Quarterly EPS analysis of CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) reported sales (ttm) of 4.06 Billion, whereas, 11 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 989.52 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1014.4 million and lower end at 964.15 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.

10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 24, 2017- Jan 30, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 998.06 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1008 million and 977.5 million respectively.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 27 AMC at 0.67, whereas, 12 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.57. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.6 and lower end at 0.54 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.65 reported by 12 number of analyst for the quarter ending Jan 24, 2017- Jan 30, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.65 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.7 and 0.62 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.58. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 15 analysts is at 2.62%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 2.68 and 2.55.

Valuation Ratios of CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 16.41 while the company’s industry has 26.01 P/E and the sector P/E is 20.15. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 17.93 and low P/E is 12.65, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 63.01 and 29.44 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 17.54 for the industry and 12.05 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 42 has Beta of 1.07 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.79 and 1.18 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 42 stands at 3.23 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.35. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 11.49, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 20.74 and 30.74 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) stands at -1.89 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 10.56 and 6.96 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 2.16 and -28.78.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 1.63% and closed its last trading session at $31.96. The market capitalization of the company is at $13.57 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $34.99 on Aug 1, 2016 and 52-week Low of $25.18 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.28% and Monthly Volatility of 1.77%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.07 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.58.