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NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$113.95
+2.24 (+2.01 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 01:14 PM ET)
Today's Range
$110.26
Now: $113.95
$116.64
50-Day Range
$91.85
MA: $118.93
$139.72
52-Week Range
$87.50
Now: $113.95
$150.55
Volume2.97 million shs
Average Volume7.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$62.68 billion
P/E Ratio10.64
Dividend Yield3.91%
Beta1.44
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. The Resource Industries segment is responsible for supporting customers using machinery in mining and quarrying applications and it includes business strategy, product design, product management and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales and product support. The Energy and Transportation segment supports customers in oil and gas, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial applications. The Financial Products segment offers a range of financing alternatives to customers and dealers for Caterpillar machinery and engines, solar gas turbines, as well as other equipment and marine vessels. The All Other segments include activities such as; the business strategy, product management and development, and manufacturing of filters and fluids, undercarriage, tires and rims, engaging tools, and fluid transfers. The company was founded on April 15, 1925 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.
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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$53.80 billion
Cash Flow$17.40 per share
Book Value$26.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,300
Market Cap$62.68 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Caterpillar's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Caterpillar's stock was trading at $100.69 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CAT stock has increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $113.95. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 31st. The industrial products company reported $2.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.26. The industrial products company had revenue of $13.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.42 billion. Caterpillar had a return on equity of 41.85% and a net margin of 11.32%. Caterpillar's revenue for the quarter was down 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.55 earnings per share. View Caterpillar's earnings history.

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

Caterpillar declared 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 yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 17th. View Caterpillar's dividend history.

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

Caterpillar issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.50-10.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.67.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

20 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $178.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's stock price to reach $135.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CAT stock has trended very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutCaterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 7,880,600 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the February 27th total of 6,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's 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), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Caterpillar's key executives?

Caterpillar's management team includes the following 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

What is Caterpillar's stock symbol?

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

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 $113.95.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $62.68 billion and generates $53.80 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $6.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.06 on an earnings per share basis. Caterpillar employs 102,300 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:  1,077 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,192 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,269
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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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