NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $122.90 +0.64 (+0.52 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$122.26Today's Range$122.21 - $124.0852-Week Range$112.06 - $159.37Volume2.67 million shsAverage Volume5.14 million shsMarket Capitalization$70.28 billionP/E Ratio10.95Dividend Yield2.75%Beta1.45 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. 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 Webhttp://www.caterpillar.com/ Phone224-551-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.57 Current Ratio1.43 Quick Ratio0.98Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.95 Forward P/E Ratio10.04 P/E Growth0.85 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$54.72 billion Price / Sales1.28 Cash Flow$16.2137 per share Price / Cash Flow7.58 Book Value$27.07 per share Price / Book4.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$11.22 Net Income$6.15 billion Net Margins11.50% Return on Equity45.08% Return on Assets8.66%Miscellaneous Employees104,000 Outstanding Shares571,880,000Market Cap$70.28 billion Next Earnings Date7/29/2019 (Estimated) 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 Friday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 22nd will be given a dividend of $1.03 per share on Tuesday, August 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 19th. This is a positive change 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The industrial products company reported $2.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.84 by $0.10. The industrial products company had revenue of $13.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.36 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 11.50% and a return on equity of 45.08%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.82 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 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar. What guidance has Caterpillar issued on next quarter's earnings? Caterpillar updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $11.75-12.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $12.29. Caterpillar also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $12.06-13.06 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CAT? 26 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their predictions range from $105.00 to $188.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's stock price to reach $144.7816 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar? 26 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 12 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 articles about CAT stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Caterpillar's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Caterpillar include Komatsu (KMTUY), CNH Industrial (CNHI), Douglas Dynamics (PLOW), Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Astec Industries (ASTE), 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), General Electric (GE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD) and AT&T (T). Who are Caterpillar's key executives? Caterpillar's management team includes the folowing people: Donald James Umpleby, Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerAndrew Robert John Bonfield, Chief Financial OfficerJulie A. Lagacy, Chief Information Officer & Vice PresidentMichael A. McGuire, Co-Chief Compliance OfficerThomas A. Pellette, Senior Vice President Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders? Caterpillar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (1.64%), Northern Trust Corp (1.29%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.26%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.26%), Sanders Capital LLC (0.83%) and Morgan Stanley (0.73%). 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 FMR LLC, Lodge Hill Capital LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, FIL Ltd, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC, Natixis, Morgan Stanley and Dana Investment Advisors 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Sanders Capital LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, LSV Asset Management, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 $122.90. How big of a company is Caterpillar? Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $70.28 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: 994 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,093 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,087MarketBeat'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 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Percentage Decliners Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.