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NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$142.72
+1.67 (+1.18 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$142.17
Now: $142.72
$143.42
50-Day Range
$130.71
MA: $141.93
$148.16
52-Week Range
$111.75
Now: $142.72
$148.47
Volume2.27 million shs
Average Volume4.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.88 billion
P/E Ratio12.72
Dividend Yield2.92%
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$16.26 per share
Book Value$24.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$78.88 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 21st will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Wednesday, November 20th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 18th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $2.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.82 by $0.16. The industrial products company earned $12.76 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.49 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 42.51%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.86 EPS. 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.

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

Caterpillar updated 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 earnings per share 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Caterpillar's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's stock price to reach $137.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%. 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, 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CAT stock has been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,530,000 shares, an increase of 46.1% from the October 31st total of 9,260,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 investors 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 major 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 major 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 $142.72.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $78.88 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:  1,038 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,146 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,184
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 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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