NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, News & Analysis

$118.35
+0.67 (+0.57 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 10:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
$118.11
Now: $118.35
$118.9356
50-Day Range
$114.68
MA: $128.73
$139.3750
52-Week Range
$112.06
Now: $118.35
$159.37
Volume174,564 shs
Average Volume4.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$66.58 billion
P/E Ratio10.55
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta1.52
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. Read More…

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$54.72 billion
Cash Flow$16.6222 per share
Book Value$26.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$66.58 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, July 22nd will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Tuesday, August 20th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 19th. This is an increase from Caterpillar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The industrial products company reported $2.83 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.12 by $0.29. The industrial products company had revenue of $14.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $14.47 billion. Caterpillar had a return on equity of 43.35% and a net margin of 11.26%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.97 EPS. 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 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

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

Caterpillar issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $11.75-12.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $12.20.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Caterpillar's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $188.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's share price to reach $139.0425 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% 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 4 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 10 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 been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Caterpillar's key executives?

Caterpillar's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.92%), BlackRock Inc. (6.22%), Primecap Management Co. CA (1.67%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%), Sanders Capital LLC (1.09%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%). 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 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Impala Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Natixis and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which major investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Sanders Capital LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, AQR Capital Management LLC, Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, Invesco Ltd. and Vanguard Group 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 $118.35.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $66.58 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.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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Caterpillar (NYSE CAT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,016 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,115 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,131
MarketBeat'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 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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