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

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$141.80 -0.27 (-0.19 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 01:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$142.07
Today's Range$141.12 - $143.18
52-Week Range$129.40 - $173.24
Volume3.74 million shs
Average Volume5.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$90.63 billion
P/E Ratio20.61
Dividend Yield2.44%
Beta1.37
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Construction machinery
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:CAT
CUSIP14912310
Phone224-551-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.59
Current Ratio1.37
Quick Ratio0.97

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.61
Forward P/E Ratio12.17
P/E Growth0.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$45.46 billion
Price / Sales1.85
Cash Flow$10.9414 per share
Price / Cash12.96
Book Value$23.14 per share
Price / Book6.13

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.88
Net Income$754 million
Net Margins6.12%
Return on Equity40.60%
Return on Assets7.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees98,400
Outstanding Shares594,330,000
Market Cap$90.63 billion

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, October 10th. Investors of record on Monday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share on Tuesday, November 20th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 19th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 30th. The industrial products company reported $2.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.73 by $0.24. The industrial products company earned $14.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.09 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 6.12% and a return on equity of 40.60%. Caterpillar's revenue for the quarter was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.49 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 Tuesday, October 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772168554.

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

Caterpillar updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $11.00-12.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.75.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

27 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Caterpillar's shares. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's share price to reach $171.95 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 7,419,962 shares, a decline of 19.6% from the August 31st total of 9,224,676 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,105,530 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Caterpillar's Current Options Chain.

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, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Pellette, Group Pres of Construction Industries (Age 55)
  • Mr. Bob De Lange, Group Pres of Customer & Dealer Support (Age 48)
  • Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Jananne A. Copeland, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.11%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.05%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Broadleaf Partners LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Monument Capital Management, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Atria Investments LLC and Clarus Wealth Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, Denise C Johnson, Jananne A Copeland, Joseph E Creed, Lange Bob De, Suzette M Long and Thomas A Pellette. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factory Mutual Insurance Co., JCIC Asset Management Inc., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Callahan Advisors LLC, Quattro Financial Advisors LLC, Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC, Lourd Capital LLC and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 $141.80.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $90.63 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:  925 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,030 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,955
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This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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