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NYSE:CATCaterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$135.12
+6.16 (+4.78 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$133.39
Now: $135.12
$139.37
50-Day Range
$104.48
MA: $113.99
$128.96
52-Week Range
$87.50
Now: $135.12
$150.55
Volume5.59 million shs
Average Volume3.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.13 billion
P/E Ratio14.31
Dividend Yield3.19%
Beta1.1
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: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.59 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$16.87 per share
Book Value$26.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,300
Market Cap$73.13 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CAT shares have increased by 34.2% and is now trading at $135.12. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Caterpillar?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Caterpillar.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Caterpillar.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.09. The industrial products company earned $10.64 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.98 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 10.41% and a return on equity of 37.15%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 21.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.94 earnings per share. View Caterpillar's earnings history.

How often does Caterpillar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Caterpillar?

Caterpillar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 8th. Investors of record on Monday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Wednesday, May 20th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 17th. View Caterpillar's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

21 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Caterpillar's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's stock price to reach $128.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%. View analysts' price targets for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CAT stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of -1.0 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 press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutCaterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,560,000 shares, a drop of 16.2% from the April 30th total of 10,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Caterpillar's Current Options Chain.

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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.38%), Primecap Management Co. CA (1.44%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.42%), Sanders Capital LLC (1.32%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.24%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.02%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, Lange Bob De and Suzette M Long. 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 State Street Corp, Capital World Investors, Primecap Management Co. CA, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Morgan Stanley, American International Group Inc., Prudential PLC, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, and Suzette M Long. View insider buying and selling activity for Caterpillar.

Which major investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Invesco Ltd., Wellington Management Group LLP, Capital Research Global Investors, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Swiss National Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and WestEnd Advisors LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Caterpillar's stock price today?

One share of CAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.12.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $73.13 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 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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