CA Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides CA Inc 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 Inc 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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CA Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 32.12  0.39  1.2%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CA Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon CA Inc has a risk adjusted performance of (0.04724), jensen alpha of (0.22), total risk alpha of (0.37), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.47)
Macroaxis buy or sell advice module can be used to complement CA Inc buy, hold, or sell suggestion provided by average analyst sentiment. It analyzes the company potential to grow using fundamental, technical, data market data available at this moment. To make sure CA Inc is not overpriced, please confirm all CA Inc fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Price to Book and the relationship between Current Valuation and Number of Shares Shorted . Given that CA Inc has Price to Earning of 17.96 times, we suggest you validate CA market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.19Value At Risk1.67
Potential Upside1.43Standard Deviation1.28
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares32.7 M1.1 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares30.2 M1 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares22 M734.3 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares21.5 M718.6 M
Macquarie Group LtdCommon Shares21.3 M711.2 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares15.2 M507.7 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares9.2 M308.5 M

CA Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.42
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.19

CA Volatility Alert

CA Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.65 and kurtosis of 4.73. However, we advise investors to further study CA Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsCAPeer Average
Return On Equity13.37 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.22 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin18.59 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin28.63 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation13.63 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding418.54 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders24.99 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions71.33 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted8.87 M3.24 M
Price to Earning17.96 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.29 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.33 times17.81 times
Revenue4.06 B9.85 B
Gross Profit3.22 B21.75 B
EBITDA1.25 B1.41 B
Net Income746 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.97 B3.89 B
Cash per Share7.05 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.93 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity49.8 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.33 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share14.1 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.14 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.69 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.8 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.9 times1.22 times
Number of Employees11 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.53 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
Strong Hold

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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Adam Elster of 17077 shares of CA subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.04724)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.46)
Mean Deviation0.8758
Coefficient Of Variation(687.09)
Standard Deviation1.28
Information Ratio(0.19)
Jensen Alpha(0.22)
Total Risk Alpha(0.37)
Treynor Ratio(0.47)
Maximum Drawdown4.95
Value At Risk(1.67)
Potential Upside1.43

Current Valuation

CA Current Valuation Analysis
CA Inc is rated fifth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry is currently estimated at about 89.93 Billion. CA retains roughly 13.63 Billion in current valuation claiming about 15% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.