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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 2.24
CA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CA: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.24
Current: 2.24
0.03
2.24
Equity to Asset 0.54
CA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.54
0.2
0.54
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.20
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
10.21%
19.78%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.58
CA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CA: 27.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -37.49  Med: 25.32 Max: 47.96
Current: 27.58
-37.49
47.96
Net-margin (%) 20.17
CA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. CA: 20.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.18  Med: 11.55 Max: 27.79
Current: 20.17
-38.18
27.79
ROE (%) 14.75
CA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. CA: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.2  Med: 15.11 Max: 58.68
Current: 14.75
-21.2
58.68
ROA (%) 7.56
CA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. CA: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.35  Med: 5.84 Max: 18.28
Current: 7.56
-8.35
18.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 430.07
CA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. CA: 430.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -120.65  Med: 176.99 Max: 424.86
Current: 430.07
-120.65
424.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.80
CA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CA: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27  Med: 4.10 Max: 76.3
Current: -0.8
-27
76.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
CA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CA: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.4  Med: 10.80 Max: 73.9
Current: -1.7
-47.4
73.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
CA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CA: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.2  Med: 17.40 Max: 165
Current: -1.4
-31.2
165
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Buckingham 202,029 sh (+303.36%)
Ray Dalio 708,197 sh (+167.50%)
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 (+0.70%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,791 sh (-0.40%)
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 (+10.00%)
John Buckingham 203,548 sh (+0.75%)
James Barrow 11,749,479 sh (-0.10%)
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 (-15.80%)
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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Q1 2015

CA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 3,000,000 sh (+9.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,100 sh (+3.07%)
David Dreman 68,133 sh (+2.94%)
Ken Fisher 252,098 sh (+0.88%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,713,926 sh (+0.77%)
John Buckingham 203,754 sh (+0.10%)
Paul Singer 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 182,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,349 sh (-0.01%)
Private Capital 776,223 sh (-14.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 448,132 sh (-15.44%)
James Barrow 9,832,551 sh (-16.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 338,075 sh (-42.57%)
NWQ Managers 2,674,096 sh (-51.27%)
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Q2 2015

CA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 50,021 sh (+41.51%)
Ken Fisher 256,332 sh (+1.68%)
Brian Rogers 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.47
CA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. CA: 15.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.86  Med: 16.04 Max: 159.88
Current: 15.47
10.86
159.88
Forward P/E 12.20
CA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. CA: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.80
CA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. CA: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.95  Med: 16.39 Max: 150.11
Current: 15.8
10.95
150.11
P/B 2.24
CA's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. CA: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.37 Max: 4.09
Current: 2.24
1.62
4.09
P/S 3.11
CA's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CA: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.84 Max: 4.43
Current: 3.11
1.8
4.43
PFCF 13.48
CA's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. CA: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.58  Med: 11.76 Max: 120.26
Current: 13.48
6.58
120.26
POCF 12.91
CA's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. CA: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.51  Med: 9.01 Max: 15.87
Current: 12.91
4.51
15.87
EV-to-EBIT 9.89
CA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. CA: 9.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1  Med: 10.35 Max: 75.3
Current: 9.89
6.1
75.3
PEG 4.94
CA's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CA: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.64 Max: 23.08
Current: 4.94
0.46
23.08
Shiller P/E 15.20
CA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. CA: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.78  Med: 20.43 Max: 204.15
Current: 15.2
13.78
204.15
Current Ratio 1.39
CA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CA: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.39
0.71
2.81
Quick Ratio 1.39
CA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CA: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.69
Current: 1.39
0.71
2.69
Days Sales Outstanding 38.34
CA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. CA: 38.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.61  Med: 86.15 Max: 230.81
Current: 38.34
50.61
230.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.40
CA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CA: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.75 Max: 4.59
Current: 3.4
0.25
4.59
Dividend Payout 0.55
CA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
68% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CA: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 2
Current: 0.55
0.06
2
Dividend growth (3y) 35.70
CA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CA: 35.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 7.70 Max: 84.2
Current: 35.7
0
84.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 31.42
CA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CA: 31.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 6.95 Max: 42.54
Current: 31.42
2.32
42.54
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
CA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CA: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 47.4  Med: 2.50 Max: -45
Current: 3.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.87
CA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CA: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.88 Max: 12.56
Current: 0.87
0.28
12.56
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.55
CA's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
95% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CA: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
CA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CA: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.09
0.57
3.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.13
CA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CA: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 9.65 Max: 16.4
Current: 10.13
1.3
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.05
CA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CA: 10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 13.90 Max: 35
Current: 10.05
6.7
35

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 4,059 4,111
EPS($) 2.41 2.51
EPS without NRI($) 2.41 2.51

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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CA Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1974. It is a 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 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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