NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $143.36 +1.47 (+1.04 %) (As of 04/22/2019 02:06 AM ET)Previous Close$143.36Today's Range$142.42 - $144.7752-Week Range$112.06 - $161.60Volume4.50 million shsAverage Volume3.47 million shsMarket Capitalization$82.51 billionP/E Ratio12.78Dividend Yield2.40%Beta1.46 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, compactors, cold planers, feller bunchers, harvesters, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, skidders, telehandlers, and utility vehicles; backhoe, knuckleboom, compact track, multi-terrain, skid steer, and track-type loaders; forestry and wheel excavators; and site prep and track-type tractors. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, rotary drills, hard rock vehicles, track-type tractors, mining trucks, longwall miners, wheel loaders, off-highway and articulated trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, wheel dozers, landfill and 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 and integrated systems for the power generation, marine, oil, and gas industries; turbines, centrifugal gas compressors, and related services; remanufactured reciprocating engines and components; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and other rail-related products. The company's Financial Products segment provides operating and finance leases, installment sale contracts, working capital loans, and wholesale financing; and insurance and risk management products. Its All Other operating segment manufactures filters and fluids, undercarriage, ground engaging tools, fluid transfer products, precision seals, and rubber sealing and connecting components; parts distribution; integrated logistics solutions and distribution services; 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. Receive CAT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CAT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Construction machinery Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:CAT Previous Symbol CUSIP14912310 CIK18230 Webwww.caterpillar.com Phone224-551-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.78 Current Ratio1.37 Quick Ratio0.96Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.78 Forward P/E Ratio11.76 P/E Growth0.75 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$54.72 billion Price / Sales1.51 Cash Flow$16.4782 per share Price / Cash Flow8.70 Book Value$24.46 per share Price / Book5.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$11.22 Net Income$6.15 billion Net Margins11.23% Return on Equity45.31% Return on Assets8.69%Miscellaneous Employees104,000 Outstanding Shares575,540,000Market Cap$82.51 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 9th. Investors of record on Monday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Monday, May 20th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 18th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History. How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter? Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 28th. The industrial products company reported $2.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.98 by $0.43. The industrial products company had revenue of $14.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.36 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 11.23% and a return on equity of 45.31%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.16 EPS. View Caterpillar's Earnings History. When is Caterpillar's next earnings date? Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar. How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call? Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 24th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of 11.75-12.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $12.77. Caterpillar also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $11.75-12.75 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CAT? 27 equities research analysts 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 $146.1925 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% 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 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar. Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about CAT stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a news sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Caterpillar's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Caterpillar include Komatsu (KMTUY), CNH Industrial (CNHI), Astec Industries (ASTE), Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Douglas Dynamics (PLOW), Manitowoc (MTW), Gencor Industries, Inc. (DE) (GENC), ASV (ASV) and Lonking (LONKF). 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), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), General Electric (GE), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Micron Technology (MU). 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, Sr. VP (Age 56)Mr. Bob De Lange, Group Pres of Services, Distribution & Digital (Age 49)Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)Mr. G. Michael Marvel, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57) Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders? Caterpillar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.12%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.06%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.04%). 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 Strs Ohio, Calamos Advisors LLC, Country Trust Bank, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Cribstone Capital Management LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Hayden Royal LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Joseph E Creed and Thomas A Pellette. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar. Which major investors are buying Caterpillar stock? CAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., Pacer Advisors Inc., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Manning & Napier Group LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and Hennessy Advisors 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 $143.36. How big of a company is Caterpillar? Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $82.51 billion and generates $54.72 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $6.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.22 on an earnings per share basis. Caterpillar employs 104,000 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 984 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,084 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,068MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Caterpillar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the price-to-earnings growth (PEG) ratio?