CA Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CA -- USA Stock  

USD 43.46  0.08  0.18%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CA is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides CA buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CA positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CA available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CA buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CA Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon CA has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
CA buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure CA is not overpriced, please confirm all CA fundamentals including its Operating Margin, Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales, as well as the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that CA has Price to Earning of 39.13 times, we suggest you validate CA market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

CA Thematic Classifications

Business Services IdeaBusiness Services
USA Equities from Business Services industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.06Value At Risk0.43
Potential Upside0.18Standard Deviation0.25
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares27.1 M965.7 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares22.6 M804.9 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares3.9 M139.2 M
First Trust Advisors LpCommon Shares3.8 M136 M
Wedge Capital Management L L PCommon Shares1.7 M62.2 M
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares1.7 M60.7 M
Martingale Asset Management L PCommon Shares1.3 M45.6 M

CA Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.00

CA Volatility Alert

CA exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.11 and kurtosis of 2.29. However, we advise investors to further study CA technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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CA Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCAPeer Average
Return On Equity6.76 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.50 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin11.19 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin30.23 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation17.54 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding418.18 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders24.90 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions70.13 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.45 M3.24 M
Price to Earning39.13 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.28 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.37 times17.81 times
Revenue4.15 B9.85 B
Gross Profit3.63 B21.75 B
EBITDA1.25 B1.41 B
Net Income458 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.33 B3.89 B
Cash per Share8.06 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.78 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity35.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.21 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share19.03 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations(387.38 M)1.25 B
Short Ratio2.03 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.11 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.84 times1.22 times
Number of Employees11.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization18.13 B29.78 B
Total Asset12.23 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings6.58 B38.24 B
Working Capital667 M3.58 B
Current Asset3.56 B36.8 B
   Acquisition by Christopher Lofgren of 1847 shares of CA subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

CA Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
CA generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
CA INC reports about 3.33 B in cash with (387.38 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 8.06.
Roughly 70.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Toronto stock index ends up on strong industrials, Canadas dollar climbs
Check also CA Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Insider Screener module to find insiders across different sectors to evaluate their impact on performance.