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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 14th. Investors of record on Friday, January 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Saturday, February 18th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 18th.
Where is Caterpillar's stock going? Where will Caterpillar's stock price be in 2017?
23 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Caterpillar's stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's stock price to reach $87.31 in the next twelve months.
When will Caterpillar announce their earnings?
Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.
What are analysts saying about Caterpillar stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Caterpillar stock:
- Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Cost cuts continue to benefit margins despite ongoing market weakness. 4Q16 earnings, ex. adjustments, were better than expected on favorable decremental margins in Construction and E&T versus modeled expectations. With FX remaining a headwind CAT lowered the mid-point of the 2017 revenue guide to $37.5bln (prior: ~$38bln) resulting in EPS of $2.90 (Consensus: $3.06). Shares continue to trade above 30x earnings, a premium to prior cycles." (1/27/2017)
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Caterpillar global retail sales for the three-month period ending Nov 2016 plunged 17%. The company’s sales growth has been in the red for an unprecedented stretch of 48 consecutive months. So far this year, Caterpillar’s monthly sales have posted an average decline of 15% as its continues to bear the brunt of low-end user demand across its markets due to the global economic weakness. The fourth quarter will be hurt by lower backlog, competitive pricing pressure and lower dealer inventories. Caterpillar cut its 2016 outlook and expects earnings per share of $3.25 on the back of revenues of $39 billion. The company stated that revenues in 2017 will be at par with 2016. In the past six months, the Caterpillar stock has underperformed the Zacks Categorized Machinery – Construction/Mining industry. Its estimates have also moved south lately." (12/22/2016)
Who owns Caterpillar stock?
Caterpillar's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (9.15%), BlackRock, Inc (6.00%), FMR LLC (2.69%), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (1.92%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.34%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.57%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Dennis A Muilenburg and Lange Bob De.
Who sold Caterpillar stock? Who is selling Caterpillar stock?
Caterpillar's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar stock in the last year include Bradley M Halverson and Daniel M Dickinson.
Who bought Caterpillar stock? Who is buying Caterpillar stock?
Caterpillar's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Impala Asset Management LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC and Fore Research & Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Caterpillar stock in the last two years include David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Dennis A Muilenburg and Lange Bob De.
How do I buy Caterpillar stock?
Shares of Caterpillar can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Caterpillar stock cost?
One share of Caterpillar stock can currently be purchased for approximately $95.48.