NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$140.74 +1.79 (+1.29 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 12:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$139.17
Today's Range$138.29 - $140.86
52-Week Range$105.11 - $173.24
Volume117,859 shs
Average Volume4.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$82.56 billion
P/E Ratio20.24
Dividend Yield2.26%
Beta1.32
Caterpillar logoCaterpillar 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 Ratio1.52
Current Ratio1.36
Quick Ratio0.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.24
Forward P/E Ratio13.09
P/E Growth0.97

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$45.46 billion
Price / Sales1.85
Cash Flow$11.9881 per share
Price / Cash11.74
Book Value$23.14 per share
Price / Book6.08

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.88
Net Income$754 million
Net Margins4.59%
Return on Equity34.38%
Return on Assets6.48%

Miscellaneous

Employees98,400
Outstanding Shares597,950,000
Market Cap$82,564.91

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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, June 13th. Investors of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Monday, August 20th. This represents a $3.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th. This is a boost from Caterpillar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.78. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 24th. The industrial products company reported $2.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.11 by $0.71. The industrial products company had revenue of $12.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.99 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 4.59% and a return on equity of 34.38%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 30.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.28 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, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

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

Caterpillar updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.25-11.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $9.15.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

25 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's stock price to reach $173.4762 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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. Joseph E. Creed, Interim CFO & VP of the Fin. Services Division (Age 42)
  • Ms. Jananne A. Copeland, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CAT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.98 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.20%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.06%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.05%) and Selz Capital LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, David L Calhoun, Dennis A Muilenburg, 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Rathbone Brothers plc, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Cullinan Associates Inc., Westpac Banking Corp, Retirement Systems of Alabama and BLB&B Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, Jananne A Copeland, Joseph E Creed, Lange Bob De, Suzette M Long, Thomas A Pellette and William A Osborn. 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 Selz Capital LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Clinton Group Inc., Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Broadleaf Partners LLC, Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Caterpillar stock in the last two years include David L Calhoun, Dennis A Muilenburg 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 $139.31.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $82.56 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.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  834 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  960 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,794
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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