What’s in CA Incorporated (NASDAQ:CA) After Rise in Shorted Shares?

September 17, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 What’s in CA Incorporated (NASDAQ:CA) After Rise in Shorted Shares?

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It dropped, 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.
Commonwealth Equity Serv has invested 0.01% in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA). First Houston Cap reported 85,901 shares or 2.64% of all its holdings. Blackrock Invest Management Limited accumulated 0.03% or 715,321 shares. 559,731 were accumulated by New York State Teachers Retirement System. 28,100 were reported by Highvista Strategies Ltd Com. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P, Texas-based fund reported 5.35 million shares. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur Com reported 4,018 shares. Lba Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% or 2,610 shares in its portfolio. Willis Inv Counsel invested 1.18% of its portfolio in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA). Arete Wealth Lc stated it has 15,551 shares. Janus Cap Management Ltd Liability Company has 0.02% invested in CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) for 811,354 shares. Country Club Tru Co Na reported 1.47% stake. Reilly Financial Advsr Ltd Liability reported 400 shares stake. Zebra Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 35,591 shares. Voya Investment Ltd Liability invested in 0.02% or 328,033 shares.

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 8.42 million 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. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 12. The company was downgraded on Thursday, July 14 by Mizuho. The stock of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, November 16. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Sell”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 21 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) on Sunday, August 20 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 4 by Jefferies. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 11.

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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