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Caterpillar Stock Forecast, Price & News

$145.91
+0.77 (+0.53 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$143.01
Now: $145.91
$146.70
50-Day Range
$134.39
MA: $144.64
$153.87
52-Week Range
$87.50
Now: $145.91
$156.25
Volume1.85 million shs
Average Volume4.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$79.01 billion
P/E Ratio19.59
Dividend Yield2.84%
Beta1.13
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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.99 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Construction machinery
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
CUSIP14912310
Phone224-551-4000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.80 billion
Cash Flow$15.96 per share
Book Value$26.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,300
Market Cap$79.01 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$145.91
+0.77 (+0.53 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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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 (WHO). Since then, CAT shares have increased by 44.9% and is now trading at $145.91.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Caterpillar?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) released its earnings results on Friday, July, 31st. The industrial products company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.37. The industrial products company earned $10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.40 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 8.90% and a return on equity of 30.52%. Caterpillar's revenue was down 30.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.83 earnings per share.
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How often does Caterpillar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Caterpillar?

Caterpillar declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $1.03 per share on Thursday, August 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 17th.
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What price target have analysts set for CAT?

24 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Caterpillar's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's stock price to reach $141.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CAT stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 coverage optimism score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,000,000 shares, an increase of 12.2% from the August 15th total of 6,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (jnj), Intel (intc), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.67%), BlackRock Inc. (6.63%), Sanders Capital LLC (1.14%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.07%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.98%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, Lange Bob De and Suzette M Long.
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Which institutional investors are selling Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Sanders Capital LLC, Prudential PLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., American International Group Inc., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, Lange Bob De, and Suzette M Long.
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Which institutional investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TD Asset Management Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, and PGGM Investments.
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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 $145.91.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $79.01 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.

What is Caterpillar's official website?

The official website for Caterpillar is 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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