GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. raised its stake in shares of CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) by 3.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 109,313 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 4,137 shares during the period. GW Henssler & Associates Ltd.’s holdings in CA were worth $3,768,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its stake in CA by 0.4% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 7,648 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Hefty Wealth Partners boosted its stake in CA by 0.6% in the second quarter. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 5,316 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $183,000 after buying an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Partners LLC boosted its stake in CA by 0.9% in the second quarter. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 7,353 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $253,000 after buying an additional 64 shares in the last quarter. U S Global Investors Inc boosted its stake in CA by 0.6% in the first quarter. U S Global Investors Inc now owns 15,500 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $492,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in CA by 0.5% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 19,400 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $669,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.09% of the company’s stock.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ CA) opened at 32.66 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $13.76 billion, a PE ratio of 18.14 and a beta of 0.86. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $33.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.45. CA Inc. has a 12 month low of $30.01 and a 12 month high of $36.54.

CA (NASDAQ:CA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The technology company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.06. CA had a net margin of 18.59% and a return on equity of 16.54%. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.01 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that CA Inc. will post $2.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a $0.255 dividend. This represents a $1.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd. CA’s dividend payout ratio is currently 56.67%.

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Several research firms recently commented on CA. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded CA from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of CA in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut CA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $34.00 target price (up from $33.00) on shares of CA in a research report on Sunday, May 14th. Finally, Mizuho restated a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of CA in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. CA currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.09.

In related news, insider Ayman Sayed sold 18,694 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.47, for a total value of $606,994.18. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 120,196 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,902,764.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Adam Elster sold 166,621 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.26, for a total transaction of $5,375,193.46. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 251,356 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,108,744.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 228,429 shares of company stock valued at $7,473,593. 0.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About CA

CA, Inc (CA) is engaged in providing software solutions enabling customers to plan, develop, manage and secure applications and enterprise environments across distributed, cloud, mobile and mainframe platforms. The Company operates through three business segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services.

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