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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.68
CA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. CA: 1.68 )
CA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.68

0.03
2.18
Equity to Asset 0.48
CA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CA: 0.48 )
CA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.48

0.2
0.53
Interest Coverage 21.28
CA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 403.68 vs. CA: 21.28 )
CA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 87
Current: 21.28

0.04
87
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.76
M-Score: -2.59
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 (%) 29.33
CA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. CA: 29.33 )
CA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -37.49   Max: 47.96
Current: 29.33

-37.49
47.96
Net-margin (%) 20.57
CA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CA: 20.57 )
CA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.18   Max: 27.79
Current: 20.57

-38.18
27.79
ROE (%) 17.52
CA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. CA: 17.52 )
CA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.87   Max: 47.12
Current: 17.52

-23.87
47.12
ROA (%) 8.09
CA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CA: 8.09 )
CA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9   Max: 17.43
Current: 8.09

-9
17.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 437.94
CA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. CA: 437.94 )
CA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -137.66   Max: 437.94
Current: 437.94

-137.66
437.94
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
CA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CA: 8.60 )
CA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -27   Max: 76.3
Current: 8.6

-27
76.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.00
CA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CA: 12.00 )
CA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.4   Max: 73.9
Current: 12

-47.4
73.9
EPS Growth (%) 12.60
CA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. CA: 12.60 )
CA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -31.2   Max: 165
Current: 12.6

-31.2
165
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

George Soros 1,306,666 sh (New)
John Hussman 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 148,800 sh (New)
James Barrow 7,785,373 sh (+31.99%)
John Buckingham 40,678 sh (+0.68%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Meridian Funds 19,700 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 455,089 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman 109,581 sh (-0.03%)
Ken Fisher 267,596 sh (-0.71%)
Private Capital 1,897,858 sh (-2.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 209,702 sh (-13.82%)
NWQ Managers 16,261,539 sh (-20.05%)
Steven Cohen 22,655 sh (-37.84%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,606,517 sh (-45.67%)
Ray Dalio 240,210 sh (-55.78%)
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Q3 2013

CA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 87,094 sh (+284.44%)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (+50%)
Joel Greenblatt 287,101 sh (+36.91%)
James Barrow 8,554,401 sh (+9.88%)
Ken Fisher 281,571 sh (+5.22%)
John Buckingham 41,376 sh (+1.72%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 455,089 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Private Capital 1,648,455 sh (-13.14%)
David Dreman 77,851 sh (-28.96%)
NWQ Managers 11,161,263 sh (-31.36%)
Jim Simons 83,900 sh (-43.62%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,219,794 sh (-66.18%)
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Q4 2013

CA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 6,666 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 96,638 sh (New)
John Hussman 491,000 sh (+3173.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 358,116 sh (+24.74%)
James Barrow 8,905,831 sh (+4.11%)
John Buckingham 41,403 sh (+0.07%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 280,904 sh (-0.24%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,175,364 sh (-3.64%)
NWQ Managers 9,646,498 sh (-13.57%)
Private Capital 1,114,763 sh (-32.38%)
David Dreman 41,102 sh (-47.2%)
Westport Asset Management 230,000 sh (-49.46%)
Steven Cohen 12,791 sh (-85.31%)
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Q1 2014

CA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 3173.33%1.16%$28.7 - $33.66 $ 30.41-4%491000
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -47.2%0.1%$28.7 - $33.66 $ 30.41-4%41102
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 24.74%0.06%$28.7 - $33.66 $ 30.41-4%358116
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy$28.7 - $33.66 $ 30.41-4%6666
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.41%$27.98 - $31.26 $ 30.411%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 36.91%0.08%$27.98 - $31.26 $ 30.411%287101
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$27.98 - $31.26 $ 30.411%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -28.96%0.03%$27.98 - $31.26 $ 30.411%77851
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Add 50%0.01%$27.98 - $31.26 $ 30.411%15000
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.94%$24.3 - $29.23 $ 30.4114%0
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.41%$24.3 - $29.23 $ 30.4114%1306666
James Barrow 2013-06-30 Add 31.99%0.09%$24.3 - $29.23 $ 30.4114%7785373
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -55.78%0.07%$24.3 - $29.23 $ 30.4114%240210
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$24.3 - $29.23 $ 30.4114%10000
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -50.23%0.12%$21.98 - $25.52 $ 30.4124%543195
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.00
CA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. CA: 13.00 )
CA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.86   Max: 159.88
Current: 13

10.86
159.88
P/B 2.30
CA's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CA: 2.30 )
CA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 4.09
Current: 2.3

1.62
4.09
P/S 3.00
CA's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CA: 3.00 )
CA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 5.3
Current: 3

1.8
5.3
PFCF 14.20
CA's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. CA: 14.20 )
CA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.24   Max: 120.26
Current: 14.2

7.24
120.26
EV-to-EBIT 10.60
CA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. CA: 10.60 )
CA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 153.7
Current: 10.6

6.1
153.7
PEG 1.20
CA's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CA: 1.20 )
CA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 5.52
Current: 1.2

0.46
5.52
Shiller P/E 17.10
CA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. CA: 17.10 )
CA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.43   Max: 341.13
Current: 17.1

14.43
341.13

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.30
CA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CA: 3.30 )
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.59
Current: 3.3

0.25
4.59
Dividend Payout 0.43
CA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CA: 0.43 )
CA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 2
Current: 0.43

0.06
2
Dividend growth (3y) 84.20
CA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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) 32.60
CA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CA: 32.60 )
CA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 45.34
Current: 32.6

2.47
45.34
Share Buyback Rate 5.00
CA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CA: 5.00 )
CA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 47.4   Max: -45
Current: 5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
CA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CA: 0.80 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 12.56
Current: 0.8

0.28
12.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CA: 1.00 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.99
Current: 1

0.57
2.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
CA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CA: 1.50 )
CA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.08
Current: 1.5

0.52
5.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.40
CA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CA: 9.40 )
CA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 16.4
Current: 9.4

0.7
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.30
CA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CA: 15.30 )
CA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 33.2
Current: 15.3

6.1
33.2

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:9C7.Germany
CA, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1974, began operations in 1976 and completed an initial public offering of common stock in December 1981. 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. It addresses components of the computing environment, including people, information, processes, systems, networks, applications and databases, regardless of the hardware or software customers are using. The company organizes its offerings into three operating segments such as Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services operating segments. Mainframe Solutions are designed for the mainframe platform, which runs many of customers' important applications. Its solutions help customers by addressing three major mainframe challenges: lowering costs, providing high service levels by sustaining critical workforce skills and increasing agility to help deliver on business goals; Enterprise Solutions include products and solutions that operate on non-mainframe platforms from physical to virtual, SaaS and cloud. Its business outcome-based approach helps customers drive innovation by leveraging new technologies and the cloud to meet business needs, mitigate risks and improve efficiency by managing complexity and reducing costs across their complex IT environments; and Services are intended to promote rapid deployment and increase the value customers realize from mainframe solutions and enterprise solutions. 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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