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NYSE:CATCaterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$114.67
-2.07 (-1.77 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$112.12
Now: $114.67
$116.84
50-Day Range
$91.85
MA: $117.30
$139.72
52-Week Range
$87.50
Now: $114.67
$150.55
Volume5.04 million shs
Average Volume7.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.08 billion
P/E Ratio10.71
Dividend Yield3.53%
Beta1.28
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.68 out of 5 stars


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$15.82 per share
Book Value$26.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,300
Market Cap$63.08 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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CAT stock has increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $114.67. 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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.26. The industrial products company had revenue of $13.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 last year, the business posted $2.55 EPS. View Caterpillar's earnings history.

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

Caterpillar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 21st will be given a dividend of $1.03 per share on Thursday, February 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 earnings per share (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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $178.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's share price to reach $135.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CAT stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact 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 during the month of 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 trading volume of 3,500,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company 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."

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.00%), Stillwater Investment Management LLC (0.00%), Private Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Blackhawk Capital Partners LLC. (0.00%), Thomasville National Bank (0.00%) and Fulton Bank N.A. (0.00%). 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 Fulton Bank N.A., Thomasville National Bank, Private Asset Management Inc., Stillwater Investment Management LLC, Blackhawk Capital Partners LLC., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Bath Savings Trust Co, and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. 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 activity 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 $114.67.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $63.08 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]

This page was last updated on 4/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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