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CA Technologies Stock Price Quoted above Its Benchmark

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

CA Technologies (CA) has generated returns of 5.8% for the trailing 12 months (or TTM) and 2.0% for the trailing one-month period. Its share price has risen 4.9% in the trailing five-day period.

Peer companies VMWare (VMW), j2 Global (JCOM), and F5 Networks (FFIV) have generated returns of 4.2%, 9.2%, and 2.4%, respectively, in the trailing five-day period.

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Moving averages

On October 7, 2015, the last trading price for CA Technologies was $28.63. The company was trading -1.7% above its 20-day moving average, 2.4% below its 50-day moving average, and 3.5% below its 100-day moving average of $29.10, $28 and $27.70, respectively.

Moving average convergence divergence and RSI

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between a company’s short-term and long-term moving averages. The 14-day MACD is -0.1 for CA Technologies. This shows a downward trading trend since the figure is negative.

The 14-day RSI (Relative Strength Index) for CA Technologies is 60, which shows the stock is neither oversold nor overbought. If the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock is overbought. An RSI figure below 30 suggests a stock has been oversold.

CA Technologies (CA) constitutes 0.3% of the PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ) and 0.1% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).

Analyst recommendations

Of the 17 analysts covering CA stock, four have given it a “buy” recommendation, four a “sell” recommendation, and nine a “hold” recommendation. The analyst stock price target for CA Technologies is $30.80 with a median target estimate of $30. CA is thus trading at a discount of 4.6% with respect to its median target.

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