CA Incorporated (NASDAQ:CA)’s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts

September 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

 CA Incorporated (NASDAQ:CA)’s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 51 investors sold CA, Inc. shares while 155 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 282.13 million shares or 1.33% more from 278.42 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Advisors Preferred Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.03% or 1,638 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md holds 2.38M shares. Clark Estates Ny invested in 89,250 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Com Can has 0.03% invested in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) for 361,350 shares. Tompkins Corp stated it has 1,365 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Nippon Life Insur stated it has 32,061 shares. Palo Cap owns 23,086 shares. 11,978 were accumulated by Bluemountain Capital Limited Company. Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc reported 115 shares stake. Cleararc Cap invested in 7,616 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Fifth Third State Bank invested 0% of its portfolio in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA). Breton Hill reported 39,186 shares stake. New Amsterdam Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corp Ny has invested 0.12% in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA). Sii Invs Wi holds 0.02% or 9,473 shares in its portfolio. Montrusco Bolton Invests invested 0.06% in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA).

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $21,366 activity.

The stock of CA Incorporated (NASDAQ:CA) registered an increase of 17.7% in short interest. CA’s total short interest was 9.91 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 17.7% from 8.42M shares, reported previously. With 2.14M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their CA’s short positions. The short interest to CA Incorporated’s float is 3.16%.

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.07 on September 15, reaching $33.1. About 2.94M shares traded or 38.68% up from the average. CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) has risen 0.22% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.48% the S&P500.

CA, Inc. is engaged in providing software solutions enabling clients to plan, develop, manage and secure applications and enterprise environments across distributed, cloud, mobile and mainframe platforms. The company has market cap of $13.94 billion. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services. It has a 18.3 P/E ratio. The Company’s Mainframe Solutions and Enterprise Solutions divisions comprise the Company’s software business organized by the nature of its software offerings and the platform on which the products operate.

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. CA Technologies had 27 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 20 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Sell” rating and $3000 target in Thursday, August 3 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, June 21. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of CA in report on Thursday, April 21 to “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Jefferies maintained the shares of CA in report on Friday, September 4 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, July 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. The rating was downgraded by Mizuho to “Neutral” on Thursday, July 14. The stock of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 22. Standpoint Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 18 report.

Another recent and important CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “CA Inc. (CA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2017” on August 21, 2017.

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