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NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$145.53
-1.25 (-0.85 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$145.15
Now: $145.53
$148.40
50-Day Range
$134.15
MA: $143.57
$148.16
52-Week Range
$111.75
Now: $145.53
$148.47
Volume3.31 million shs
Average Volume2.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$80.43 billion
P/E Ratio12.97
Dividend Yield2.86%
Beta1.54
Caterpillar, Inc engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through the following segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy and Transportation, Financial Products, and All Other. The Construction Industries segment supports customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Construction machinery
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP14912310
Phone224-551-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.72 billion
Cash Flow$16.67 per share
Book Value$24.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$80.43 billion
Next Earnings Date1/31/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Caterpillar's stock symbol?

Caterpillar trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CAT."

How often does Caterpillar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Caterpillar?

Caterpillar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 21st will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Thursday, February 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 17th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.82 by $0.16. The industrial products company earned $12.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.49 billion. Caterpillar had a return on equity of 42.51% and a net margin of 10.99%. Caterpillar's revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.86 earnings per share. View Caterpillar's Earnings History.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 31st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 31st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Caterpillar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Caterpillar issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.90-11.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $11.65. The company issued revenue guidance of modestly lower from $54.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $55.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's share price to reach $137.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CAT stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 9,720,000 shares, a decline of 22.5% from the November 14th total of 12,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,710,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Caterpillar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Caterpillar's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Caterpillar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Caterpillar investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

Who are Caterpillar's key executives?

Caterpillar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Donald James Umpleby, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Andrew Robert John Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer
  • Julie A. Lagacy, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Michael A. McGuire, Co-Chief Compliance Officer
  • Thomas A. Pellette, Senior Vice President

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (8.36%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.96%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.29%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.17%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, Joseph E Creed, Lange Bob De, Suzette M Long and Thomas A Pellette. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are selling Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Strs Ohio, Man Group plc, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Boston Partners and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel and Suzette M Long. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, OLD Republic International Corp, Hexavest Inc., LA Financiere DE L Echiquier, First Trust Advisors LP and 6 Meridian. Company insiders that have bought Caterpillar stock in the last two years include David L Calhoun and Lange Bob De. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

How do I buy shares of Caterpillar?

Shares of CAT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Caterpillar's stock price today?

One share of CAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $145.53.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $80.43 billion and generates $54.72 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $6.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.22 on an earnings per share basis. Caterpillar employs 104,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Caterpillar.

What is Caterpillar's official website?

The official website for Caterpillar is http://www.caterpillar.com/.

How can I contact Caterpillar?

Caterpillar's mailing address is 510 Lake Cook Road Suite 100, Deerfield IL, 60015. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 224-551-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Caterpillar (NYSE CAT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,040 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,151 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,191
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Caterpillar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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