Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio cut its stake in shares of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) by 4.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 105,951 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 4,681 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in CA were worth $3,537,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CA. Sii Investments Inc. WI raised its stake in shares of CA by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 8,039 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $278,000 after buying an additional 131 shares in the last quarter. Security National Bank of Sioux City Iowa IA raised its stake in shares of CA by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Security National Bank of Sioux City Iowa IA now owns 26,759 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $922,000 after buying an additional 147 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. raised its stake in shares of CA by 4.2% during the 2nd 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. Sentry Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of CA by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 19,884 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $685,000 after buying an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commerce Bank raised its stake in shares of CA by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter. Commerce Bank now owns 8,640 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $298,000 after buying an additional 384 shares in the last quarter. 68.87% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, EVP Lauren Patricia Flaherty sold 24,843 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.59, for a total transaction of $809,633.37. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 82,000 shares in the company, valued at $2,672,380. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 0.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) opened at $33.50 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $14,020.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. CA, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $30.45 and a fifty-two week high of $36.54.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th were issued a dividend of $0.255 per share. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 29th. CA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 58.96%.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on CA shares. BidaskClub raised CA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays dropped their price objective on CA from $36.00 to $34.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine raised CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Finally, Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of CA in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. CA has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.70.

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CA 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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