 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH bought a new stake in CA during the fourth quarter worth about $249,000. FMR LLC raised its stake in CA by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 119,299 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,790,000 after buying an additional 621 shares during the period. Finally, TCW Group Inc. raised its stake in CA by 66.2% in the fourth quarter. TCW Group Inc. now owns 38,547 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,225,000 after buying an additional 15,347 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 71.69% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CA (NASDAQ:CA)

Shares of CA Inc. (NASDAQ CA) traded down 0.16% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $31.68. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,108,239 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.12 and a beta of 0.92. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $32.05 and its 200 day moving average is $32.08. CA Inc. has a 12 month low of $30.01 and a 12 month high of $34.99.

CA (NASDAQ:CA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 11th. The technology company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.05. CA had a return on equity of 17.15% and a net margin of 19.20%. The business had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $996.59 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that CA Inc. will post $2.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th were paid a dividend of $0.255 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 23rd. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.21%. CA’s dividend payout ratio is 55.14%.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 28th. Evercore ISI lowered CA from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. FIG Partners upgraded CA to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the company from $40.00 to $42.25 in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of CA in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Finally, DA Davidson lowered CA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.25.

About CA

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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