NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$131.82 -0.42 (-0.32 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$132.24
Today's Range$130.16 - $133.85
52-Week Range$112.06 - $173.10
Volume357,681 shs
Average Volume3.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$77.79 billion
P/E Ratio19.16
Dividend Yield2.52%
Beta1.46
Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for construction, resource, and energy and transportation industries. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, backhoe loaders, compactors, cold planers, compact truck and multi-terrain loaders, forestry excavators, feller bunchers, harvesters, knuckleboom loaders, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, site prep tractors, skidders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers, track-type loaders, wheel excavators, and track-type tractors. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, track and rotary drills, hard rock vehicles, large track-type vehicles, large mining trucks, longwall miners, large wheel loaders, off-highway trucks, articulated trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, wheel dozers, landfill compactors, soil compactors, machinery components, electronics and control systems, select work tools, and hard rock continuous mining systems. Its Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; reciprocating engines; integrated systems used in the electric power generation industry; turbines, centrifugal gas compressors, and related services; integrated systems and solutions for the marine and oil and gas industries; remanufactured reciprocating engines and components; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and other rail-related products and services. Its All Other operating segments manufactures filters and fluids, undercarriage, tires, rims, ground engaging tools, fluid transfer products, precision seals, and rubber sealing and connecting components; parts distribution; and digital investments services. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

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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$45.46 billion
Cash Flow$11.3540 per share
Book Value$23.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$754 million

Miscellaneous

Employees98,400
Market Cap$77.79 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share on Wednesday, February 20th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 18th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $2.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.83 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $13.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.28 billion. Caterpillar had a return on equity of 44.13% and a net margin of 7.13%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.95 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 Monday, January 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, January 28th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772168554.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

28 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $188.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's stock price to reach $153.8024 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CAT stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Caterpillar's key competitors?

Who are Caterpillar's key executives?

Caterpillar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. D. James Umpleby III, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Pellette, Group Pres of Construction Industries (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bob De Lange, Group Pres of Services, Distribution & Digital (Age 49)
  • Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Jananne A. Copeland, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.22%), Strs Ohio (0.13%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.04%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Jananne A Copeland, Joseph E Creed, Lange Bob De, Suzette M Long, Thomas A Pellette and William A Osborn. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Suffolk Capital Management LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Cozad Asset Management Inc. and Abner Herrman & Brock LLC. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Joseph E Creed, Suzette M Long and Thomas A Pellette. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which major investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., James Investment Research Inc., Eukles Asset Management, DNB Asset Management AS, Empirical Finance LLC, California Capital Advisors Inc. and Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Caterpillar's stock price today?

One share of CAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $131.77.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $77.76 billion and generates $45.46 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $754 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.88 on an earnings per share basis. Caterpillar employs 98,400 workers across the globe.

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:  958 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,058 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,016
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This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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