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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.13
CA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 2111 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. CA: 2.13 )
CA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 2.18
Current: 2.13

0.03
2.18
Equity to Asset 0.53
CA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CA: 0.53 )
CA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.53

0.2
0.53
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.31
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
10.08%
21.90%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 30.89
CA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2090 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. CA: 30.89 )
CA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -37.49   Max: 47.96
Current: 30.89

-37.49
47.96
Net-margin (%) 18.12
CA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2090 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CA: 18.12 )
CA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.18   Max: 27.79
Current: 18.12

-38.18
27.79
ROE (%) 14.12
CA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. CA: 14.12 )
CA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.2   Max: 58.68
Current: 14.12

-21.2
58.68
ROA (%) 6.94
CA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CA: 6.94 )
CA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.35   Max: 18.28
Current: 6.94

-8.35
18.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 482.02
CA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.15 vs. CA: 482.02 )
CA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -113.72   Max: 429.37
Current: 482.02

-113.72
429.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.90
CA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CA: 4.90 )
CA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.6   Max: 17.1
Current: 4.9

-21.6
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
CA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CA: 5.60 )
CA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.6   Max: 55.4
Current: 5.6

-38.6
55.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
CA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. CA: 7.50 )
CA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.1   Max: 259.6
Current: 7.5

-61.1
259.6
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 85,457 sh (+568.1%)
Jeremy Grantham 620,532 sh (+542.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 988,175 sh (+175.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,265 sh (+100.98%)
David Dreman 76,582 sh (+86.32%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,492,808 sh (+27.01%)
John Buckingham 49,388 sh (+19.29%)
James Barrow 9,731,410 sh (+9.27%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
John Hussman 486,000 sh (-1.02%)
Private Capital 1,083,228 sh (-2.83%)
Ken Fisher 270,071 sh (-3.86%)
NWQ Managers 8,685,514 sh (-9.96%)
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Q2 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 2,764,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 264,746 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,936 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 48,495 sh (+265.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,370,381 sh (+38.68%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,833,480 sh (+22.82%)
James Barrow 11,486,780 sh (+18.04%)
Jeremy Grantham 654,332 sh (+5.45%)
John Buckingham 50,086 sh (+1.41%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 481,000 sh (-1.03%)
Private Capital 1,054,738 sh (-2.63%)
Ken Fisher 239,671 sh (-11.26%)
NWQ Managers 6,969,411 sh (-19.76%)
David Dreman 51,597 sh (-32.63%)
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Q3 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Buckingham 202,029 sh (+303.36%)
Ray Dalio 708,197 sh (+167.5%)
David Dreman 68,507 sh (+32.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,718,606 sh (+25.41%)
Jeremy Grantham 736,630 sh (+12.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 52,158 sh (+7.55%)
Ken Fisher 252,626 sh (+5.41%)
James Barrow 11,761,170 sh (+2.39%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,846,403 sh (+0.7%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,791 sh (-0.4%)
Private Capital 1,035,438 sh (-1.83%)
NWQ Managers 6,517,678 sh (-6.48%)
Jim Simons 2,204,700 sh (-20.25%)
John Hussman 205,000 sh (-57.38%)
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Q4 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Brian Rogers 2,750,000 sh (+10%)
John Buckingham 203,548 sh (+0.75%)
James Barrow 11,749,479 sh (-0.1%)
Ken Fisher 249,895 sh (-1.08%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,353 sh (-1.22%)
David Dreman 66,188 sh (-3.39%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,700,850 sh (-7.88%)
John Hussman 182,000 sh (-11.22%)
Private Capital 911,773 sh (-11.94%)
NWQ Managers 5,487,624 sh (-15.8%)
Jeremy Grantham 529,932 sh (-28.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 588,640 sh (-65.75%)
Jim Simons 513,100 sh (-76.73%)
Ray Dalio 160,097 sh (-77.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,829 sh (-83.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Private Capital 2014-12-31 Reduce -11.94%0.41%$25.52 - $31.37 $ 32.5211%911773
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -65.75%0.32%$25.52 - $31.37 $ 32.5211%588640
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 Reduce -15.8%0.32%$25.52 - $31.37 $ 32.5211%5487624
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Reduce -77.39%0.12%$25.52 - $31.37 $ 32.5211%160097
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -57.38%0.63%$27.64 - $29.64 $ 32.5214%205000
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -6.48%0.13%$27.64 - $29.64 $ 32.5214%6517678
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 25.41%0.1%$27.64 - $29.64 $ 32.5214%1718606
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 167.5%0.09%$27.64 - $29.64 $ 32.5214%708197
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Add 32.77%0.04%$27.64 - $29.64 $ 32.5214%68507
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -19.76%0.47%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%6969411
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 38.68%0.14%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%1370381
Private Capital 2014-06-30 Reduce -2.63%0.11%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%1054738
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.06%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%264746
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.63%0.06%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%51597
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 22.82%0.04%$28.29 - $31.84 $ 32.5210%1833480
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 175.94%0.29%$30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%988175
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.96%0.28%$30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%8685514
Private Capital 2014-03-31 Reduce -2.83%0.13%$30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%1083228
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 86.32%0.08%$30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%76582
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 27.01%0.04%$30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%1492808
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out $30.53 - $34.43 $ 32.520%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.80
CA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 56.50 vs. CA: 17.80 )
CA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.86   Max: 1811.25
Current: 17.8

10.86
1811.25
Forward P/E 13.04
CA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 13.04 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
CA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 59.00 vs. CA: 18.50 )
CA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.95   Max: 2782
Current: 18.5

10.95
2782
P/B 2.48
CA's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. CA: 2.48 )
CA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 4.09
Current: 2.48

1.62
4.09
P/S 3.25
CA's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. CA: 3.25 )
CA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 5.3
Current: 3.25

1.8
5.3
PFCF 14.58
CA's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 97.32 vs. CA: 14.58 )
CA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 120.26
Current: 14.58

7.27
120.26
POCF 13.78
CA's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.58 vs. CA: 13.78 )
CA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.25   Max: 15.87
Current: 13.78

6.25
15.87
EV-to-EBIT 8.68
CA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 38.07 vs. CA: 8.68 )
CA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 84.4
Current: 8.68

6.1
84.4
PEG 2.34
CA's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 2.34 )
CA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 6.71
Current: 2.34

0.46
6.71
Shiller P/E 17.55
CA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 17.55 )
CA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.78   Max: 1391
Current: 17.55

13.78
1391
Current Ratio 1.34
CA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CA: 1.34 )
CA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.34

0.71
2.81
Quick Ratio 1.34
CA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CA: 1.34 )
CA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.69
Current: 1.34

0.71
2.69
Days Sales Outstanding 54.51
CA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 84.10 vs. CA: 54.51 )
CA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 53.41   Max: 230.81
Current: 54.51

53.41
230.81

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.08
CA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CA: 3.08 )
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.59
Current: 3.08

0.25
4.59
Dividend Payout 0.57
CA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 0.57 )
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 2
Current: 0.57

0.06
2
Dividend growth (3y) 84.20
CA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CA: 84.20 )
CA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 84.2
Current: 84.2

-0.5
84.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 48.46
CA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CA: 48.46 )
CA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 71.75
Current: 48.46

3.91
71.75
Share Buyback Rate 4.00
CA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CA: 4.00 )
CA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5   Max: -1.8
Current: 4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.88
CA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 0.88 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 12.56
Current: 0.88

0.38
12.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CA: 1.10 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.1

0.63
2.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.77
CA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CA: 2.77 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.17
Current: 2.77

0.49
6.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.50
CA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CA: 11.50 )
CA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 16.4
Current: 11.5

1.2
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.81
CA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. CA: 13.81 )
CA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 35
Current: 13.81

6.8
35

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 4,290 4,290 4,408
EPS($) 2.45 2.51 2.72
EPS without NRI($) 2.45 2.51 2.72

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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CA Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1974. It is provider of enterprise information technology (IT) software and solution. It develops and delivers software and services that help organizations manage and secure their IT infrastructures and deliver more flexible IT services. The Company organizes its offerings into three operating segments namely Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services operating segments. Mainframe Solutions products are designed mainly for the IBM System z mainframe platform, which runs many of its customers' mission-critical applications.; Enterprise Solutions products operate on non-mainframe platforms and include DevOps, Management Cloud, and Security product groups. DevOps includes application delivery, application performance management and infrastructure management. Management Cloud helps customers optimize their investments, projects, resources and processes. Security delivers identity-centric security solutions to meet the needs of mobile, cloud-connected, open enterprise. Services helps customers reach their IT and business goals by enabling the implementation and adoption of mainframe solutions and enterprise solutions. The Company offers solutions through direct sales force and indirectly through its partners. Its main competitors include BMC Software Inc., Compuware Corporation, Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, International Business Machines Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and VMware, Inc.
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