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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 1781 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
61% of the 1579 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: 3.13
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
10.00%
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 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. CA: 27.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -37.49  Med: 26.83 Max: 47.96
Current: 27.58
-37.49
47.96
Net-margin (%) 20.17
CA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 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
74% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 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 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 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 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 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: 429.37
Current: 430.07
-120.65
429.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.80
CA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CA: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27  Med: 4.90 Max: 76.3
Current: -0.8
-27
76.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
CA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 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: 10.60 Max: 73.9
Current: -1.7
-47.4
73.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
CA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 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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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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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)
Paul Singer 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 182,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons 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

Ray Dalio 70,664 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,310,790 sh (+583.51%)
Jeremy Grantham 715,474 sh (+59.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 50,021 sh (+41.51%)
John Hussman 186,000 sh (+2.20%)
John Buckingham 207,544 sh (+1.86%)
Ken Fisher 256,332 sh (+1.68%)
Brian Rogers 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,713,387 sh (-0.03%)
David Dreman 66,389 sh (-2.56%)
James Barrow 8,727,043 sh (-11.24%)
Private Capital 513,619 sh (-33.83%)
NWQ Managers 1,690,434 sh (-36.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.27
CA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. CA: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.86  Med: 16.01 Max: 159.88
Current: 14.27
10.86
159.88
Forward P/E 11.00
CA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. CA: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.00
CA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. CA: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.95  Med: 16.38 Max: 150.11
Current: 15
10.95
150.11
P/B 2.09
CA's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. CA: 2.09 )
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: 2.09
1.62
4.09
P/S 2.87
CA's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CA: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.82 Max: 4.43
Current: 2.87
1.8
4.43
PFCF 12.59
CA's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. CA: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.58  Med: 11.76 Max: 120.26
Current: 12.59
6.58
120.26
POCF 12.01
CA's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. CA: 12.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.51  Med: 9.01 Max: 15.87
Current: 12.01
4.51
15.87
EV-to-EBIT 9.07
CA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. CA: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1  Med: 9.70 Max: 75.3
Current: 9.07
6.1
75.3
PEG 3.66
CA's PEG is ranked lower than
73% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CA: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.69 Max: 23.08
Current: 3.66
0.44
23.08
Shiller P/E 14.03
CA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. CA: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.67  Med: 19.63 Max: 204.15
Current: 14.03
13.67
204.15
Current Ratio 1.39
CA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 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
67% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 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
82% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 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 3.68
CA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CA: 3.68 )
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: 3.68
0.25
4.59
Dividend Payout 0.55
CA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 766 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 439 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) 34.11
CA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CA: 34.11 )
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: 34.11
2.32
42.54
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
CA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1149 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

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.79
CA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CA: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.85 Max: 12.56
Current: 0.79
0.28
12.56
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.53
CA's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
95% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CA: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
CA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CA: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.10 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.02
0.58
3.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.03
CA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CA: 11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 10.30 Max: 16.3
Current: 11.03
1.3
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.15
CA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. CA: 12.15 )
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: 15.20 Max: 36.1
Current: 12.15
6.7
36.1

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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