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Reminder - CA Inc (CA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

By Dividend Channel Staff, Wednesday, November 16, 10:10 AM ET
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On 11/18/11, CA Inc (NASDAQ:CA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 12/14/11. As a percentage of CA's recent stock price of $21.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%.

Below is a dividend history chart for CA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by CA Inc:

CA Dividend History
Date Div*
08/12/11 0.050
05/19/11 0.050
02/10/11 0.040
12/09/10 0.040
08/05/10 0.040
05/26/10 0.040
02/11/10 0.040
11/13/09 0.040
08/06/09 0.040
05/27/09 0.040
02/12/09 0.040
11/28/08 0.040
09/18/08 0.040
06/13/08 0.040
03/12/08 0.040
12/12/07 0.040
09/10/07 0.040
06/20/07 0.040
03/13/07 0.040
12/13/06 0.040
09/20/06 0.040
06/15/06 0.040
03/15/06 0.040
12/13/05 0.040
09/14/05 0.040
06/13/05 0.040
12/16/04 0.040
06/28/04 0.040
12/18/03 0.040
06/17/03 0.040
12/19/02 0.040
06/18/02 0.040
12/19/01 0.040
06/20/01 0.040
12/20/00 0.040
06/21/00 0.040
12/20/99 0.040
06/25/99 0.040
12/23/98 0.040
06/17/98 0.040
12/17/97 0.040
06/18/97 0.033
12/13/96 0.033
06/06/96 0.031
12/20/95 0.031
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CA makes up 7.63% of the Software HOLDRS ETF (NYSE:SWH) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

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CA operates in the Application Software sector, among companies like Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) which is down about 1.2% today, and JDA Software Group Inc. (JDAS) trading lower by about 1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CA, versus FICO and JDAS.

CA,FICO,JDAS Relative Performance Chart

In Wednesday trading, CA Inc shares are currently off about 1.5% on the day.


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