CA, Inc. (CA)

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Last closing price (Jul 22 4:00 EDT):
28.40 (0.78%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
-6.43% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
N/A
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
0%/100%
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Description:
CA Technologies, together with its subsidiaries, provides enterprise information technology (IT) management software and solutions that help customers manage and secure IT environments in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Services. The Mainframe Solutions segment delivers solutions for mainframe platforms in various areas, such as workload automation, performance, DB2 for z/OS, and application quality and testing. This segment’s technologies include CA Mainframe Chorus that simplify mainframe management, help mainframe staff be productive, and enable IT staff to assume responsibility for their mainframe environments; and offers solutions for the Linux on System z platform. The Enterprise Solutions segment operates on non-mainframe platforms in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Its solutions include service assurance, security (identity and access management), service and portfolio management, and virtualization and service automation. The Services segment offers various customer support services, such as implementation, consulting, education, and training services to commercial and governmental customers. The company serves a range of industries, including banks, insurance companies, and other financial services providers, as well as government agencies, global service providers, telecommunication providers, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational organizations, and health care institutions. CA Technologies markets its solutions through direct sales force, as well as indirectly through its partners. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Islandia, New York.
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Gregg Moskowitz Cowen And Company Sell   Jul 08, '14   28.54    Jul 08, '15  0.49% 
Gregg Moskowitz Cowen And Company Sell   Feb 19, '14   32.17    Feb 19, '15  11.72% 
Kirk Materne Evercore Partners Sell   Jan 06, '14   32.40    Jan 06, '15  12.35% 
John Difucci JPMorgan Buy   Feb 05, '13   24.19    Feb 05, '14  29.06% 
Shaul Eyal Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Oct 25, '12   21.86  26.00  Oct 25, '13  39.02% 
Shaul Eyal Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Jul 26, '12   25.27  28.00  Jul 26, '13  17.61% 
Matthew Hedberg RBC Capital Markets Buy   May 12, '11   23.66  28.00  May 12, '12  11.73% 
Shaul Eyal Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Mar 06, '11   22.40  29.00  Mar 06, '12  13.48%