CA, Inc. (CA) is set to announce its Q216 earnings after the market close on Wednesday, October 21. Analysts expect the provider of management software and solutions for secure apps and IT infrastructure to report EPS of $0.58 and revenue of $1.01 billion. That would be $0.06 lower the $0.64 per share posted last quarter and $0.07 lower the $0.65 posted in the Q215. Revenue is projected to be $70 million lower than the $1.08 billion posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a 2Q whisper number of $0.59 per share.
As a quick reminder, CA, Inc reported Q116 EPS of $0.64, $0.02 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.62. Revs declined 8.69% year-over-year to $977 million versus the $990.18 million consensus.
On trading measures, CA shares have traded intraday between $28.16 and $28.52 with the price of the stock fluctuating between $25.16 to $33.42 over the last 52 weeks. CA Inc.’s stock is currently changing hands at 14.99x this year’s forecasted earnings, compared to the industry’s 10.30x earnings multiple. Ticker has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 3.01. EPS for the same period registers at $1.89.
CA has a market cap of roughly $12.52 billion. The stock traded as high as $33.42 in March 24, 2015.
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